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Survey on Ageing Strategy

siriusSat, 29/03/2014 - 1:46pm

Message from Community Services, GLC

Hi everyone,

We are currently working with COTA (Formerly Council on the Ageing) to develop an Ageing Strategy for the Great Lakes.

As part of that process, we have developed a survey which will form part of our community feedback.

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RFS Community Meeting

siriusThu, 27/03/2014 - 1:55pm

A large group of Cove locals attended the RFS Community Meeting held at the hall on Wednesday 26th February. Sarah Kemble of the RFS gave a presentation:

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Karuah to Tahlee Walk

On the Old AACo RoadsiriusFri, 14/03/2014 - 10:15am

A walk along the recently heritage listed old Australian Agricultural Company road from Karuah to Tahlee

The 13th April 2014 will see the fourth Walk to Karuah from Tahlee on the northern shore of Port Stephens.

The Old AACo Road dates back to 1826 when convicts used the track to walk to work on the first AACo Farm. Since then it has been a bush track, the main road between Karuah and Tahlee and now, once again, a bush track.

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Paralysis Ticks

patbThu, 27/02/2014 - 2:02pm

Paralysis ticks

Dr Karl K. (ABC) discusses a research finding that some people can have a delayed reaction to a paralysis tick bite. An allergic reaction to meat can occur one to six months after being bitten. As paralysis ticks are endemic to the east coast this may be of interest.

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Stormwater Management Plan

Information Session 26/9 4-6pmsiriusWed, 18/09/2013 - 4:29pm

Great Lakes Council is undertaking a comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan for North Arm Cove in conjunction with Consultant BMT WBM of Newcastle. The study area is shown below.

The village is situated on an historic subdivision designed in 1917 by Walter Burley Griffin of Canberra fame. In the past strategic planning and development has been impeded by factors including government policy, transport, infrastructure, and social and environmental conservation considerations.

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