Council, as the Corporate Manager
of the Coffs Coast State Park Trust, has welcomed the news that the Deep Sea
Fishing Club will be able to continue its operation through its partnership
with the North Coast Hotel Group.
In making decisions about
commercial undertakings on the Reserve, the Trust is obliged by the NSW
Government’s Crown Lands Act to consider the best and highest use of the
Reserve, including commercial viability and commercial return on the assets in
This was confirmed by
correspondence provided to the Trust by Crown Lands which Council, as the
Corporate Manager of the Trust, was required to rely on in its deliberations.
It is pleasing that through the
hard work of all parties involved that the Deep Sea Fishing Club can continue
its activities. This has also been able to be achieved in accordance with the advice
provided to the Trust by Crown Lands.
Council, as Corporate Manager of
the Trust, is looking forward to continuing to work with the Club for the
duration of the current lease.
At the completion of the lease in
2021, the Deep Sea Fishing Club - and any other interested parties - will be encouraged
to take part in the future Expression of Interest process that is required to take