‘A Great Lifestyle for us all – in a Treasured Environment’

Tomaree Ratepayers And Residents Association is an Incorporated Community Group based in Nelson Bay, Port Stephens on the Tomaree Peninsula, NSW, Australia.  More Info HERE.      For More on how this website operates, and how to subscribe and be notified of all new posts please go to the bottom of this page.


Beach Stone CurlewCouncil Requires SIS for Marina Support

Soldiers Point Marina Upset……

 Back to the drawing board again!


140301 Lewis Cartoon ThumbNewcastle Herald PSC Election Investigation

Herald Reporters Investigate PSC Election Rort

Read the full ‘Bruce Almighty’ Series, with Editorial letters and comments.

 Updated To Friday 07 March 2014!


Planning-Reform 100 x 100Planning Assessment Commission decried as ‘rubber stamp’ after high approval rate

The independent authority that assesses some of the state’s most controversial  developments has been described as a ”rubber stamp” after a study found it  agreed with the Planning Department in 96 per cent of cases. Updated 07 March 2014

planning_smallerAre We In The Dark Over DA’s?

Should critical information in Development Applications be subject to copyright or is Council just avoiding proper disclosure? 


EDO Logo1EDO NSW Nelson Bay Workshop Tuesday 25 FEB 2014

All TRRA members and the public are invited to attend this important workshop.

Update 25 February 2014: 40 attended, Full report soon


Proposed Yacaaba Street Extension

Yaccaaba Street. Extension Plan report.

Update 14 April: Plan on exhibition Now: HERE 


 Jessie Rd Old Anna Bay Sports Ground, Jessie Road

Park & Ride/Bus interchange – Council’s Rezoning Proposal.

Update 28 February 2014: Now on Exhibition: HERE

Update 04 April 2014: HERE


Nudist Girls 2BSamurai Beach Resort – The Naked Truth

How Port Stephens Ratepayers lost Their Shirt ! 

Listen to the interview on ABC Newcastle Local Radio 1233 Monday 17 Feb HERE (give it time to download!)


A chronological account of the media coverage is available HERE

We will keep this post updated as the story unfolds, more to come….! WE RESURECT A CONTROVERSIAL UNPUBLISHED FILE FROM OUR ARCHIVES!

NB******* ! Update 01 March 2014 Newcastle Herald: ‘Bruce Almighty’ ********* !


Announced at the AGM.  Read it: HERE.


 NSW Planning Laws Fail To Deliver !    **Updated 28 November**

Special Community Meeting - Hear CR. James Ryan, 27 November, 6:30pm Tomaree Library, Boronia Room, Salamander.  Details HERE

Councils can now make development decisions up to $20 Mill. !!: HERE

What is going on at WALLALONG?  **Updated 11 December** 

Is PS Council looking after the big developers or its own ratepayers? Find out: HERE


Mobile Phone Tower In Corlette?   **Updated 11 December** 

Re-emergence of a former plan to install a mobile phone transmission tower on the hilltop reserve about 300 metres southeast of the corner of Foreshore Drive & Sandy Point Road.

Anna Bay ‘Pulse’ Tourist & Entertainment facility

18 Million Dollar Development for Anna Bay


Marina Resort Redevelopment

Redevelopment of Iconic ridge top site in Nelson Bay



Apex Park Memorial Relocation

Looks great, but still no integrated Master Plan for Apex Park.



Bush Fires – Councillor’s Concern  **Updated Dec 12**

Mayor attacks Rural fire service Commissioner, dismisses fire protection regulations as unnecessary .


NB RoadWhere is Cowsh-t Corner?????   

MacKas Sand Trucks access approved by Planning Assessment Commission.



Wharf3AShoal Bay – Foreshore Revitalization  **Updated 20 December 2013**

Great Job, well done PSC!



120716 PIC 1TRRAMeetingTRRA AGM Meeting: Held Monday 14 October 2013. TRRA AGM Presentation: HERE, (Minutes: HERE. ) Nominations for positions for the Committee are still welcome at any time.

Next TRRA Inc. Meetings:

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The design of this site has enabled the TRRA Inc. Management Committee to keep our membership and other interested parties up to date on current issues by posting our Reports, Submissions and Developments directly onto the site. Our mission is to appreciate and defend this lifestyle and environment for ourselves and our children. 

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