Whale Watching Platform - Gerringong, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena
S 34° 44.860 E 150° 50.022
56H E 301699 N 6152801
Quick Description: A whale watching platform high on Boat Harbour Reserve was officially opened by the Mayor of Kiama Municipal Council Sandra McCarthy.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 12/8/2013 12:59:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMJN73
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo
Views: 3

Long Description:
The platform was a joint project between the Lions Club of Gerringong & the Kiama Municipal Council. The platform has seating, protective fencing & placards outlining the types of whales, their communication & migration. It is also a good spot to view the yachts heading south in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Serving a record-breaking 12 years as mayor, Cr Sandra McCarthy was highly regarded in local government circles and will be remembered for guiding Kiama council through a stable period of local government in what was a tumultuous political time in the Illawarra. Cr. McCarthy did not stand for re-election in the 2012 Local Government elections.

The plaque is worded: The construction of this whale watching platform was a joint project between the Lions Club of Gerringong and Kiama Municipal Council and was opened by Mayor Sandra McCarthy on 8th June 2007.
What was opened/inaugurated?: A whale watching platform

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Cr. Sandra McCarthy Mayor Kiama Municipal Council

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 8 June 2007

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