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dougkTue, 18/10/2016 - 10:10pm

MidCoast Council (MCC) will be holding another ‘community update’ meeting in Tea Gardens Baptist Church at 6pm on Wednesday 9 November. You're invited to come along to find out the most up-to-date information on how the merger is progressing.

Interim General Manager, Glenn Handford, along with other key MCC staff are looking forward to hitting the road once again and visiting communities across the region, from Harrington in the north to Tea Gardens in the south. “These meetings are a great way for us to get to know people in each community and chat about opportunities, challenges and concerns,...

dougkSun, 02/10/2016 - 8:14pm

What does MidCoast actually mean? Can a meaningful identity encompassing the whole of the merged council area be manufactured? How would Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest, Pindimar, Bundabah and North Arm Cove fit in? Do we fit in?

Council has initiated a process to develop a unified identity for the new MidCoast region. They have invited representatives of community organisations to attend one of a series of focus groups to be held:

6 September, Nelson Bay
dougkSun, 28/08/2016 - 9:55pm

We have heaps of fancy communications technology and a range of social media apps at our finger tips - but how often do we really connect with those we care about: our family, our friends and neighbours?

September 8 is R U OK Day. Asking the simple question "Are you okay?" and then taking time to listen to the answer is a great place to start. It can help those who may be struggling with life, to feel connected.

In the lead up to R U OK Day, our State MP, Kate Washington is hosting a public...

Annie44Sun, 21/08/2016 - 2:07pm

Join the YESS Committee for a good old Aussie Bush Lunch on Saturday 27 August commencing 12pm at the Community Hall.

Adult ticket $10.00 or Family ticket $25.00.

Great entertainment by bush poet Bob Bush and Adam Price from Blue Water Cowboys.

Lunch is traditional Aussie fare - pie & peas, sausage rolls, roast beef and gravy sandwiches, baked potatoes, apple pie with ice cream.

Tea, coffee and soft drink included (or BYO...

New MidCoast directors
dougkThu, 21/07/2016 - 4:20pm
New Mid Coast directors

This week saw the announcement of the appointment of four directors to the MidCoast Council's management team. Each of the three directors from the old Great Lakes Council have now been appointed as directors of the new Council.

Ron Hartley - previously Director of Engineering Services with Great Lakes becomes Director of Engineering and Infrastructure . This role will include responsibility for all of the civil infrastructure such as roads, drainage, flooding, coastal processes and technical engineering advice.

Lisa Schiff maintains her previous Great Lakes role and title of Director of Planning and Natural Systems.


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