North Arm Cove Community Association Inc

schMon, 24/03/2014 - 2:14pm

Great Lakes Council's Lisa Schiff, Director of Planning and Environmental Services, and Roger Busby, Manager Strategic Planning, are holding an informal meeting at the Community Hall on Wed. April 2nd at 2.00pm. They will discuss any issues in our area relative to planning and environment.

If any resident has an issue related to the above section of Council, you are invited to attend the meeting in order to present it to the Council Officers. Council requires an RSVP for catering purposes (homemade biscuits and a cuppa) and also if possible, an indication of the issue of concern.Please RSVP to...

schFri, 14/03/2014 - 4:29pm

The North Arm Cove Residents Association has received the following notice from the Port Stephens EcoNetwork, asking for community support:-

"The Port Stephens/Great Lakes Marine Park is under attack by the NSW Government, with its future under review and recreational line fishing already allowed in sanctuary zones. To mount a defence will require considerable effort and funding.

The General Meeting and Community Forum on Friday 28th March is to be the launch of an EcoNetwork/Community campaign to defend our Marine Park with community support and scientific input."

They are asking for a big turnout of members and...

schTue, 04/03/2014 - 9:11pm

Did you know that North Arm Cove has been identified as an extreme bushfire risk area? Darrin Briggs, of RFS Fire Control, Tuncurry, will be holding a meeting to outline the Community Protection Plan for North Arm Cove, on Wed 26th March at 7.00pm in the Community Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to inform the community of the importance of being prepared, and knowing what your options are in the event of a major fire. Our local RFS will be letter-boxing the entire village, so check out the Flyer and come along to find out more. Don't...

schWed, 26/02/2014 - 9:50pm

The Management Plan for Heros Bay Reserve came before yesterday's Council Meeting. The report showed that 56 submissions were received, 43 in favour of development,and 13 against. It contained the following recommendations for development :-

A layout similar to option Two; a playground; wharf/jetty or boardwalk facilities; additional plantings; improved drainage works; picnic/BBQ facilities; dinghy racks; no public toilets; no leash-free area. Council voted unanimously to approve it.

The recommendations basically reflect those items that people who responded to the Heros Beach survey saw as important. Now that the Plan...

Annie44Wed, 19/02/2014 - 5:21pm

Attached are the minutes of the NACRA General Meeting held on Saturday 8 February 2014. The minutes are subject to confirmation at the next NACRA General Meeting at 10am on Saturday 5 April 2014.

schWed, 19/02/2014 - 10:09am

This is a fund-raising dinner for the Port Stephens EcoNetwork, an organisation with which we are affiliated and which is well worth our support. It sounds like a very pleasant evening.

Join us for a delicious on board dinner while we listen to a guided tour of the western end of our amazing Port Stephens .

Captain Frank Future has more experience than most of the area that we call home, and will sharing his knowledge of Port Stephens coastal villages with us.

What to wear: Bring a wind breaker jacket in...

schMon, 17/02/2014 - 4:40pm

The February General Meeting of the North Arm Cove Residents Association was an opportunity to bring the community up-to-date with the activities of the association over the past two months. Despite this being the Festive Season, the Exec Committee has been busy pursuing projects resulting from our grants.

The Boat ramp and Water Access sub-committee reported that the dinghy racks at Water St. and Casuarina Park are now installed and are being used. It is noted that removal of the dinghies from the grass at Water St. has encouraged parking on the...

Eastern shoreline of CovelenyThu, 23/01/2014 - 12:33pm
Proposed Fame Cove/North Arm Cove Eco Tourism Development . Proposals relating to the re-zoning of the land along the eastern shoreline of North Arm Cove- to change the present land use from Rural Zoning to one appropriate for Eco Tourism - are currently being considered by Great Lakes Council. On Thursday the 16 January, Lisa Schiff (Director of Planning Great Lakes Council) and GLC's Land Use Consultant met with members of the North Arm Cove/Fame Cove sub committee of NACRA, and representatives of the Bundabah and Pindimar communities, to present an outline of the these proposals. This proposed project is...
Annie44Sun, 12/01/2014 - 2:17pm

Attached are the minutes of the NACRA General Meeting held on Saturday 14 December 2013 The minutes are subject to confirmation at the next NACRA General Meeting at 10am on Saturday 8 February 2014.

schFri, 13/12/2013 - 5:09pm

We have just learnt from viewing the Better Boating Program website, that the North Arm Cove Residents Association has been successful in gaining a grant of $31,375 for construction of dinghy slips at Water St, and Casuarina Park. This is exciting news indeed! With installation of dinghy racks due to commence next week, followed by landscaping of the two areas, we should end up with two attractive reserves fronting North Arm Cove. This is the fourth grant the Association has gained in the past eighteen months representing a total of $63,575, which is very gratifying.

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