Friday, 15 September 2017
this response to the Geelong Advertiser’s query regarding the progress of the Sky Rig tourist proposal maintenance
of Barry Lane, Wallington.
Brett Luxford - Director Investment and Attraction
The Waterfront Master Plan, adopted in 2011,
identified that the Western Beach boat yard could be used as a tourist
Following an expression of interest process seeking
development proposals for Western Beach, the City entered into an agreement to
progress the Sky Rig concept.
However, after consultation with the State
Government, it was agreed to suspend any further development of the Sky Rig
proposal until the business case and master plan for the proposed Convention
and Exhibition Centre are finalised.
This has been communicated to the Sky Rig