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Kinglake, Australia Gets New Resort, Post-Fires

April 3, 2009 at 10:55 AM | by | ()

In scenic rural Victoria, not too far out of Melbourne, they're still cleaning up after February's horrific fires. One of the worst hit towns, Kinglake, has just found out it will be home to a new 4.5 star resort which will pretty much "rise from the ashes" of a town that lost not only most of its houses but many of its citizens too.

The as-yet-unnamed resort is the brainchild of local developer Bruce Thomas who has planned a luxury resort with a pool and conference facilities to be built at Pheasant Creek on land that was partly damaged by the fires. They hope the resort will bring back the tourists and provide a financial injection into the local community.

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