NSW town of Eden's economy adrift following damage to cruise ship industry - ABC News

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The economy of Eden, on the NSW far south coast, is reeling from the impact of bushfires and COVID-19, especially with the uncertain future of the cruise ship industry.
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on cruise ship travel has left owners of businesses in the coastal New South Wales town of Eden concerned about their future.

Key points: Eden, a fishing and timber industry town, has invested tens of millions of dollars to better accommodate cruise ships

Eden, a fishing and timber industry town, has invested tens of millions of dollars to better accommodate cruise ships A $44 million wharf was recently installed at the Port of Eden in a bid to increase tourist expenditure dollars

A $44 million wharf was recently installed at the Port of Eden in a bid to increase tourist expenditure dollars A local antiques dealer says his cashflow is down almost 100 per cent compared with the same time last year

The fishing and timber industry town, located on the far south coast, had been positioning itself to grow as a destination for cruise ships, investing tens of millions of dollars to better accommodate vessels.

At the town's Port of Eden, a $44 million wharf was recently installed in a bid to increase tourist expenditure dollars.

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