$11 million for our river projects
A total of $11,022,000 from the NSW Government has been allocated to create new tourism precincts along the Murray River from Albury to Tocumwal, including the Corowa-Mulwala Trail and the 10-year-old Corowa Foreshore Master Plan.
Member for Albury Greg Aplin made the announcement with Mayors from Albury City, Berrigan Shire and Federation Councils at Rowers Park in Corowa on Wednesday, April 4.
Mr Aplin said the new tourism corridor named the ‘Murray River Regional Experiences’ precinct will connect three major projects - the Albury Riverside Precinct, Parks and Wetlands Redevelopment, the Tocumwal Foreshore Activation and Economic Revitali- sation project, and the Corowa-Mulwala Trail and Foreshore Projects - creating the ultimate river tourism experience.
“Today’s announcement will transform our stunning waterways and wetlands into one of the state’s must-see river tourism trails,” Mr Aplin said.
“In short, this funding will open up parts of the Murray River that people have never before been able to explore.
“This funding will be used to build new tourism facilities that will give local residents and visitors access to parks, walking and cycling trails, boardwalks, man-made lagoons, billabongs and picnic facilities.”
He said the announcement is “one of the most significant tourism investments in many,