Estuary Management Plans

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

Momentum is building all over the world to cut down on single use plastic – so why not start your own revolution in Plastic Free July 2018.

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City Square Concept Design

Coffs Harbour City Council invites input from key stakeholders and the broader community to finalise a revised concept design for City Square.

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Trading Places

Trading Places

From 1 July 2018, Coffs Harbour City Council will no longer charge local businesses fees to use footpaths for trade.

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Safer Streets Success

The announcement of over $900,000 in grant funding to improve public safety in Toormina and Coffs Harbour city centre has been welcomed by Mayor Councillor Denise Knight.

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Arts Bringing People Together

A Saltwater Freshwater Festival youth flash mob, a short film about growing up in a coastal town, artist exchanges between local galleries, a science festival...

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PB Area of Concern

Public Warned to Avoid Path at Popular Beach

Recent swell and natural tidal actions have moved the Coffs Creek entrance south making one of the access points to Park Beach South (North Wall Beach) currently unsafe to use.

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Estuary Management Plans

Arrawarra Creek 

Arrawarra Creek

Arrawarra Creek is a small estuarine water body situated at Arrawarra, approximately 30 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour.

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Boambee Newports Creek 

Boambee Newports Creek

The Boambee/Newports Estuary has a roughly rectangular shape catchment area of approximately 49 km2.

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Bonville Pine Creek 

Bonville Pine Creek

The Bonville Pine Creek estuary is situated south of Sawtell, about 9 kilometres south of Coffs Harbour.

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Coffs Creek 

Coffs Creek

Coffs Creek estuary is a wave-dominated barrier estuary and is semi-mature. The estuary is surrounded by estuarine wetlands, urban and open space areas.

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Hearnes Lake 

Hearnes Lake

Hearnes Lake is located approximately 25 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour, just south of Woolgoolga.

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Moonee Creek 

Moonee Creek

The Moonee Creek estuary is located approximately 8km north of Coffs Harbour, and enters the ocean immediately north of Green Bluff and adjacent to the village of Moonee Beach.

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Pipe Clay Creek 

Pipe Clay Creek

Pipe Clay Lake is a small estuary located in the traditional lands of the Gumbaynggirr people in Corindi, around 40 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour.

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Woolgoolga Willis and Darkum Estuaries 

Woolgoolga Willis & Darkum Estuaries

The Woolgoolga Lake Estuary is a small coastal lake with a catchment area of 22 km2 with a water area of approximately 3 km2. Willis Creek and Darkum Creek are small estuaries located to the south and north of Woolgoolga Lake.

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