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Humour
tonyhSun, 25/02/2018 - 11:31amI sit here feeling pretty low about the state of the nation and trying to think up something smart to say about the MidCoast Counci debacle. A jet skier flashes past our house inside the oyster leases where kids are swimming. I'm thankfully distracted as a poem by one of our best loved cartoonists comes to mind: ODE TO A JET-SKI PERSON Jet-ski person, selfish fink, May your silly jet-ski sink, May you hit a pile of rocks, Oh hoonish, summer coastal pox....
Information
dougkTue, 20/02/2018 - 10:36am

   Ian Cook writes:

Further mitigation through hazard reduction burning is being planned in an area west of the Community Hall on private land. As always, seeking approval from the multitude of private land managers ( owners ) is proving challenging. Kirsty has been doing a colossal job with issuing letters to owners.

siriusTue, 20/02/2018 - 10:24am

Brendan Guiney, Director Water Services of Midcoast Council (formerly Midcoast Water) has made the following official statement in relation to proposed activities being undertaken at Tea Gardens:

In December 2017 we were made aware of potentially illegal work being undertaken on land owned by Australian Pine Products Pty Ltd in Tea Gardens. We are working closely with other State Government departments to investigate the impacts of these activities.

MidCoast Water Services has a rigorous Drinking Water Quality

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mpicklesThu, 15/02/2018 - 8:08am

The Manning Community News edited by Di Morrisey regularly publishes pithy and provocative articles on local news particularly the Mid North Coast Council.

The latest newsletter articles on the Tea Gardens development by P. Lee and Council's approach to the resignation of Glen Hanford reveal a number of issues that are concerning to residents regarding the operations of Council.

http://www.manningcommunitynews.com/

Report
susancTue, 13/02/2018 - 7:47am

An enthusiastic group of residents attended the February NACRA meeting which featured Councillor Len Roberts. He outlined the current Council concerns and responded to lively questions and comments from the floor. For more, see Minutes.

dougkSun, 11/02/2018 - 10:41pm

There is a little over a week remaining to respond to the draft MidCoast Community Strategic Plan . Council will use this plan as a guide in its decision-making. It is up to us to respond if we want the direction Council takes to be relevant to us.

After the merger, a “What is MidCoast” project produced the following vision statement:

We aspire to be a place of unique environmental...

Invitation
garysylvaneySun, 04/02/2018 - 11:11pm

So many significant issues involving MidCoast Council have arisen since the September election - including its purchase of the Taree Masters site and the surprise resignation of its General Manager just before Christmas. It is timely that Councillor Len Roberts will be the guest speaker at the next North Arm Cove Residents Association meeting. Come along to the Hall 10am on Saturday 10th February to hear what Councillor Roberts has to say and let him know your views. The agenda for Saturday's meeting is attached below.

News
dougkSun, 04/02/2018 - 6:49pm

Just before Christmas 2017, concerns were raised about a canal - up to 16 kilometres long - being carved out of the 2400+ hectare former Australian Pine Plantation property off Viney Creek Road East. In an article posted today (Sunday 4 Feb) on the SMH website, Domain journalist Lucy Macken reports on a stop-work order being issued to the owner Phillip Lee.

Today's featured article

Sanctuary zones in pink
janinerTue, 14/02/2012 - 5:41pmMarine Park Map North Arm Cove Area

The Port Stephens -Great Lakes Marine Park was declared in December 2005. It covers an area of 98,000 hectares and includes all estuarine waters of Port Stephens and the Karuah River, the Myall River, Myall and Smiths Lakes and all the other creeks and tributaries to the limit of their tidal influence. It extends approximately 3 nautical miles offshore. The waters of North Arm Cove are within the Marine Park.

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