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bobreidSat, 11/07/2020 - 6:16pm

Over the past few days I have noticed that white Lady Finger Orchids are blooming all over the Cove. Two areas where there are lots are along the roadside on The Ridgeway, and in the bushland on the western side of Cove Boulevarde just before The Esplanade.

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tonyhSat, 11/07/2020 - 12:38pm

Fourteen club members attended a tennis meeting held at the court last Saturday. Some of the main points of discussion were:

  • Play - continues to be premitted under strict COVID conditions which exclude so-called high-risk groups. This includes all those over 70 and anyone who has chronic respiratory, kidney, diabetic and immune-related condtions.
  • A proposal was made to introduce a waiver system for healthy over 70 year olds. The MCC and our insurers will be contacted to see if this is allowable.
  • The committee has agreed to re-admit visitors to the court.
  • All players, members
  • ...
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dougkMon, 06/07/2020 - 3:35pm

Ian Cook writes:

Now is a good time for everyone to be thinking about preparing for the approaching bush fire season. For those in the community that may require or need assistance to prepare their home, the AIDER program may be able to assist.

The program helps people live more safely and confidently in their home in areas where bush fires may start, and aims to support our most-at-risk community members.

I would encourage those that

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bobreidSun, 05/07/2020 - 9:14pm

Since we were unable to have our scheduled NACCAi meeting in June we have prepared another Community Update on NACCAi activities for the community.

The update contains the latest on:

  • membership
  • the committee
  • the new constitution, and holding an electronic ballot for the special resolution
  • subcommittees
  • developing the community plan
  • the next meeting date,
  • and last, but not least, finances for the 2019-20 year.

The update is attached and can be downloaded.

mpicklesSun, 05/07/2020 - 8:20am

25 residents and local completed and passed the Boat License Course and PWC at the hall provided by Sydney Sea School Trainer Jenny Nugent Saturday 4 July.

More than half of the participants were women keen for a license and get out on the water.

The youngest participant was a girl 14 years who achieved 100% pass. There were 6 participants under 20 years old.

Some of the participants had not completed a test since...

mpicklesSun, 05/07/2020 - 7:21am

Community Centre renewal.

We are pleased that the painting of the hall is completed and have booked for the sanding of the hall for 14 July.

Note that the Hall will be closed from 14 July to 17 July.

New procedure for Community Centre Hall Hire

The Community Centre Management Committee has been provided with the task of ensuring we are compliant with...

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bobreidSat, 04/07/2020 - 10:02pm

The attached map shows properties, roads and zoning in both the North Arm Cove village and the surrounding non-urban area west to Goorengi Road.

It also shows land owned by MidCoast Council and land owned by developer Walker Corporation. The base map was provided by Council and I added the red shading to show the Walker Corporation land, which is based on information supplied to the Association a couple of years ago so it may be slightly out of date. The map also shows roads which are privately owned and provide access to other properties through easements or rights of way.

janinerWed, 01/07/2020 - 2:04pm

This year has not been good for oyster farming. The state's oyster farmers were first hit by bushfires, then floods and now by the shut down of restaurants due to the Covid-19 virus. It has been a hard year and we are just half way through. Our area has at least avoided the fires and floods.

DPI Fisheries have put out a video about the bushfire disaster. It is fronted by Ian Lyall, Program Leader Aquaculture. Ian addressed the oyster meeting last year in the community hall. To view the video, go to the bottom of the page at...


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mpicklesMon, 06/02/2012 - 12:33pm
Introduction to the present vegetation of North Arm Cove

Aboriginal Lands. The area would likely have been natural grassland and open woodland that was cared for by the clans of the Worrimi tribe.(More on the original grasslands later).

Post European Settlement .Since the time of European settlement with the arrival of the Australian Agricultural Company in the 1830’s, much of the original eucalypt woodland vegetation was cleared or extensively thinned and converted to grassland, where the original natural grassland did not exist. The bushland that we see around the cove now is open forests and woodlands that has regrown...