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Forster Tuncurry Waterfront Masterplan

Exhibition period from 12 August 2010 to 30 September 2010

Community comments are invited on a plan of management for the Forster Tuncurry Crown Harbour Project.  

The Forster Tuncurry Crown Harbour Project will establish a 30 year Plan of Management for Cape Hawke Harbour and the Crown lands along the CBD foreshores of the twin towns.

The masterplan is being undertaken through a Memorandum of Understanding between the NSW Land and Property Management Authority (LPMA) and Great Lakes Council. City Plan Services (CPS) has been appointed consultant for the project.

The process has advanced from “stakeholder” interviews in December 2009 and the Community Information Evening held in early March 2010 to this design phase when broad concepts are being explored with community involvement.

This exhibition commenced on 12 August and has been extended to close at 5pm on 30 September 2010.

View planning presentation:

Master Plan Part A (PDF)

Master Plan Part B (PDF)

Overall Master Plan

Have your say (Feedback Form) (PDF)

Hard copies of these documents are also on display at the LPMA’s office at 98 Victoria Street, Taree and at Great Lakes Council Chambers in Breese Parade, Forster as well as the Forster Library also in Breese Parade, Forster.

City Plan Services is seeking input from the community through a series of community presentations so come and join in by atending:.

Wednesday, 22 September from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Tuncurry Memorial Hall

Tuesday, 23 September from 7:00pm to 9.00pm at Tuncurry Memorial Hall - this session will focus more closely on the Tuncurry marina, caravan park and dog park precinct. 

Individuals and small groups (max 4) can also arrange to discuss the plan with staff from LPMA, Council and City Plan Services at an interview office at Great Lakes Council. This opportunity for discussion is by appointment only and will take place during the day on 22 and 23 September. Appointments can be made by calling the LPMA Taree Office on 6591 3500. Priority will be given to appointments made by 17 September 2010.

The Harbour project is investigating short, medium and long term needs for all public foreshore lands and adjacent waters. Expanding marina facilities and looking at safe harbour options are a focus of the project as is improving foreshore public access and planning future public boating facilities. Concepts have identified opportunities to generate local employment as well as commercial land uses so funding may support the construction and maintenance of public facilities.

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