Queensland town hopeful eco-art project will boost tourism

ABC News |  Harriet Tatham:

A mother-daughter duo from remote north-west Queensland have begun plans to build the region’s first ecotourism sculpture trail, to help raise awareness about local biodiversity. The Eco Art Sculpture Trail will be based in Nelia, a four-person township located 600 kilometres west of Townsville. Georgi Westlund, the co-ordinator of the Nelia Small Community Enhancement Reference Group, said she hoped the installation would encourage spectators to consider the natural heritage, and any possible human impact… Read more

Image: Georgi Westlund and her partner Eric are hopeful the 2016 Nelia Eco Art Sculpture Trail will bring more tourists to the region, and into local businesses like their bed and breakfast. (ABC West Qld: Harriet Tatham)