Author Archives: TRRA

April 2022 General Meeting Venue Change

TRRA GENERAL MEETING Monday 11 APRIL NOTICE OF CHANGE TO ZOOM Our General Meeting scheduled for 11 April 2022 will now be held by Zoom. This change is necessary due to the inability of a number of key Committee Members … Continue reading

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DA 2016-557-2 for 9 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay – TRRA Submission

TRAA has lodged an objection to a proposed modification of the approved DA for a ‘motel’ at 9 Shoal Bay Road. We have concerns about the further increase in height – now more than 65% over the height limit for … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 | 3 Comments

Three New submissions

TRRA has recently made submissions to the NSW Department of Planning on three important documents: The Draft Hunter Regional Plan 2041, which sets the planning framework for the region – Click Here A new approach to rezonings in NSW – … Continue reading

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3 January Submissions

We made 3 major submissions during January, including for two DA’s that were readvertised after initial submissions expressed strong concerns from the community. In the case of the proposed Heliport next to the Anna Bay cemetery, which attracted over 80 … Continue reading

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Submission Guides on some important planning proposals on exhibition this month.(Jan)

TRRA has prepared three Submission Guides on some important planning proposals on exhibition this month(Jan). 9-storey Apartment building, Yacaaba St, Nelson Bay – applicants response to submissions and a new Visual Impact Assessment – submissions due by 21 January – … Continue reading

Posted in 2021 | 1 Comment

Meet The Candidates Forum 2021 – Candidates’ 3 Questions.

CANDIDATES’ 3 QUESTIONS Question 1 – Height Limits What is your position on enforcing strict height limits on new buildings and particularly in places like Nelson Bay to ensure they do not breach the tree line on the surrounding hills … Continue reading

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Meet the Candidates Forum 2021

Notice of a ‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum for the 2021 Port Stephens Council Election to be held on Monday 15 November at 7.00 pm.   The Tomaree Ratepayers and Residents Association (TRRA Inc.) will hold a ‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum … Continue reading

Posted in 2021 | 4 Comments

Bigger, bulkier and higher still – is this the future for Nelson Bay?

A new DA has been lodged for the ‘crane’ site on Church St, Nelson Bay, on exhibition until 21 September. Council will accept submissions up to 28 September but only if you ask before 21/9 – see email address below. … Continue reading

Posted in 2021 | 6 Comments

Objection – DA 16-2021-387-1 – 4136 Nelson Bay Rd, Anna Bay – Proposed Aircraft facility

TRRA objects to this proposal on a number of grounds, particularly the noise impact on the adjacent cemetery, residences and wildlife and because the zoning of the land does not permit this scale of helicopter activity.   Full Submission – … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, HOT ISSUES | 6 Comments

Proposed Helicopter Base at Anna Bay

TRRA is aware of considerable community concern about a proposal to establish helicopter landing base with 4 pads and 2 hangars at the rear of the Ampol service station and car wash at 4136 Nelson Bay Rd Anna Bay, very … Continue reading

Posted in 2019 | 9 Comments