Ideas from Interested residents

Proposal for Old Sydney Town Site.

For Government to purchase entire site ( 4 blocks) from Warwick Amusements P/L  ( Far East Hotels) and re-open the Theme Park, as well as incorporating a Camping & Caravan Park ( like Riverwood Downs), Market Place Area, Museum, cultural Heritage Area,  Stock lake with fish and have boat hire and also have concert area with stage area like Myer Music bowl. 

 Below are other ideas submitted by Our BBOST Facebook Members.

Old & New Markets, Old style selling :-

  Candle making stuff, Felting, Spinning, Yeast making & bread making,  winemaking, Brewing, & Distilling, Lacemaking, Leather Work & Saddlery, Blacksmith, Horse shoeing, coopering, cheese making, Jam/Pickle making, Jam Making, Fruit/Food bottling, Pottery, Weaving, Milling grain, Milliner/mantu maker (hats), Thatching, Pearl button making, string/rope making, Jewellery making, Preserving food ( drying, salting smoking), early medicine,  soft furniture making ( pillows) & mattresses, tapestry & embroidery & craft, Lolly Shop , Patchwork quilting, smocking, rag rugs, Rum still  & Mead also wine & beer  making, Leather  craft & whip making. School Classes   just to name a few

 Also Community Vegetable Garden, Vege garden ( organic) Chickens, Shingle production, Public Store, selling community made hand crafts from retirement villages across the coast and other community crafts ( like Avoca Beach Mouse hole), Shoemaking, Farm Animals, Brickmaking,  Shearing ( Camden Park Animals?), Tinsmith, log cutting & splitting, wood work, turning and whittling.  Boat Hire ( fishing & yabbying).  Bullock yolking and ploughing.   Cooper - barrel making.  Cutler old time tool sharpening.  Covered Carriage/ cart rides.  

Aprenticeships to public.

Blacksmithing, Coopering, butchery, bricklaying, gardening, electrician, mechanic, groundskeeper.  (Also Community Service scheme - court sentencing)

Camping Ground/caravan park,  Like “Riverwood Downs” Barrington area, with Camp fire with old Henry Lawson etc stories and old Australiana and Aboriginal stories. Aboriginal Dance, Sing-a-long colonial songs. 


Aboriginal & Colonial Museum on regional loan from Australian Museum -There is NO other museum on Central Coast.  Also have old photos.

Reprint OST book and Cook map ( parchment), Wanted Posters, Ticket Of Leave.

CC Historical Society  access to archives - like Ancestry in internet research room.

Tourism Video

Concert Venue

Like a cross between Woodstock & Myer music bowl. Very Low impact on venue.

Entry Fees to be kept low at  base prices ( max $20pp) 

Family tickets $50 for 2 adults and up to 5 kids.

Grandparents free when accompanying paying kids

Multi person discounts  eg 4 for price of 3,   

1 free ticket with group of 10

Pensioners Free.

kids under 5 $2. 

RSL vets Free.  

School kids on excursions $5 with, accompanying teachers free.  

1/2 price if you come in costume

1 free pass for each CC resident /yr with rates notices

Free entry of local when accompanying an overseas visitor. 

Movie & TV Filming Venue