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Online DAs only from January 1

The NSW Government has mandated that all Development Applications lodged with us must be through the NSW Online Planning Portal from 1 January 2021 ...

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Lets get composting

Let’s Get Composting

Pick up a free kitchen caddy to make it easy to collect food scraps for disposal in the green bin...

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Disaster Dashboard

Local Emergencies Disaster Dashboard

Council has a Disaster Dashboard to help you prepare for, cope and recover from any local emergency...

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Public Open Spaces

Council is shouting local residents a FREE coffee in exchange for feedback on our public open spaces and how people use them...

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Dog sniffing

Dog Detectives

Searches for some of our best-known but shy wildlife using water-borne DNA and Dog Detectives are among the projects funded by Council’s Environmental Levy...

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NAIDOC Week 2021

NAIDOC week 2021

'Heal Country!' is this year's theme for NAIDOC Week – 4-11 July 2021. Celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here on Gumbaynggirr country...

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Community and Recreation

Creative Coffs

The Coffs Harbour region enjoys an active and diverse arts and cultural life.

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MyCoffs Connect

Get connected with your community and find out more about groups, events and activities in the Coffs Harbour LGA.

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Community Venues and Facilities

Find out about the many facilities within our community including our library, art gallery, museum, sports facilities and more.

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Your Neighbourhood

Information about your neighbourhood including recreation opportunities, and how to get involved.

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Council offers a number of grants to community organisations throughout the year.

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Community Gardens

There are three community gardens in the Coffs Harbour LGA. Find out more about your local community garden and what they have to offer residents.

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