BELLARINE 2050 Our Place Our Future
The Bellarine Key features – March 2012
Natural assets pivot around the open green rural space in harmony with proximity to the Bay and the ocean.
Major industries / present and proposed
Building and construction
Equine / thoroughbred, equestrian, recreation
Current population – 110,000 during holiday season.
Activities – cycling , walking, swimming.
Rail associated activities
Community services – hospital, education, retail, commercial and light industrial.
Renewable Energy –
Tidal turbine adjacent to Bay entrance
Wind turbines affshore
Onshore and offshore facilities
Abalone plant between St Leonards and Indented Head.
Queenscliff – Ferry terminal and recreational / commercial moorings.
Portarlington – proposed Safe Harbour for both commercial and recreational fishing.
Portarlington – not approved but proposed
Leopold – not approved
Tourist ships / piers
On shore tourist service facilities