THE redevelopment of Kooyoora State Park could start within six months.
Friends of Kooyoora on Sunday were the first to see concept plans for the work by Djaara and Parks Victoria.
Plans include new shelters, Aboriginal interpretative and cultural activity spaces defined camping areas and artwork.
Project manager Mike Hayes and program manager Harvey Douglas flagged a review of campsite management with discussions to be held on whether access was for schools and organised groups only.
Historic Catto Lodge has been included in concept plans. A year ago, the Catto family and local communities advocated for the lodge’s retention, linking local management of Melville Caves with earlier and later Aboriginal use or management.
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