‘A Port Stephens Community Voice’
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. Subscribe in the Sidebar on the right with your email address to be notified of all major posts.
The Last TRRA General Meeting was held, 7:00 pm, Tuesday 20 June 2017 Nelson Bay Bowling Club , Agenda: HERE, Minutes and Meeting Presentation HERE
Our most successful forum ever!
The Next TRRA Meeting – Will be our AGM 17 October 2017
***We have invited new Mayor Ryan Palmer to be our Guest Speaker! East ward Councillors are also attending………***
All AGM Information, is available in the Meeting Notice HERE
All TRRA General Meeting dates for 2017 HERE
Final Results of Poll now available
Posted 16 Sept 2017
Congratulations to Ryan’s Team – More to come when results finalised
Posted 15 Sept 2017
Posted 05 Sept 2017
Also: Contentious and derogatory material that is being distributed across the LGA
Posted 31 Aug 2017
Video recording of Meet The candidates Forum 15 Aug 2017
Posted 18 Aug 2017
A full house of more than 240 people hard from 7 candidates…………….
Long term planning vision and environmental provision is what’s needed in Port Stephens | TRRA OPINION
Posted 15 Aug 2017
Nigel Waters is on the planning assessment sub-committee of the Tomaree Ratepayers and Residents Association.
** Opinion – State’s neglect of peninsular getting old**
Posted 30 July 2017
This is a Must Read! Phillip O’Neill is professor of economic geography at Western Sydney University.
Posted 19 Sept 2017
The longer this goes on the more expensive it gets
Posted 20 Aug 2017
Against Council Staff Recommendations
25 July 2017: Monster final Port Stephens Council Panned
Posted 14 June 2017 – Updated 28 June 2017
Port Stephens Council will reconsider its financial support of horticultural services at the Ngioka Centre, Little Beach.
Posted 05 June 2017 – Full update on Implications of Council Decision
Breaking News!! Dungog Council Meltdown
Check out ‘What the Papers are saying ‘ and the Dungog Council Press Release
on the Council Amalgamation Page
Posted 25 May 2017
Journalist Joanne McCarthy has finally made public in today’s Newcastle Herald, 24 May 2017, some of what we were aware has been going on behind the scenes at Port Stephens Council for some time.
Recent TRRA Press Releases
“Port Stephens Council decided last night to approve a 32 metre apartment tower at 11-13 Church St, Nelson Bay – twice the current height limit.”
‘We wouldn’t wish our Council on our worst enemies – let alone our friends here in Dungog.’
Examiner 15 May 2017 Letters to The Editor: Worse Councils to complain about
“TRRA have supported this review, how can Councillors ask for submissions from the community for a review then pre-empt its findings with this approval?”
26 April 2017: TRRA Letter to East ward Councillors
10 April 2017 – PS Council Staff recommend Councillors Jump the gun on DA for Church Street Apartments
“Council’s Planners have recommended that a DA for an 8-storey block, rising 29- 32 metres, be approved for 11-13 Church Street, Nelson Bay.”
Posted 02 April 2017
Soldiers Point Community Group
Public Hearing – 12:00 noon Monday 03 April 2017, Soldiers Point Hall
WHAT THE PAPERS ARE SAYING ! LOCAL Papers, Radio, TV NEWS
UPDATED REGULARLY !
01 June 2017: Michael Johnsen MP reassures Dungog Council staff
Meltdown at Dungog Council…….
16 May 2017: Dungog says no, again, to a merger with Port Stephens More HERE
29 Mar 1017: ‘Enough already’ with code of conduct
17 Feb 2017: Port Stephens Council agrees to $6m loan for Yacaaba Street extension – (Webmaster: We are in ‘Election Mode” already………!)
14 Feb 2017: Calls for an apology after case review
11 Feb 2017: Port Stephens Council sees monsters in the dark
18 Nov 2016 – Editorial: Premier Mike Baird’s changes to ICAC are a bad look for this government More HERE
Posted 14 june 2017 – News DA Watch Etc.
Posted 26 March 2017
** Read this! – Very Important for Tomaree Ratepayers **
Posted 27 Nov 2016
Latest Update before Xmas, Includes Letter to Government re: Council Merger timetable
Updates Include: Shoal Bay: Height Limits; Catalina Motel , Nelson Bay: Car Parks re-development, Corlette: New shops and services at Salamander Centre, Port Stephens: Pathways Plan.
The purpose of NBN is to create a partnership of organisations and individuals working towards a better future for Nelson Bay Town Centre and its foreshore. Its key objective is to create a united voice and cohesive advocacy group to represent the interests of businesses and the community of Nelson Bay.
Examiner August 30 2016: Nelson Bay NOW formed to liaise with Port Stephens Council
TRRA is proud to be associated with this initiative. More Information HERE This meeting was a great success with over 500 people attending: – News of The Area 11 May 2017: Mental Illness Forum draws much community support – Lifting the lid on Mental Illness
N.S.W. Independent Commission Against Corruption
Long Awaited Report Finally released – Even More ICAC Stories: HERE
Media Stories Updated to 24 November 2016
Posted 12 December 2015 (Updated 30 August 2016) Report Now Tabled
Opinion: Could a pair of fake breasts have triggered a saga that changes forever the powers of the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption?
Posted October 09 2015
Q: When will we ever see the full ICAC report?
A: When big developers run out of Lawyer Money……
Posted 12 May 2016 – Updated to 04 Sept 2017
Sold off ‘by mistake’
‘Save Mambo Wetlands’ Community Forum
5:45 PM Thursday 26 May – Horizons Golf course
Posted 12 May 2016 – Updated 01 June 2016
Posted 12 May 2016 –– Updated 01 June 2016
Big slice of Mambo Wetlands On Sale 09 June
12 Years of litigation, and the only winners are the lawyers!
Posted 12 April 2016 (Updated to 20 May 2016)
Posted 19 June 2015 (Updated to 5 April 2016) More Soon!
Lagoons Estate – Court Battles With PSC
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