Gold Gumnut for Tathra

Post date: Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 10:54am



NEWS of more gold in Tathra is making waves in the seaside town. After Friday's report of the Tathra Preschool's gold star with a National Quality Standard “exceeding” rating, it was also revealed the Tathra Beach Family Park has its own gold medal announcement.

The park has been awarded the industry’s Gold Gumnut eco certification for dedication and outstanding achievements in environmentally sustainable initiatives.

The Gumnut Awards serve as an eco-rating program for the caravan and camping industry.

The industry recognised Tathra’s initiatives in energy saving such as installing energy efficient barbecues throughout the park, the creation of an annual van precinct resulting in improved energy efficiency and the reduction of car movement in the park.

Park manager Carmen Risby was delighted at the announcement.

“Wow! We are thrilled that the industry has recognised our efforts towards sustainability through this award,” she said.

“We are absolutely committed to improving our environment, and I think this award is testimony to this mission.

“I also think this proves that no matter how small your business or household, you can make a difference.

Bega District News, August 15, 2014.