WITH green rolling hills on all sides, a delightful town centre with many shopping and eating options, free entry to Coal Creek Community Park and Museum and plenty more besides…
Korumburra is a tourism destination, as well as being the ‘gateway to South Gippsland and Wilsons Prom.
And since embracing its partnership with Prom Country Regional Tourism, the Korumburra Business Association has seen many spinoff benefits for the town and local business people.
“Korumburra now has its very own Korumburra Tourist Brochure that we would like to make people aware of. We also have our visitkorumburra.com.au website up and running and looking nicely bulked up with information now. Korumburra also has a great feature in the latest quarterly Gippsland Lifestyle magazine,” Mrs Cosson said this week.
“And none of this would have been possible if businesses here hadn’t taken up the option of joint membership of the KBA and also of Prom Tourism.”
“And we’d urge more businesses to take out the joint membership,” said KBA vice president Brian Hess.
Crs Lorraine Brunt and Andrew McEwen were there for the relaunch of the visitkorumburra.com.au website.
“You’ve done a wonderful job promoting Korumburra, that’s what this will do,” said Cr Brunt, noting that it wasn’t only good for visitors but also for people who might consider moving to the town to live.
“It’s a partnership we have to have right across the shire, not just the KBA but all the town groups so that we can promote the region properly. Tourism is growing steadily and we’ve also seen the situation where properties are being bought up in Loch, Korumburra, Sandy Point and all places in between,” Cr McEwen said.
“This place has been discovered, if you like, and that’s what this is all about.”
Executive Officer of PCRT, Christine Legg, has been delighted with the support and extra effort being put into promotion work by the KBA.
“Korumburra has really embraced the concept of regional tourism and I think it has been really good for Korumburra already and the whole region,” said Christine.
There’s the Korumburra town signs on the highway that went up in recent times and also a new visitkorumburra.com.au sign going up whenever there’s a break in events so that people can Google issues of interest as soon as they arrive in town.
It’s Korumburra putting its best foot forward for growth and development and a lot of it is down to the efforts of the KBA to provide a positive outlook, a practical approach and some real achievemnets.