Proposed bathing reserve for Bokarina

Sunshine Coast Council wants you to have your say on a bathing reserve at Bokarina which will enable the introduction of a lifeguard service which is planned to start in September 2020.

Council invites you to comment on the proposed bathing reserve. Submissions close 8 October 2019, 5pm.

The ease of access to Bokarina’s beach and projected growth of the region were identified in the Surf Lifesaving Queensland Lifesaving Services Plan 2018-2022. This plan was endorsed by council at its Ordinary Meeting 22 February 2018. It recommends the commencement of a patrolled beach at Bokarina from September 2020.

Before a lifeguard service can commence at Bokarina, a bathing reserve must be gazetted. Council must make application to the state government for the gazettal of the bathing reserve.

To commence a lifeguard service at Bokarina, council proposes to apply to extend the existing Wurtulla beach bathing reserve north to beach access 245. Council will apply for the new bathing reserve and repeal the existing Wurtulla bathing reserve, which will have the effect of extending the existing Wurtulla bathing reserve by approximately 700 meters, permitting the establishment of a patrolled beach at Bokarina.

The area of the proposed bathing reserve is shown on the survey plan.

Until such time that there is a gazetted bathing reserve, a patrolled beach cannot be established at Bokarina.

To lodge your submission:

Post:

The Chief Executive Officer
Sunshine Coast Council
Locked Bag 72
Sunshine Coast Mail Centre QLD 4560

Email: mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Dog off leash is not permitted within the existing Wurtulla bathing reserve (beach access 249-247). The proposed extension of the bathing reserve north to beach access 245 means the dog off leash area also requires amendment. Council proposes to also extend the signed area, that is, "Dogs on leash may traverse through the bathing reserve without stopping to access the off leash area", to the new bathing reserve. The new local law amendment to the dog off leash area to permit the new bathing reserve is currently open for consultation. Read more and have your say on the proposed local law amendments.

Where to from here

Council will review and consider all submissions prior to making application for the bathing reserve.

Sunshine Coast Council wants you to have your say on a bathing reserve at Bokarina which will enable the introduction of a lifeguard service which is planned to start in September 2020.

Council invites you to comment on the proposed bathing reserve. Submissions close 8 October 2019, 5pm.

The ease of access to Bokarina’s beach and projected growth of the region were identified in the Surf Lifesaving Queensland Lifesaving Services Plan 2018-2022. This plan was endorsed by council at its Ordinary Meeting 22 February 2018. It recommends the commencement of a patrolled beach at Bokarina from September 2020.

Before a lifeguard service can commence at Bokarina, a bathing reserve must be gazetted. Council must make application to the state government for the gazettal of the bathing reserve.

To commence a lifeguard service at Bokarina, council proposes to apply to extend the existing Wurtulla beach bathing reserve north to beach access 245. Council will apply for the new bathing reserve and repeal the existing Wurtulla bathing reserve, which will have the effect of extending the existing Wurtulla bathing reserve by approximately 700 meters, permitting the establishment of a patrolled beach at Bokarina.

The area of the proposed bathing reserve is shown on the survey plan.

Until such time that there is a gazetted bathing reserve, a patrolled beach cannot be established at Bokarina.

To lodge your submission:

Post:

The Chief Executive Officer
Sunshine Coast Council
Locked Bag 72
Sunshine Coast Mail Centre QLD 4560

Email: mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Dog off leash is not permitted within the existing Wurtulla bathing reserve (beach access 249-247). The proposed extension of the bathing reserve north to beach access 245 means the dog off leash area also requires amendment. Council proposes to also extend the signed area, that is, "Dogs on leash may traverse through the bathing reserve without stopping to access the off leash area", to the new bathing reserve. The new local law amendment to the dog off leash area to permit the new bathing reserve is currently open for consultation. Read more and have your say on the proposed local law amendments.

Where to from here

Council will review and consider all submissions prior to making application for the bathing reserve.