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Councillor Len Roberts responds on Mergers

siriusWed, 04/03/2015 - 7:28pm
Other council areas near Great Lakes

I would like to thank John for raising the issue of council amalgamations for consideration by NAC residents.

Much of what he says about council mergers is correct, however, does not address the question why consider mergers in the first place.

The answer is very simple. The state government,  who are councils' masters,  have required all councils to do exactly that.

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Amalgamate or perish

jaybeeSat, 28/02/2015 - 10:45am

Residents of Great Lakes Council area should welcome the fact that their Council is at last looking at the possibility of Merging their operations with another Council , said to be Gloucester.

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Planning for Survival: It depends on you

Know the risksdougkWed, 25/02/2015 - 12:38pm
Fire Effects: (CSIRO)

Ian Cook, our intrepid Community Protection Planning Officer, draws our attention to a pertinent CSIRO article.  Ian will be back in the Cove on the weekend of 7th and 8th of March walking around the community. He is more than happy to meet with any resident who would like some advice or simply to talk about the Community Protection Plan. If you'd like to arrange a visit from Ian, give him a call beforehand on 02 66 91 0400.

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Vandalism in the Cove!

Village map flattenedsiriusMon, 23/02/2015 - 2:03pm

Very sad to see that we have some senseless individuals coming to this area to cause havoc. Over the past few days we have had a burnt out car on Gooreengi Road, give-way signs and roadside markers destroyed and our village map knocked over.

We all need to keep an eye out for suspicious behaviour and let the police and Council know.

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Community Protection Plan - February update

Ian Cook's Corner!dougkFri, 20/02/2015 - 4:19pm

Despite locating a massive bull-ants nest in the least preferable way and stumbling upon a colony of the Cove's largest snakes, Ian Cook has made significant progress over the past three months in the development of a village protection plan for the Cove.

Check out Ian's report below to see the proposals for: a Neighbourhood Safer Place at the the Community Hall; protection of the telephone hub; rejuvenation of the fire trails and the possible linking of the two ends of The Esplanade.

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