Riverfront Reserves Long Term Concept Plan

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					                                                                                Murray Bridge Urban Growth

             Riverfront Management Strategy
                                                                                                                                              Riverfront Reserves                                                                                                                                                                                               Avoca Dell
                                                                                                                                              Long Term Concept Plan



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Key Principles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Overarching Principle -
                                                                                                                                                                                              Thiele                                                                                                                                    Sustainability of the River
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Improve the health of the River




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Respect the Aboriginal/
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                                                                            1. Avoca Dell Reserve                                                                                                                                                                 Long Island
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                                                                                Local/visitor Reserve
                                                                  1.            Focus on watercraft in particular high energy                                                                                                                                     Reserve
                                                                            2. Theile Reserve
                                                                                Local/visitor Reserve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tumbella
                                                                                Focus on watercraft                                                                                                                                                                      Reserve
                                                                            3. Hume Reserve
                                                                                Local/ visitor Reserve
                                                                                Focus on Indigenous Heritage and Habitat
                                                                            4. Sturt Reserve
                                                                                Local/ visitor Reserve
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                                                                                Focus on events and tourism
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                                                                                Local/visitor Reserve
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                                                                            6. Tumbella Reserve
                                                                                Local Reserve
                                                                                Focus on passive recreation use
                                                                            7. Swanport Reserve
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                                                                               A Local Reserve
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                                                                                                                                                         Walking/bike trails
                                                                                                                                                         Potential walk/cycle connections
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                                                                                8.                                                                       Federation walk (Crimson Lake 2000)
                                                                                                                                                         Rail and heritage walk
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Thiele Reserve                                                                                                                                                                                Sturt Reserve
                                            Walking trail to
                                                                                          Hume Reserve (and Railway Precinct)                                                                                                            Tourist Focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Long Island Reserve
                                            Avoca Dell                                                                                                                                                                                   - Tourist attractions
                                            boardwalk                                            Extend Reserve                                                                                                                          - Tourist boats
                         Upgrade toilets                                                         along Rocky                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Shack return to
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                         and access                                                              Gully Creek                                                                                                                                                                                                                               establish extended
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quiet water
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                                                                                                                                                           Small craft                                                                                                      House Boat                                                                                                                                              space
                     Shade tree                                                                                        Walk/cycle trail
                                                                                                                                                           landing                             Links to                                                                                                                                                         Walk/cycle to                  Lo
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                     plantings                                                                                                                                                                 Town Centre                                                                                                                                                      Sturt Reserve
                                                                                                                       Gully Creek
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 R                                                                       & wetlands
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                                                                                                                                                                              removal                                                                                                                                                                                                                    & jetty repair
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Open woodland tree
      Walking trail to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            planting providing                                                                              M
      Ukee Boat Club                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              for camping and car                                                                                 UR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  parking for events                                                                                       RA
                                                     Formalise carpark
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                                                     with gravel
                                                                                                                                                                                               for events                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Walk/cycle to
                                                     surface; edging
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                                                                                                   Walk/cycle trail                                                                                                                                                                                                         Proposed
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tree planting                                                                                                          Wetlands
                                                                                                                                              Walk/cycle trail
                                                                                                                                              to Sturt Reserve                                            Dog off leash
                                                                                                                                                                                                          area                                                                  Extension
                                                                                                                                                       Boat facilities                                                                                                                                                                    Future road to
                                                                                                                                                       Small Marina                                                                                                             opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bush Camp                               through to                                                Sturt Reserve
                                            Walk/ Cycle                                                                                                                                                                Dry land         ‘Camping Area’                          Narooma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       landscape        for events                              subdivision
                                            route