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Beacon 19 Boat Ramp to undergo $1.3 million upgrade | The Times



Boating facilities at Goolwa are set for a big improvement, with the Beacon 19 Boat Ramp to undergo a $1.3 million upgrade.

Works will modernise the 40-year-old structure and provide an improved boat launching point for fishers accessing the Coorong.

Alexandrina Council will contribute $650,000 to the project, with the state government to match funding through the Economic Stimulus Project.

The project aims to raise Goolwa’s profile as a boating destination and is hoped to encourage greater opportunities to link Beacon 19 with natural attractions found in the Coorong and Lower Lakes.

Alexandrina Council CEO Glenn Rappensberg said the upgrade would reinforce Goolwa as the state’s premier aquatic recreation playground.

“One of the main…

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