The Sharpes Beach Carpark Precinct Accessibility Upgrade will provide essential infrastructure and embellishments that will improve the overall visitor experience and accessibility of both the very popular Sharpes Beach and the connecting high impact tourism assets.
Sharpes Beach is directly accessed from Tourist Drive 30 and the very popular Coastal Recreation Path, the carpark also provides access to the Aboriginal Cultural Ways walk which explores Ballina's rich heritage and living Aboriginal Culture. The project upgrades will attract inclusive tourism, improve current tourism assets through the supply of important facilities and boost community and recreational use of Sharpes Beach. The Sharpes Beach Carpark Precinct Accessibility Upgrade will complete the works in the adopted Sharpes Beach Master Plan. The scope of this project includes accessible toilet facilities, a viewing deck and shower, the construction of a carpark, provision of storage facilities for Surf Life Saving and beautification of the area.