The proposed Ocean Reef marina development will be located on the narrow coastal Bush Forever site 325 and in the Class-A reserve Marmion Marine Park. There is a major abalone reef just to the north of the marina and reason to be concerned about the impact of the development on that reef. It is therefore imperative that best environmental practice be strictly adhered to through all stages of the design and build process.
LandCorp is capable of designing sensitive, forward-thinking and creative projects although it is also capable of completely ignoring community sentiment and pushing ahead with unnecessary environmentally destructive actions. LandCorp must ensure it produces world-class sustainable and environmentally sensitive design at the site.
Along with a number of local residents, I will be paying close attention at the development progresses.