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The controversial Smiths Beach tourism development in Yallingup, which has been dogged by scandal in its 10-year history, is set to enter the spotlight again with new plans to be released today.
Shire of Busselton planners will release a report on yet-to-be revealed modified plans for the Smiths Beach project, after rejecting previous proposals.  beach plan 
Councillors will debate the plan next Monday.
The new plan will be released just days before developer Canal Rocks and the Shire of Busselton go before the State Administrative Tribunal on June 11 for a 12-day hearing into the multi-million dollar development.
Canal Rocks wants to build 272 tourist units, 104 homes, two 50-bed hotels, a 60-bed backpacker lodge and about 50 camping sites on 21ha at the southern end of Smiths Beach. 
Busselton shire rejected a modified proposal to the plan last December.
The Environmental Protection Authority rejected the project in April and said it would affect views of the coastline.
But EPA chairman Paul Vogel said a smaller development might be acceptable.
Canal Rocks would not comment on the new proposal.
The developer has never commented on the EPA’s rejection of its plan. 

 Source : www.thewest.com.au


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