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Launching a new way at Patterson River

by BIA Vic on 5 Mar 2014
The govt and BIA Vic representatives celebrate the initiative. BIA VIC http://www.biavic.com.au/
The Boating Industry of Victoria ( BIAV) applauds and thanks the Minister for Ports David Hodgett, the Napthine Government & local MP for Carrum Donna Bauer for being awarded through its Boating Safety and Facilities Program ( BSFP) the funding of a master plan for better car and trailer parking facilities for anglers and boating enthusiasts at Patterson River Launching Way.

The Boating Industry through the BSFP $60,000 funding grant will engage with agency stakeholders Kingston City Council and Parks Victoria to develop a precinct plan for the Patterson River launching facility, to synergies existing facilities with other unused land areas to create efficiencies, increase capacity and to deal with parking overflow during peak demand for the launching facilities.

This project and master plan is the first step in the development of more efficient boat launching facilities in the State to assist in dealing with the constants that recreational boating enthusiasts endure when launching and retrieving there boats.

The BIAV welcome the recognition and importance that Minister Hodgett and the Napthine Government places on recreational boating in the State along with its commitment to improving Victoria's boating infrastructure.

The Patterson River facility is one of the most popular destinations for getting out on the water and is in high demand during peak times, we are delighted to be able to work with the local agencies to develop a master plan for this precinct that can be a spring board for other important launching facilities throughout the state,' Paul Benjamin, President of the BIAV stated.

The Paterson River facility is one of the largest launching facilities in the southern hemisphere and is a very important part of the local Community at Carrum servicing the needs of the local of fishing and boating enthusiasts. The Victorian boating community and industry, significantly contributes to the Victorian economy in terms of recreational boat operator licensing fees and vessel registration fees, the local boat manufacturing industry creating jobs for Victorians and servicing the Australian and export markets.

More at www.biavic.com.au
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