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 media from TRRA on the building heights issue, before submissions are due today on 13 March 2013.

At a Council Meeting 13 December 2016 a decision was taken to review the:

2012 Nelson Bay Town and Foreshore Strategy 2012 (5.6 MB)

As part of this review, Council  released the three documents below for public exhibition on 13 Feb 2017.

TRRA have made a comprehensive submission on the review with an appendix of comments on the two reports by the consultants above.

TRRA Submission – 2017 Nelson Bay Strategy Review

Attachment: Comments on HillPDA and EPS reports.

We are sure that many of you have made excellent submissions on this important subject, which has had a very god run in the local media, and drew over 200 people to our last TRRA General Meeting. Below is a personal submission from our TRRA President Geoff Washington.

Personal Submission on 2017 Nelson Bay Strategy Review

If you have prepared a good submission that has some different points than those covered above send it to and we will consider posting it here for others to see. We value your input.

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One Response to Nelson Bay at the Crossroads

  1. Margaret Wilkinson says:

    Well done again to the TRRA Brain Trust for the huge amount of research which has gone into this. Most revealing link, and an essential read for anyone in doubt about what Council is planning, is the Attachment: Comments on HillPDA and EPS reports – just don’t be put off by that title.

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