Category Archives: Council Submissions

Soldiers Point Marina Update March 2017

Soldiers Point Community Group Inc. To Members and Friends, Up-Date on Proposed Extension of the Soldiers Point Marina: Land and Environment Court Proceedings – Class 1 Appeal – Clippers Anchorage Pty Ltd After the exchange of Reports by both parties the … Continue reading

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Nelson Bay at the Crossroads

Examiner 07 March 2017: TRRA pushes for strict height limits in Nelson Bay CBD  – Keeping the character or the town Non Negotiable This opinion piece in the Examiner by Nigel Waters, TRRA Planning Committee Convener, will be the last word in the … Continue reading

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February 2017 Newsletter – DA Watch

Our General Meeting, 7:00 pm Tuesday 21 Feb at Nelson Bay Bowling Club is shaping up to be one of the most important for Nelson Bay Residents for some time. Two major issues will be discussed at this meeting. The … Continue reading

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Reaction To Mayor’s Controversial Tree Cull Proposal

Our Port Stephens Mayor Bruce Mackenzie has once again ventured where angels fear to tread and proposed a radical new Dangerous Tree policy and called for a 12 month moratorium on the current Tree Protection Orders.   Nigel Waters made a … Continue reading

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After The Storm

  TRRA sincerely hopes that your house and your family, pets and friends survived the latest East Coast Low OK.  We think that this storm was worse than the Pasha Bulka storm by the damage caused and are very concerned that … Continue reading

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What Is The True State Of The Books At PSC? Part Two

In Part One of this series of articles: Concerning Port Stephens Council’s financial affairs we covered a lot of background material:   TRRA Inc. – What we do and Why: How TRRA sees it’s role in this and what  we are trying to achieve. … Continue reading

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Samurai/TreEscape Updates

For The Full Story On Samurai Beach Resort Read: 1. Samurai Beach Resort – The Naked Truth 2. Samurai Beach Resort – More Naked Truths 3. Samurai Beach Resort – The Last Naked Truth?  Update 31January 2015: The Saga Continues…… The PSC … Continue reading

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What Is The True State Of The Books At PSC? Part One

 Part One of a series of articles: Tim Hazel, Financial Section Manager, recommended to a Council meeting on 08 April 2014 that: “Council resolve to no longer include business units as part of Councils Annual Financial Statements.” This resolution was moved and seconded … Continue reading

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Samurai Beach Resort – The Last Naked Truth?   Samurai Beach Resort is no more. The last 5 page report about the resort to the October 28 2014 Council Meeting did not contain any reference to Samurai in all 5 pages. … Continue reading

Happy To Take Your Dollars – But Don’t Try And Spend A Penny!

Update 17 December 2014: Thank You Councillor Dingle! Councillor Geoff Dingle raised this matter with Council Planning Staff and there was not much enthusiasm but when he indicated that if it was not fixed he would be calling it up before … Continue reading

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