Twelve Apostles Redevelopment Project in Australia marks major milestone

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The Twelve Apostles Redevelopment Project in Australia has marked a major milestone through its official partnership with First Nations Corp. Moreover, the Federal and Victorian Governments are working ’round the clock to ensure the project’s continued progression. In regards to ensuring that culture remains a priority focus, the project has also partnered with the Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC)

Quite impressively, the Twelve Apostles Redevelopment Project in Australia strives to transform the precinct. In addition to making it safe as well as easier to enjoy, for both locals and tourists. Furthermore, the $108 million redevelopment is a part of the broader Geelong City Deal.

Additionally, it doubles up as the next stage of projects delivered under the Shipwreck Coast Master Plan. Alongside community consultation, the plan was developed over a period of three years. 

Overview of the Twelve Apostles Redevelopment Project in Australia

The development works feature the upgrading of the viewing platform and safe beach access at Gibson Steps. It also features an expansion of parking areas alongside accessible community facilities and new access roads. Taking it a step further, the project will host information sessions that the local community is invited to.

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Harriet Shing, the Victorian Minister for Regional Development officially made the announcement confirming the community consultation process had begun. The sessions are set to begin this month and will run for a total of six months. In attendance, during the announcement was the Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, and Local Government, Catherine King. 

The project’s partnership with EMAC serves to acknowledge Eastern Maar’s intrinsic relationship and ongoing connection with the country. Catherine King further said that the project aligns well with the Eastern Maar Country Plan. As a result, it will ensure that it remains at the forefront of the redevelopment.

Marcus Clarke, EMAC Chief Executive Officer also spoke about the project, by firstly expressing excitement about joining the participatory design process. Marcus further noted that the Twelve Apostles Redevelopment Project is a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’. More especially, in regard to transforming the precinct into a more attractive destination for locals and visitors alike.