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Tourism and Town Planning Impacts of Cycling in the Community

Tourism and Town Planning Impacts of Cycling in the Community

Posted 25 October 2021

Tourism & Events, Town Planning

An estimated 5.8 million Australian adults, or 29% of people aged between 18 and 90, spent money on cycling-related goods or services in 2020 alone. That is one of the findings in a new report released this month by WeRide.

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Noosa Council Releases Short Stay Accommodation Report

Noosa Council Releases Short Stay Accommodation Report

Posted 08 October 2021

Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

Noosa Council has released the results and findings of the public consultation into the proposed changes to Short Stay Letting and Home Stay Accommodation rules. Our team is currently poring over the document identifying any changes to the initially proposed rules and any new rules that may have appeared as well. We expect a lot […]

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New COVID grants for the hard hit tourism sector coming in October

New COVID grants for the hard hit tourism sector coming in October

Posted 17 September 2021

Tourism & Events

The Federal and State governments have just announced new grants to support tourism operators in hard-hit areas due to border closures. Details are scant at the moment with applications opening in October but what we do know so far is that the Tourism and Hospitality Sector Hardship Program will provide one-off grants of $15,000, $25,000 […]

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Bounce Noosa welcoming guests

Bounce Noosa welcoming guests

Posted 07 September 2021

Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

We are so happy to see the doors of Bounce Noosa open. RG Strategic’s town planners worked tirelessly on the project to get it off the ground and ensure consistent progress RG Strategic assisted with the Material Change of Use (MCU) application and the Operational Works (OPW) application. We prepared and submitted all paperwork for […]

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New Noosa Short Term Accommodation (STA) Rules – Do You Comply with the Proposed Changes?

New Noosa Short Term Accommodation (STA) Rules – Do You Comply with the Proposed Changes?

Posted 12 May 2021

Business Strategy, Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events

What Operators Need To Do To Stay Within The Rules Noosa Council is working through community consultation, with a new Local Law that will provide a regulating framework governing short term accommodation offerings. This includes short-stay letting and home-hosted accommodation. These rule changes will affect anyone operating a Short Term Accommodation (STA) operation including holiday […]

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Tourism development coming to life

Tourism development coming to life

Posted 12 April 2021

Liquor Licensing, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

Our clients, Clouds Montville and The Barrel at Clouds Vineyard, were featured in a wonderful segment on Weekender Channel 7 over the weekend. The segment highlighted the luxury cottages and other accommodation options at Clouds Montville Retreat in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, as well as the local culinary options and wine experiences at the Barrel at […]

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Supporting the Noosa Enduro 2021

Supporting the Noosa Enduro 2021

Posted 22 March 2021

Tourism & Events

RG Strategic is proud to be providing tourism and event support to the return of the Noosa Enduro. Matt Wilson, director at Procu Sports and one of the organisers of the Noosa Enduro, said that after a “10-year hiatus, we are thrilled to be bringing back the Enduro. This iconic event is fondly remembered by all […]

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Short Stay Accommodation – new proposed rules and management imposts on operators in Noosa Shire

Short Stay Accommodation – new proposed rules and management imposts on operators in Noosa Shire

Posted 09 March 2021

Business Strategy, Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

Noosa Council considers changes to draft Short Stay Letting local laws At its meeting on 9 March 2021, Noosa Shire Council’s Planning and Environment Committee considered changes to draft local laws governing the operation of short term or short stay accommodation in Noosa Shire. We outline some of the changes and their possible impact – […]

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The paradox of outdoor dining and car parking

The paradox of outdoor dining and car parking

Posted 08 December 2020

Business Strategy, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

When does outdoor dining trigger, or when should it trigger, requirements for additional car parking?

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Schoolies in Noosa – 7 Tips for Liquor License Holders

Schoolies in Noosa – 7 Tips for Liquor License Holders

Posted 11 November 2020

Liquor Licensing, Tourism & Events

Schoolies week is soon upon us but instead of the usual migration of thousands of school leavers to the southern coast, revellers are expecting to head north as Covid cancels official events on the Gold Coast. Hospitality operators are expecting an influx of over 5,000 students next week as celebrations ramp up. Accommodation providers are […]

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