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  • Shire of Dandaragan

    LOCAL TOURISM PLANNING

    STRATEGY

    December 2012

    This Local Tourism Planning Strategy was produced by Tourism Western Australia for information purposes only. Information pertaining to this document may be subject to change, and should be checked against any amendments subsequent to its publication.

    The Shire of Dandaragan and Tourism Western Australia shall not be liable for any loss or damages howsoever caused as a result of reliance upon information contained in this Strategy.

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    Table of Contents Executive Summary..................................................................................... 7

    Summary of Recommendations..................................................................... 8

    1 Introduction....................................................................................... 12

    1.1 Background................................................................................. 12

    1.2 Vision ......................................................................................... 13

    1.3 Objectives................................................................................... 13

    1.4 Study Area.................................................................................. 13

    1.4.1 Badgingarra.......................................................................... 16

    1.4.2 Cervantes ............................................................................ 16

    1.4.3 Dandaragan.......................................................................... 16

    1.4.4 Jurien Bay ............................................................................ 16

    2 State, Regional and Local Context ........................................................ 17

    2.1 State and Regional Planning Framework ......................................... 17

    2.1.1 State Planning Strategy ......................................................... 17

    2.1.2 State Planning Policy No. 1 State Planning Framework ............... 17

    2.1.3 State Planning Policy No. 2 Environment and Natural Resources

    Policy 18

    2.1.4 State Planning Policy No. 2.5 Agricultural and Rural Land Use

    Planning 18

    2.1.5 State Planning Policy No. 2.6 State Coastal Planning Policy......... 19

    2.1.6 State Planning Policy No. 3 Urban Growth and Settlement .......... 19

    2.1.7 Planning Bulletin 49: Caravan Parks ........................................ 20

    2.1.8 Planning Bulletin 99: Holiday Homes Guidelines ........................ 21

    2.1.9 Tourism Planning Taskforce Report .......................................... 22

    2.1.10 Planning Bulletin 83: Planning for Tourism ............................ 22

    2.2 State and Regional Tourism Framework .......................................... 23

    2.2.1 Understanding the Caravan Industry in WA Research Report 2007

    23

    2.2.2 Australia’s Coral Coast draft Tourism Development Priorities 2010-

    2015 23

    2.2.3 Central Coast Strategic Tourism Planning Study 2008 ................ 26

    2.2.4 Nambung National Park Management Plan 1998-2008 ............... 27

    2.2.5 Management Plan for Lesueur National Park 1995-2005 ............. 28

    2.2.6 Indian Ocean Drive Economic and Social Impact Study .............. 28

    2.3 Local Framework ......................................................................... 29

    2.3.1 Shire of Dandaragan Strategic Plan May 2007........................... 29

    2.3.2 Shire of Dandaragan Local Planning Scheme No. 7 .................... 30

    2.3.3 Shire of Dandaragan Coastal Plan 1999.................................... 32

    2.3.4 Turquoise Coast Development Structure Plan 2003.................... 33

    2.3.5 North Head Structure Plan 2007.............................................. 36

    2.3.6 Jurien Bay Foreshore Plan 2008 .............................................. 38

    2.3.7 Master Plan for Wedge and Grey 2000 ..................................... 38

    2.4 Summary.................................................................................... 40

    3 Tourism Profile ................................................................................... 41

    3.1 Visitor Characteristics ................................................................... 41

    3.1.1 Tourism in Western Australia .................................................. 41

    3.1.2 Tourism in Australia’s Coral Coast ........................................... 42

    3.1.3 Tourism in the Shire of Dandaragan ........................................ 42

    3.1.3.1 Overnight Visitors .............................................................. 43

    3.1.3.2 Tourism Businesses within the Shire of Dandaragan ............... 44

    3.1.3.3 Purpose for Visit ................................................................ 44

    3.1.3.4 Overnight Visitors by Accommodation Types ......................... 45

    3.1.3.5 Mode of Transport.............................................................. 46

    3.1.3.6 Demographics ................................................................... 46

    3.2 Tourist Accommodation in the Shire of Dandaragan ......................... 47

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    3.2.1 Existing Tourist Accommodation.............................................. 47

    3.2.1.1 Occupancy Rates ............................................................... 48

    3.2.1.2 Holiday Homes .................................................................. 49

    3.2.2 Proposed Tourism Development .............................................. 49

    3.2.2.1 North Head ....................................................................... 50

    3.2.2.2 Ardross Estates ................................................................. 50

    3.3 Infrastructure Projects & Services .................................................. 51

    3.3.1 Indian Ocean Drive................................................................ 51

    3.3.2 Jurien Bay Foreshore ............................................................. 52

    3.3.3 Jurien Bay Marina.................................................................. 52

    3.3.4 Services ............................................................................... 52

    3.4 Tourist Attractions & Amenity ........................................................ 53

    3.4.1 Coastal Marine Environment ................................................... 53

    3.4.1.1 Jurien Bay Marine Park ....................................................... 53

    3.4.1.2 Lookouts and Beaches ........................................................ 53

    3.4.2 National Parks ...................................................................... 54

    3.4.2.1 Pinnacles Desert (Nambung National Park)............................ 54

    3.4.2.2 Lesueur National Park......................................................... 55

    3.4.3 Town Centre Amenity ............................................................ 55

    3.4.4 Visitors Centre ...................................................................... 55

    3.5 Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats .......................... 56

    3.6 Summary.................................................................................... 59

    4 Key Tourism Planning Issues................................................................ 60

    4.1 Local Planning Framework............................................................. 60

    4.1.1 Development Provisions ......................................................... 60

    4.1.1.1 Density............................................................................. 60

    4.1.1.2 Building Height .................................................................. 61

    4.1.1.3 Car Parking Requirements................................................... 61

    4.1.1.4 Length of Stay Provision ..................................................... 61

    4.1.2 Land Use Definitions .............................................................. 61

    4.1.3 Tourism Precincts .................................................................. 62

    4.1.4 Tourist Zones ....................................................................... 63

    4.1.4.1 Special Use Zone ............................................................... 63

    4.1.4.2 Tourist Zone...................................................................... 64

    4.1.4.3 Non-Tourism Sites ............................................................. 65

    4.1.5 Design and Development Principles for Tourist Accommodation... 65

    4.1.5.1 Development ..................................................................... 65

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