Disneyland Australia rumours lastly addressed

Rumours the Walt Disney Firm are planning to construct a theme park in Australia have been swirling for years.

However they have been stoked as soon as once more after the worldwide big introduced plans in September to throw a cool $60 billion into doubling down on its parks and experiences over the subsequent ten years, with an eye fixed on worldwide enlargement.

Melbourne has lengthy been touted as Disney’s most well-liked location in Australia, with Mayor Sally Capp calling on the corporate to convey one in all its parks Down Below final 12 months.

Now it’s been rumoured that Disney bosses have their eye on Werribee as a possible location.

It’s not the primary time Werribee has been focused after a $220 million journey experience paradise was as soon as on the drafting board, set amid the plains of the Werribee Open Vary Zoo. However the state authorities pulled the plug on these plans in 2008, fearing it could value the taxpayers too dearly.

However any hopes that Disney will construct a park in Victoria within the close to future have now been dashed after Wyndham Metropolis Council advised the Herald Solarthat it has not been approached by any organisation in relation to plans for a “Disney-style” park.

Final 12 months, Melbourne’s Ms Capp pitched Fishermans Bend as the proper location for Disney to embark on a brand new park.

“As Australia’s capital metropolis of enjoyable, after all we must always have a Disney theme park in Melbourne … I do know a Disney theme park in our municipality could be an enormous hit with residents — myself included — guests, college students, and merchants,” Lord mayor Sally Capp mentioned on the time.

Disney Parks, Experiences and Merchandise chairman Josh D’Amaro mentioned in an organization assertion final 12 months that its parks “stand alone on the subject of scale”.

“And whereas our scale is spectacular, we’ve got no scarcity of area or areas of the world wherein to inform new tales,” he mentioned of plans to develop their companies into new territories.

“We have now an formidable development story that’s supported by a confirmed observe file and a daring imaginative and prescient for the way forward for our Parks enterprise.”

Disneyland at present has places California, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo with Florida’s flagship park referred to as Magic Kingdom.

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