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Jetty Structure Refurb

Timber Jetty Undergoes Refurb

The historic jetty is to receive some much-needed TLC with a major programme of repair and refurbishment beginning from April 17.

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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day Closures

Check the opening hours of Council's facilities on ANZAC Day.

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Positive Ageing

Positive Ageing Strategy

Council are inviting input from members of the community aged 55 years or older on developing a Positive Ageing Strategy.

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Detention Basin

Work Begins on Final Coffs Creek Flood Basin

Construction of the fourth and final flood detention basin planned for the Coffs Creek catchment will begin at Upper Shephards Lane ...

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Coffs Creek

Improvements Flow into Coffs Creek

An accessible jetty and launching ramp, a new playground, an updated amenities building and new parking area at Saltwater Park are among many improvements...

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Dont Be a Tosser

No Excuse for Litter

Coffs Harbour residents are being reminded there is no excuse to litter this autumn ...

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Upcoming Events

2018
SeniorsWeek

Coffs Harbour Seniors Festival

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16 - 27
May Gibbs

May Gibbs Display at the Library

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2018
Museum Exhibition

Created from a Dream: A Gift of Calligraphy Exhibition

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April 2018
Workshop

Create your own Journal with Suzanne Archer

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April 2018
BU Festival

Youth Week BU Festival

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April 2018
Ipads and biscuits

iPads and Biscuits

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Destination Coffs Coast

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Our Industry and Destination Development team helps promote the Coffs Coast - the Coffs Harbour and Bellingen local government areas - to potential leisure and business tourism visitors.
 
Growing the Coffs Coast as a tourism destination into the future is a key focus for the 'Destination Coffs Coast Committee' (DCCC). 
 
The DCCC is made up of tourism industry operators from Coffs Harbour and Bellingen, as well as Councillors and staff from both councils, and works with local industry operators to drive tourism to the area.
 
In May 2016 the Coffs Coast Strategic Tourism Plan 2020 was adopted with a focus on attracting more visitors, having them stay in the region longer, spend more locally and stay in localities right across the region.  Key elements of the tourism strategy include the establishment of an Industry Development and Engagement working group, a Nature Based working group and a Brand Review working group. 
 
The Destination Coffs Coast Committee members are:
 
​Tourism Industry​Coffs Harbour​Michael Hall - Sunburst Real Estate
​Coffs Harbour ​Paige Sinclair - Dolphin Marine Magic
​Coffs Harbour ​Harry Barry - North Coast Hotel Group
​Coffs Harbour ​Lyndall Dykes - The Cheesemaking Workshop
​Bellingen ​Brad Sheilds - NSW Crowns Coast Holiday Parks Trust
​Bellingen​Rod Keers - I Love Bello Shire
​Nature Based​Glen​n Storrie - NPWS
​Chamber Reps​Coffs Harbour
​Bellingen​Yvonne Wynen - Lilypad Luxury Cabins
​Councillor Reps​CHCC​Cr Paul Amos
BSC​​Cr Steve Klipin
​Staff​CHCC​Chris Chapman
​CHCC​Nikki Greenwood
​CHCC​Stephen Saunders
​BSC​Michael Grieve
 
Industry operators are well supported through DCCC, the destination marketing team and ​online with access to information, opportunities and training.