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Next stages of Nelson Bay Road Duplication

TRRA has made a submission on the route options for the next stages of Nelson Bay Road duplication between Williamtown to Bobs Farm.  The State government has introduced a third option of a completely new road across the low lying … Continue reading

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Latest Submissions – Waste policy & Direction Signs

Port Stephens Council WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCE RECOVERY POLICY – File Reference PSC2007-3163 Our bottom line is that the Policy is nowhere near ambitions or broad enough and needs a lot more work.  We have expressly called for further consideration … Continue reading

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Council votes to allow 8 and 12 storey buldings in Nelson Bay CBD

Press Release Amendments to the LEP and DCP adopted by Port Stephens Council at its meeting on 13 October will clear the way for 8 and 12 story buildings in parts of the Nelson Bay CBD. Two of our three … Continue reading

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Submissions on Smart Parking and DA Process

The content of the two submissions below each raises the issue of transparency in council processes. Although these are quite detailed documents we recommend your taking the time to review them. Submission on Council Policy: Development Applications to be reported … Continue reading

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TRRA Submission on Draft Strategic Plan for Crown land in NSW

TRRA has made a detailed submission on a draft Strategic Plan for Crown land in NSW HERE.  While an overall Plan is welcome, and it contains many welcome principles and objectives, we fear that will be used as a smokescreen … Continue reading

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Future of Nelson Bay

TRRA has made a comprehensive submission to Council objecting to the proposed increases in building heights and floor space ratio limits in the Nelson Bay Town Centre – Click Here (Be aware if printing it is 17 pages). The submission … Continue reading

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The Future of Nelson Bay

TRRA has made a comprehensive submission to Council objecting to the proposed increases in building heights and floor space ratio limits in the Nelson Bay Town Centre – Click Here (Be aware if printing it is 17 pages). The submission … Continue reading

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Last chance to object to high-rise in Nelson Bay Centre – Updated Deadline for Submissions

New date for Submissions on high-rise in Nelson Bay Centre. – Click Here

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TRRA submission – Port Stephens Council Tree Management – Draft changes to Development Control Plan (DCP)

Port Stephens Council Tree Management – Draft changes to Development Control Plan (DCP) The statement in the report to the 23 June 2020 Council meeting: ‘There are no policy changes proposed …’ is misleading. Council’s proposed introduction of a ‘self-certification’ … Continue reading

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TRRA Submission – Port Stephens Council – Draft Climate Change Policy

Port Stephens Council – Draft Climate Change Policy We welcome the development of this policy, which is long overdue, the need for it having been flagged by Council itself at least since 2009, and by many in the community for … Continue reading

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