June 16

Upgrade for Menindee Lakes Caravan Park

first_imgUpgrade for Menindee Lakes Caravan Park More than $575,000 in repair and upgrade work will be undertaken to the Menindee Lakes Caravan Park to ensure it can continue to service both locals and visitors to the area.The work, which is due to start on Monday next week, will be undertaken by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – Crown Lands which manages the park.A $235,000 injection from the COVID-19 stimulus program is being supported by budget allocations from the department to see more than $575,000 in maintenance and improvement works that have been identified.Work will include:Repairs to buildings and upgrades to plumbing infrastructure and fire safety equipment as well as demolition of old buildings and safe removal of asbestos.A new water supply system will be installed throughout the park including new water pipes, taps and connections. A new septic system will also be installed.Electrical upgrades will include replacement of power outlet heads, upgrades to switchboards and other work.Menindee Lakes Caravan Park, which is located on a Crown land reserve on the eastern shores of Lake Menindee, was brought under the management of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – Crown Lands in August 2020.The caravan park was established in the early 1960s and is a popular weekend recreational area for residents of the Broken Hill region with its caravan, camping and cabin accommodation in a stunning outback location.The repair and upgrade work will give the park a boost by ensuring Far West residents can access improved facilities while supporting the park’s appeal as an accommodation destination for the Menindee Lakes region.The department has been liaising with caravan owners at the site about a required temporary closure of the park from 15 February 2021 to 16 April 2021 to allow the upgrade work to occur.Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said the COVID-19 stimulus program was upgrading facilities while supporting local economies.“The COVID-19 stimulus program has been designed to support communities that have been navigating extremely challenging conditions,” Minister Pavey said.“Projects like this are being funded to create work for regional businesses and tradies and they bring in customers and tourists to boost the local economy in regional areas.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:asbestos, Broken Hill, camping, caravan, covid-19, Economy, environment, Government, housing, industry, infrastructure, Menindee, Minister, NSW Department of Industry, outback, planning, property, Safetylast_img

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