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Government Policy & SupportGovernment Policy & Support
forfor
GOLD COAST MARINE INDUSTRYGOLD COAST MARINE INDUSTRY
Background
 Gold Coast economy based
on property development &
tourism for over 50 years
 1990 Population – 250,000
 20...
Gold Coast Leisure Marine Industry
- 300 days of sunshine each year
- Average temperature 25º C
- 30 Boat builders
- 26,50...
2001-VISION:
 For the Gold Coast Marine Industry
Precinct to be internationally
recognised as a centre of excellence
for ...
THE 4 PILLARS OF LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
 RESEARCH
 PLANNING
 CONSTRUCTION
 MARKETING
Initial Research:
To determine the optimum size of the precinct
 Area of land required
 Type of land required
 Location...
Research Cont’d…
 Private investment
 Number of employees
 Employee housing
 Employee transport
 Training facilities
...
On-Going Research:
Industry surveys
Export market research
Training Needs Analysis
Research Findings:
 Minimum area 250 hectares
 Location – Coomera River
 Greenfield site best option
 Private particip...
Strategic Planning:
- From swamp land to world-class marine precinct
 Economic impact
 Environmental impact
 Department...
State Government Approvals
 Department of Lands – Rezoning land usage
 Department of Economic Development – Economic Imp...
Utilities Approvals
 Electricity
 Telephones
 Wireless Broadband
Precinct Objectives:
 Attract world-class boat building companies
 Attract reputable, experienced marine service industr...
Attract Anchor Tenants
 Marina
– Gold Coast City
Marina
 Repair & Refit
– Viking
 Boat building
– Riviera
 MTU Detroit...
Construction:
- Provided by Local Government
Internet
Phone
Power
Water
Gas
Access
Roads
Rail
Bridges
Sewerage
Drainage
La...
Construction:
- Provided by Private Developers
Child
Care
Homes
Shops &
Offices
Sheds Haul-out
Dry
Storage
Marina
Applicat...
Precinct Marketing:
- Local Government Assistance
- Marine Industry
Association
- Boat Shows
- Web Site
- DVD Presentation...
Outcomes:
- International recognition by 2007
- Industry grows to 400 companies by 2008
- 4500 Employees by 2008 (Currentl...
Boat Builders:
Over 30 Gold Coast Boat Builders including:
Riviera
Maritimo
Telwater
Azzura
G-Force Marine
Mustang
Pegiva
...
Repair & Refit:
 Air Conditioning
 Engine maintenance
 Electrical contractors
 Fibreglass repairs
 Electronics suppli...
Gold Coast City Marina:
 Haul out-up to 35
metres (150 Tonnes)
 Dry rack storage for
200 boats
 18 Superyacht
berths
 ...
Specialist TAFE College
 Capacity for 200 students
 Fibreglass boatbuilding
 Aluminium boatbuilding
 Engine repair &
m...
Industry Benefits:
 One-stop-shop: All boating needs in one
location.
 Saves time & money
 Attracts skilled tradespeopl...
Industry Benefits Cont’d….
 Critical mass attracts new technology
 Critical mass supports specialist training
 Collecti...
The Bottom Line
 Largest marine precinct in the Southern Hemisphere
 Largest concentration of marine businesses in
Austr...
Future Outlook:
 Strong position
 International reputation
 Extensive range of
services
 Attracting new
companies
 Co...
THE 4 PILLARS OF LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
 PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH
 COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING
 CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTUR...
Australia’s Gold Coast:
 472 km of canals and
waterways - more than
Venice and Amsterdam
combined
 Luxury waterfront
hom...
Boating is a way of life
Australia’s Gold Coast marine industry is
the envy of the boating world!
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  1. 1. Government Policy & SupportGovernment Policy & Support forfor GOLD COAST MARINE INDUSTRYGOLD COAST MARINE INDUSTRY
  2. 2. Background  Gold Coast economy based on property development & tourism for over 50 years  1990 Population – 250,000  2002-REDAB formed  2010 Population – 450,000+  Growth now 15,000 p.a.
  3. 3. Gold Coast Leisure Marine Industry - 300 days of sunshine each year - Average temperature 25º C - 30 Boat builders - 26,500 boats
  4. 4. 2001-VISION:  For the Gold Coast Marine Industry Precinct to be internationally recognised as a centre of excellence for the leisure marine industry within 10 years
  5. 5. THE 4 PILLARS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT  RESEARCH  PLANNING  CONSTRUCTION  MARKETING
  6. 6. Initial Research: To determine the optimum size of the precinct  Area of land required  Type of land required  Location of suitable land  Infrastructure required  Companies prepared to relocate  Cost to develop – economic viability
  7. 7. Research Cont’d…  Private investment  Number of employees  Employee housing  Employee transport  Training facilities  Construction time  Project funding
  8. 8. On-Going Research: Industry surveys Export market research Training Needs Analysis
  9. 9. Research Findings:  Minimum area 250 hectares  Location – Coomera River  Greenfield site best option  Private participation  Substantial infrastructure  Substantial investment  Up to 6,000 employees  Local housing required  Child Care facilities required  Training facilities required
  10. 10. Strategic Planning: - From swamp land to world-class marine precinct  Economic impact  Environmental impact  Departmental approvals  Landfill & drainage  Roads  Electricity  Water  Sewerage  Gas  Telecommunications
  11. 11. State Government Approvals  Department of Lands – Rezoning land usage  Department of Economic Development – Economic Impact  Dep’t of Primary Industries & Fisheries – Waterways impact  Department of Environment - Environmental Impact  Department of Transport – Waterways Dredging  Department of Public Works - Roads
  12. 12. Utilities Approvals  Electricity  Telephones  Wireless Broadband
  13. 13. Precinct Objectives:  Attract world-class boat building companies  Attract reputable, experienced marine service industry companies  Become a major source of stable employment  Facilitate growth of export-oriented companies  Provide a one-stop-shop for servicing local and overseas boat owners
  14. 14. Attract Anchor Tenants  Marina – Gold Coast City Marina  Repair & Refit – Viking  Boat building – Riviera  MTU Detroit Diesel Engines
  15. 15. Construction: - Provided by Local Government Internet Phone Power Water Gas Access Roads Rail Bridges Sewerage Drainage Landfill Design Precinct
  16. 16. Construction: - Provided by Private Developers Child Care Homes Shops & Offices Sheds Haul-out Dry Storage Marina Applications Design Precinct
  17. 17. Precinct Marketing: - Local Government Assistance - Marine Industry Association - Boat Shows - Web Site - DVD Presentation - Export assistance - Workshops & Seminars
  18. 18. Outcomes: - International recognition by 2007 - Industry grows to 400 companies by 2008 - 4500 Employees by 2008 (Currently 3,000) - Exports >Aus$350 million to 30 countries - Stronger industry through cooperation
  19. 19. Boat Builders: Over 30 Gold Coast Boat Builders including: Riviera Maritimo Telwater Azzura G-Force Marine Mustang Pegiva Stessl Sunrunner Argus
  20. 20. Repair & Refit:  Air Conditioning  Engine maintenance  Electrical contractors  Fibreglass repairs  Electronics suppliers  Interior design & upholstery  Painting & refinishing  Stainless steel fabrication
  21. 21. Gold Coast City Marina:  Haul out-up to 35 metres (150 Tonnes)  Dry rack storage for 200 boats  18 Superyacht berths  126 Marina Berths  8 Superyacht build sheds
  22. 22. Specialist TAFE College  Capacity for 200 students  Fibreglass boatbuilding  Aluminium boatbuilding  Engine repair & maintenance  Diesel mechanics  Marine drafting  Local & overseas students
  23. 23. Industry Benefits:  One-stop-shop: All boating needs in one location.  Saves time & money  Attracts skilled tradespeople  Maximises their income  Attracts leading supply chain companies  Reduces production lead times  Reduces freight costs
  24. 24. Industry Benefits Cont’d….  Critical mass attracts new technology  Critical mass supports specialist training  Collective marketing and advertising  Value of combined promotion far exceeds each company’s individual contribution
  25. 25. The Bottom Line  Largest marine precinct in the Southern Hemisphere  Largest concentration of marine businesses in Australia  US$190 million invested to date  450% increase in employment in 7 years  Contributed US$480 million to local economy  Exported US$350 million to over 30 countries  World-class maintenance & refit facilities attract multi-million dollar work from international superyachts  Fastest growing residential area in Australia
  26. 26. Future Outlook:  Strong position  International reputation  Extensive range of services  Attracting new companies  Continued investment  Continued training
  27. 27. THE 4 PILLARS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT  PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH  COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING  CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE  MARKETING ASSISTANCE
  28. 28. Australia’s Gold Coast:  472 km of canals and waterways - more than Venice and Amsterdam combined  Luxury waterfront homes and apartments – Population 450,000  32,500 privately-owned boats
  29. 29. Boating is a way of life Australia’s Gold Coast marine industry is the envy of the boating world!
  30. 30. . Download this presentation at: www.goldcoastmarineindustry.org .

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