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Meet Your Candidate Forum

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Eurobodalla Council Elections 2021

A candidate from each group represented in the Eurobodalla Shire Elections was asked to present their groups platform with questions and answers at the Batemans bay Soldiers Club on November 24, 2021.

Candidates were asked to consider the following Chamber advocacy items followed by a QandA session attached.

  1. Retention Strategies for Young People, Young Families and Professionals.

    We recognise that our Shire has an accelerating increase in mean age (average age 54yrs) and one of the highest age dependency ratio’s in the country (556 out of 563 Shires).

    Currently there are many businesses and particularly tourism businesses struggling to attract and retain staff, despite our unemployment rate of 8.3% compared to the Regional NSW rate of 5.4% (June2021). While training is available in many areas through Business, TAFE, UOW etc., retention has not significantly changed.

    Past community engagement has indicated that there is a shortage of infrastructure for these demographics, moving forward we would like to work with Council to see facilities including the following facilitated in our region:

    • Indoor sporting facilities (soccer, basketball etc).
    • Entertainment infrastructure and  “Funland”, “Bowling” type facilities.
    • Indoor recreation spaces.
    • Mini golf, go-karts, artificial dive/ snorkel sites, theme parks similar to the Gold Rush Colony or other outdoor recreational infrastructure similar to the Mogo Adventure Hub.
    • New Event strategy with broader event support.
    • Over-coming the limitations experienced by current hospitality/dining enterprises.
    • In addition to this we believe we could improve the relationship between local businesses and school age children looking at career paths in the region.

    Young people, young professionals, families and tourists have many common infrastructure aspirations which improve quality of life and incentivise retention.

    Retention strategies are possible and we believe it is critical to encourage these.

  2. Affordable accommodation and rentable accommodation strategies.

    We believe that Council could encourage diversification of residential accommodation in new developments. We would encourage future Councillors to seek advice from experts in this field and to explore solutions in this area.

  3. Community Strategic Plan (CSP)

    The CSP for the previous administration stipulated community indicators to allow assessment of the plan for future CSP use. Prior to the CSP workshop in 2016 the community indicators for the previous 4 years were not assessed. The 2016 CSP community workshop floundered to the point where a vote was taken on whether to continue.

    We believe Council’s current CSP could be improved by the inclusion of more specific and measurable goals for the future, rather than generalist aspirations. Chamber would encourage the use of evidence-based strategies that address the needs of the community and economy, thus producing DP/OPs with emphasis on qualitative KPIs indicating whether a strategy was worthwhile or not in the eyes of the community, rather than quantitative KPIs such as how many meetings were conducted.

  4. Reinstate mechanisms to ensure industry and community connection and input to Council.

    The Chamber proposes the following:

    • Reinstate the Tourism Advisory Committee.
    • Reinstate the Business Advisory Committee.
    • Convene a Strategic Planning and Development Committee.
    • Revise the Public Engagement Strategy.
    • Return livestreaming and change the vetting process for public speaking at Council meetings.
    • We suggest Councillor participation and nomination of advisory committee membership to ensure representation of voter/ratepayer choice.
  5. Outsource Tourism, Events and Business activities to ensure reconnection to industry.

    Tourism and Events was a major electoral item at the last election and is becoming the same for this election. After the last election there was a tourism and events shake up at Council. A Destination Management Plan was created and designed to be industry based and led with KPIs centered around increasing infrastructure and overnight visitor spend. Unfortunately, for tourism the restructure marginalised industry input and events.

    • The re-structure saw an Executive Leadership Team for tourism position annulled.
    • The Tourism Advisory Committee was disbanded.
    • The underlying objectives of an industry led DMP have not been actualised.
    • The Planning Department has been allocated the responsibility for Tourism and Events.

    The overnight visitor spend prior to the fires continued to decrease as did tourism infrastructure. Currently across the South Coast there has been a resurgence in visitor numbers and investment. We acknowledge Councils work on the Mogo mountain bike trails as well as the new Pav in the Bay, as these will be beneficial to attracting tourists to our region.

    After the discontinuation of the Tourism Advisory Committee, Organisations and Chambers have established programs such as:

    • Love The Bay
    • Visit Batemans Bay
    • Visit Mogo
    • Visit Moruya
    • Marketing etc

    In response to Councils Tourism re-structure we have seen the establishment of privately run structures to fill the void namely South Coast Tourism, and Eurobodalla Tourism.

    Given the current disconnect between Community and Council and the excellent work that the community has already done, we would like the new Councillors to support an outsourced tourism and events unit similar to the Bega or Hunter Valley tourism model.These are successful well-connected industry led organisations and if adopted in Eurobodalla, it could save our Shire ratepayer significantly while ensuring better tourism business outcomes.

  6. Planning and Activation Strategies incorporate genuine Community and Stakeholder Engagement Processes which guarantee early stakeholder ownership and local expertise.

    This is in response to bush fire recovery issues in Mogo and place making and other strategies which lack community and stakeholder ownership. Mogo Adventure Trail Hub and Mogo Activation Plan highlight stakeholder concerns over a lack of ownership which stalls small business investment decisions. This proposal is also born out of concern that the bulk of grant monies have been spent on planning strategies while infrastructure has suffered.

Questions to be asked with a show of hands from Candidates- results below.

  1. Do you support Council membership of the Local Government Association?
  2. Do you support a retention strategy primarily for Youth and Young Workers but also families within the Community Strategic Plan. The aim being to address the Aged Dependency Ratio and accelerating median age?
  3. Would you support any Special Rate Variation over the next term?
  4. Do you support retention of bequeathed and other recognised community properties?
  5. While there is always some discontent with every Council, do you acknowledge there is a general disconnect between Council and the Community that needs to be addressed?
  6. Do you support an effort to change Council culture?
  7. Councils Community Engagement Model informs Council of the importance of genuine dialogue. The perception that the increased disconnect and distrust experienced by the community indicates little value in the current model. Would you support a new model which ensures genuine dialogue?
  8. Would you move or support a motion to ensure genuine stakeholder engagement at the early stage of a planning strategy either as part of a new Community Engagement Model or separate mechanism?
  9. With current community concern about secrecy, transparency, and limitations of the current FOI mechanism, would you move or support a motion for expanded disclosure through a more accessible Freedom of Information or similar mechanism?
  10. Do you support the re-establishment of the public access component of live streaming and importantly, changing the vetting system applied to speakers and their presentation content in order to allow more access?
  11. Do you support reinstatement of the Business Advisory Committee and Tourism Advisory Committee?
  12. Do you support the outsourcing of Tourism and Events to an industry led body?
  13. Would you prioritize the establishment of a Planning and Development Advisory Committee?
  14. Do you support a New Events Strategy, with a view to be more inclusive?
  15. With concern about housing, urban sprawl and encroachment on natural amenities? Do you generally support infill strategies to better utilise infrastructure, services and provide denser accommodation options?
  16. Do you support each Councillor having the option to nominate a person on each committee to ensure ratepayer/voter driven decision making?
  17. Many candidates have expressed their support to a collaborative meeting to find commonality and strategy prior to official commencement at Council, would you be happy to be part of that meeting?
  18. Have you looked at comparisons and benchmarks of this Shire compared to other Shires of similar size on the Local Government Website?
  19. Do you have online policies and strategies that people can access?
  20. Would you agree to hold off on any further decision making regarding Mogo activation plan and infrastructure development until Mogo residents and Mogo associations believe some semblance of genuine and reasonable dialogue has been achieved?

This is a snapshot only – Candidates qualified their responses to some answers particularly Q.12 and 16.

QUESTION GREENS LABOUR A MAYNE R POLLOCK T HARRISON M HATCHER J THOMPSON
1 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR DID NOT
2 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR ATTEND
3 AGAINST AGAINST AGAINST AGAINST AGAINST AGAINST
4 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
5 FOR FOR FOR AGAINST FOR FOR
6 FOR FOR FOR AGAINST FOR FOR
7 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
8 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
9 FOR FOR FOR AGAINST FOR FOR
10 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
11 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
12 FOR FOR AGAINST AGAINST FOR FOR
13 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
14 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
15 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
16 FOR AGAINST AGAINST AGAINST FOR FOR
17 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
18 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
19 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR
20 FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR FOR

Questions to 2021 Election Candidates

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Final Questions to be asked with a show of hands from Candidates:

  1. Do you support Council membership of the Local Government Association?
  2. Do you support a retention strategy primarily for Youth and Young Workers but also families within the Community Strategic Plan. The aim being to address the Aged Dependency Ratio and accelerating median age?
  3. Would you support any Special Rate Variation over the next term?
  4. Do you support retention of bequeathed and other recognised community properties?
  5. While there is always some discontent with every Council, do you acknowledge there is a general disconnect between Council and the Community that needs to be addressed?
  6. Do you support an effort to change Council culture?
  7. Councils Community Engagement Model informs Council of the importance of genuine dialogue. The perception that the increased disconnect and distrust experienced by the community indicates little value in the current model. Would you support a new model which ensures genuine dialogue?
  8. Would you move or support a motion to ensure genuine stakeholder engagement at the early stage of a planning strategy either as part of a new Community Engagement Model or separate mechanism?
  9. With current community concern about secrecy, transparency, and limitations of the current FOI mechanism, would you move or support a motion for expanded disclosure through a more accessible Freedom of Information or similar mechanism?
  10. Do you support the re-establishment of the public access component of live streaming and importantly, changing the vetting system applied to speakers and their presentation content in order to allow more access?
  11. Do you support reinstatement of the Business Advisory Committee and Tourism Advisory Committee?
  12. Do you support the outsourcing of Tourism and Events to an industry led body?
  13. Would you prioritize the establishment of a Planning and Development Advisory Committee?
  14. Do you support a New Events Strategy, with a view to be more inclusive?
  15. With concern about housing, urban sprawl and encroachment on natural amenities? Do you generally support infill strategies to better utilise infrastructure, services and provide denser accommodation options?
  16. Do you support each Councillor having the option to nominate a person on each committee to ensure ratepayer/voter driven decision making?
  17. Many candidates have expressed their support to a collaborative meeting to find commonality and strategy prior to official commencement at Council, would you be happy to be part of that meeting?
  18. Have you looked at comparisons and benchmarks of this Shire compared to other Shires of similar size on the Local Government Website?
  19. Do you have online policies and strategies that people can access?
  20. Would you agree to hold off on any further decision making regarding Mogo activation plan and infrastructure development until Mogo residents and Mogo associations believe some semblance of genuine and reasonable dialogue has been achieved?

Long answer questions to candidates from members and the floor (2 minutes per candidate)

Invite to Meet Your Candidate for 2021 Shire Elections November 2021

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Mogo Village logo

Invitation to all Members and Guests

(limited places, doors close at 6pm)

Download (.docx)

Meet Your Candidates Forum for Eurobodalla Shire Election
6pm, Wed. 24 November – Batemans Bay Soldiers Club,

Program

6:00pm Welcome and introduction of each candidate and outline of format.

6:10pm Seven candidates to have a maximum of 3 minutes each for a very brief personal introduction and explain their platform and address Chambers advocacy items if they wish.

6:40pm Questions to all candidates (see below) with a show of hands for agreement.

7:00pm Questions from members and floor to all candidates – no more than a 2 minute answer per candidate. Each question must be a question rather than a statement and be no longer than one minute. The MC has the right to withdraw/stop any questions. The MC will ensure equitable time per candidate.

7:45pm Close and invitation to chat with candidates informally until 8:30pm.

A time keeper will assist.

All candidates and participants need to comply to public health orders and Batemans Bay Soldiers Club requirements which include recognised double vaccination proof.

We thank the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club for assistance and venue use.

Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber and Mogo Village Business Chamber 2021 Election Advocacy & Questions to Candidates

The Chamber Executives would like to draw Council Candidates attention to the following issues that we have been advocating for over the last ten years.

We invite potential Councillors to consider these items and look forward to working with the new Council in 2022. Our aim for each Chamber of Commerce is to develop and promote strategies that assist our local economy and community, to recover post 2020 bushfires and Covid-19 effects as well as grow and develop into the future.

  1. Retention Strategies for Young People, Young Families and ProfessionalsWe recognise that our Shire has an accelerating increase in mean age (average age 54yrs) and one of the highest age dependency ratio’s in the country (556 out of 563 Shires).Currently there are many businesses and particularly tourism businesses struggling to attract and retain staff, despite our unemployment rate of 8.3% compared to the Regional NSW rate of 5.4% (June2021). While training is available in many areas through Business, TAFE, UOW etc., retention has not significantly changed.Past community engagement has indicated that there is a shortage of infrastructure for these demographics, moving forward we would like to work with Council to see facilities including the following facilitated in our region:
    • Indoor sporting facilities (soccer, basketball etc).
    • Entertainment infrastructure – “Funland”, “Bowling” type facilities.
    • Indoor recreation spaces.
    • Mini golf, go-karts, artificial dive/ snorkel sites, theme parks similar to the Gold Rush Colony or other outdoor recreational infrastructure similar to the Mogo Adventure Hub.
    • New Event strategy with broader event support.
    • Over-coming the limitations experienced by current hospitality/dining enterprises.

    In addition to this we believe we could improve the relationship between local businesses and school age children looking at career paths in the region.

    Young people, young professionals, families and tourists have many common infrastructure aspirations which improve quality of life and incentivise retention.

    Retention strategies are possible, and we believe it is critical to encourage these.

  2. Affordable accommodation and rentable accommodation strategies.We believe that Council could encourage diversification of residential accommodation in new developments. We would encourage future Councillors to seek advice from experts in this field and to explore solutions in this area.
  3. Community Strategic Plan (CSP)The CSP for the previous administration stipulated community indicators to allow assessment of the plan for future CSP use. Prior to the CSP workshop in 2016 the community indicators for the previous 4 years were not assessed. The 2016 CSP community workshop floundered to the point where a vote was taken on whether to continue.We believe Council’s current CSP could be improved by the inclusion of more specific and measurable goals for the future, rather than generalist aspirations. Chamber would encourage the use of evidence-based strategies that address the needs of the community and economy, thus producing DP/OPs with emphasis on qualitative KPIs indicating whether a strategy was worthwhile or not in the eyes of the community, rather than qualitative KPIs such as how many meetings were conducted.
  4. Reinstate mechanisms to ensure industry and community connection and input to Council.The Chamber proposes the following:
    • Reinstate the Tourism Advisory Committee.
    • Reinstate the Business Advisory Committee.
    • Convene a Strategic Planning and Development Committee.
    • Revise the Public Engagement Strategy.
    • Return livestreaming and change the vetting process for public speaking at Council meetings.

    We suggest Councillor participation and nomination of advisory committee membership to ensure representation of voter/ratepayer choice.

  5. Outsource Tourism, Events and Business activities to ensure reconnection to industry.Tourism and Events was a major electoral item at the last election and is becoming the same for this election.After the last election there was a tourism and events shake up at Council. A Destination Management Plan was created and designed to be industry based and led with KPIs centred around increasing infrastructure and overnight visitor spend. Unfortunately, for tourism the restructure marginalised industry input and events.
    • The re-structure saw an Executive Leadership Team for tourism position annulled.
    • The Tourism Advisory Committee was disbanded.
    • The underlying objectives of an industry led DMP have not been actualised.
    • The Planning Department has been allocated the responsibility for Tourism and Events.

    The overnight visitor spend prior to the fires continued to decrease as did tourism infrastructure. Currently across the South Coast there has been a resurgence in visitor numbers and investment. We acknowledge Councils work on the Mogo mountain bike trails as well as the new Pav in the Bay, as these will be beneficial to attracting tourist to our region.

    After the discontinuation of the Tourism Advisory Committee, Organisations and Chambers have established programs such as:

    • Love The Bay
    • Visit Batemans Bay
    • Visit Mogo
    • Visit Moruya
    • Marketing etc

    In response to Councils Tourism re-structure we have seen the establishment of privately run structures to fill the void namely South Coast Tourism, and Eurobodalla Tourism.

    Given the current disconnect between Community and Council and the excellent work that the community has already done, we would like the new Councillors to support an outsourced tourism and events unit similar to the Bega or Hunter Valley tourism model. These are successful, well connected industry led organisations and if adopted in Eurobodalla, it could save our Shire ratepayer significantly while ensuring better tourism business outcomes.

  6. Planning and Activation Strategies incorporate genuine Community and Stakeholder Engagement Processes which guarantee early stakeholder ownership and local expertise.This is in response to bush fire recovery issues in Mogo and place making and other strategies which lack community and stakeholder ownership. Mogo Adventure Trail Hub and Mogo Activation Plan highlight stakeholder concerns over a lack of ownership which stalls small business investment decisions. This proposal is also born out of concern that the bulk of grant monies have been spent on planning strategies while infrastructure has suffered.

Questions to be asked with a show of hands from Candidates:

(These questions may be modified or withdrawn. Final questions will be emailed to you by Friday – for any queries please email contact@baychamber.com.au)

  1. Councils Community Engagement Model speaks to Council of the importance of genuine dialogue. The perception that the increased disconnect and distrust experienced by the community indicates little value in the current model. Would you support a new model which ensures genuine dialogue?
  2. Would you move or support a motion to ensure genuine stakeholder engagement at the early stage of a planning strategy either as part of a new Community Engagement Model or separate apparatus?
  3. Do you support Council membership of the Local Government Association?
  4. With current community concern about secrecy, transparency, and limitations of the current FOI mechanism, would you move or support a motion for expanded disclosure through a more accessible Freedom of Information or similar mechanism?
  5. Do you support live streaming and importantly, changing the vetting system of speakers and content to allow a more open Council meeting?
  6. A number of Event Organisers believe the current Event Strategy and associated event funding has been used to marginalise events other than two major events supported by the strategy. Do you support a New Event Strategy?
  7. Do you support the outsourcing of Tourism and Events to an industry led body?
  8. Do you support a concerted effort to change Council culture and connection with the community?
  9. Do you support reinstatement of the Business Advisory Committee and Tourism Advisory Committee?
  10. Would you prioritize the establishment of a Planning and Development Advisory Committee?
  11. Do candidates support at least two Councillors on each committee or have Councillor nominated persons on each committee to ensure ratepayer/voter driven decision making?
  12. Many candidates have expressed their support to a collaborative meeting to find commonality and strategy prior to official commencement at Council, would you be happy to be part of that meeting?

Long answer questions to candidates (2minutes per candidate)

We await questions from members…

Love the Bay – Batemans Bay Flooring Xtra

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Sarah Chalk, born and raised in Batemans Bay manages the Batemans Bay branch of Flooring Xtra. This flooring and blinds business had been in the Bay for many years, when Cathy and Stan Foster took it over in October 2019. After losing their business premises in the NYE bushfires, Cathy and Stan relocated to Cranbrook Road in the industrial area. Sarah tells us how thankful they all are for the continued support from not only their customers but also the broader community. Flooring Xtra prides itself in offering excellent service and happily joined the Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber. Sarah, Cathy and Stan feel it is import to stick together, support each other and give the ‘little guy’ a voice!

💕 This Love the Bay business video has been produced by local photographer/videographer Martin Helmreich from Production Haus www.productionhaus.com.au💕

Committee 2021

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Batemans Bay Chamber Committee 2021

Member news

On Wednesday 2 September Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber held their Annual General Meeting at Club Catalina. It was great to see a strong turn out from members.

We heard from Alison Miers, outgoing President of the Chamber, who very eloquently summed up the achievements and highlights of the year. Alison and the committee did a terrific job to promote and support local businesses during this very challenging time. One of the standout initiatives was Love the Bay. The campaign quickly gathered momentum and was fulfilling its aim of generating community pride in our local area when the fires hit our community so hard. After the bushfires, floods and COVID, it has now become a symbol of our resilience and community spirit.

Thank you to Alison and the past committee including Charles Stuart (Vice President), David Seymour (Secretary), Cameron Thompson (Treasurer) and Judy Apps (Membership Support).

Special mention must go to Marieke Janssen and John Holland for their support of the Chamber initiatives over the past year. Marieke’s energy and commitment helped drive Love the Bay and delivered several grants to be used on projects for our community. John Holland also contributed financially to support Chamber projects.

Introducing the new committee

Mathew Hatcher – President

Mathew is the Founder of Guerrilla Roasters and South Coast Donations Logistics. He moved to Batemans Bay 18 years ago and is proud to call it home. In the wake of the devastating bushfires and the COVID crisis he is pleased to be helping to drive the Bay forward.

Charles Stuart – Vice President (continuing)

Charles has a 25-year history with Variety – The Children’s Charity. Charles is the driving force behind raising funds for the accessible playground at Corrigans Beach. He is a retired owner of two successful private sector businesses and has had more than 30 years’ experience in the financial industry. In 2012 he, in conjunction with Batemans Bay High School, raised $150,000 for a school bus fitted with wheelchair lift and anchor points. More recently Charles raised $20,000 for a ‘Liberty Swing’, for children who use a wheelchair, which is installed at Corrigans Reserve Batemans Bay.

David Maclachlan – TreasurerDavid is a past owner of IGA and Local Liquor stores, motels, events and management consulting businesses. He is a current hotel and luxury lodge owner. David is no stranger to the Chamber, with past tenure as Chamber President and co-founder of Sculpture for Clyde. Now as a committee member he brings a strong interest in business development and tourism within the Shire.

Rebecca Mahon – Secretary

Rebecca and her husband Troy own Your Place Creations, a local building and home improvement company specialising in all types of indoor and outdoor blinds, shutters, curtains, awnings, retractable roofs and Accolade Screens. The couple and their two small children moved to Batemans Bay from Canberra in May 2020. Rebecca joined the Business and Tourism Chamber to meet fellow small business owners and to work together to help the community after such a challenging year.
Originally from Ireland, Rebecca has lived in Australia for over 11 years and has wanted to move to the South Coast for several years. She is very happy with the move and says she and her family have been welcomed with open arms into the community.

Alison Miers – Committee member

Alison moved to Batemans Bay 38 years ago, operating a jewellery studio in Mogo for 25 of those years. Since selling her studio, Alison has acquired business experience across a range of industries, with ventures involving caravans, hospitality, and accommodation.

Community is important to Alison. She has served on several sporting committees and was involved in the successful fight against the Charcoal Factory in Mogo. With a background in interior design, Alison has an eye for detail which comes in handy in her involvement with the successful Sculpture for Clyde event. After a hectic year as Chamber President, we are fortunate to have Alison’s continued support on the committee.

Amber Shutz – Committee member

Amber is a registered Architect having completed her Master of Architecture degree at the University of Newcastle in 2012. She has 10 years of experience in the design and construction industry across a broad range of sectors. In 2018 she relocated to Batemans Bay from Nowra to manage the Edmiston Jones office here alongside Stuart Scobie. Her role with Edmiston Jones allows her to work on a wide range of projects, however she has particular expertise in residential accommodation for seniors.

Amber understands the value that innovative, sustainable and considered design solutions can bring to the Batemans Bay community and actively seeks opportunities to contribute to her experience. She is committed to the strategic planning and development of the region.

Cate McMath – Committee member

Cate is Chief Executive Officer of Muddy Puddles, a not-for-profit organisation in Batemans Bay providing therapy and supports to children and young people with disability. Cate has guided the evolution of Muddy Puddles since its inception, using her experience in team development, strategic planning, and business systems. Prior to her foray into the not-for-profit sector, Cate held senior HR and project management roles in the corporate setting. As a mother of a child with disability, Cate has a passion for creating more inclusive communities where all people can thrive and belong.


The new Committee look forward to working with members to deliver positive outcomes for our business and tourism community.

We will see you at the next Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber meeting at 6.00pm on Wednesday 21 October 2020 at Club Catalina.

Love the Bay – Soul Tribe Studio

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Meet Clare Lovelace, the proud owner of two Soul Tribe yoga studios in Batemans Bay. 🧘‍♀️ Clare believes in the power of yoga, because it is not just about the psychical yoga postures, but also about how you relate to yourself and others and how to find piece of mind. She is passionate about creating a safe place where both beginners and experienced ‘yogi’ can develop their skills.

Clare joined the Batemans Bay Business and Tourism Chamber because she wants to support local businesses thrive! She feels the Love the Bay campaign has created a real pink ‘buzz’ around town and has given Batemans Bay and surrounds a ‘positivity injection’!

This Love the Bay business video has been produced by local photographer/videographer Martin Helmreich from Production Haus www.productionhaus.com.au

Check out our Love the Bay YouTube channel to watch all videos of your local businesses: https://bit.ly/3gXa0WJ