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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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SEnergy Advice Service

Energy Advice Service

Council has partnered with the Australian Energy Foundation to provide you with independent energy advice...

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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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Council Recognised in Major State Awards

Council’s people-centred approach to helping the community recover from the 2019 bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic saw us reach the finals of the 2021 NSW Local Government Excellence Awards...

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Tradespeople installing solar panels on a roof

Council Powering Ahead with Energy Goals

Switching to electric vehicles using renewable power and expanding our rollout of solar power are among the proposals that will help us reach our renewable energy and emissions reductions goals for 2030...

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STILL: National Still Life Award 2021 Finalists Announced

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery has unveiled its shortlist of finalists from a record number of entries by artists across Australia, all vying for the $30,000 prize, Still: National Still Life Award 2021...

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Education and Resources

Information on saving water 

Saving Water

Everything you need to know about saving water in your home and outdoors including rebates and hints & tips.

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State of the Environent Report 

State of the Environment Report

Reports on environmental condition at a regional level, covering the local government areas from Port Macquarie-Hastings in the south to Tweed in the north, which together form the North Coast Region of NSW.

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Waterwise Schools 

Waterwise Schools

Waterwise Schools aims to educate not only students, but also their families and wider school communities, about the need to value, protect and conserve our precious water resources.

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Green schools 

Coffs Harbour Sustainable Schools

The Coffs Harbour Sustainable Schools program aims to raise environmental awareness amongst students and teachers at pre-schools and child care centres, as well as primary and high schools in the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area.

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Waste and Recycling 

Waste and Recycling

Find out more about what happens to your waste and download resources for teachers and students.

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Waste and Recycling 

Living Lightly

The Living Lightly Program delivers free sustainabilty workshops and events to the community.

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Threatened Animal Resources 

Threatened Animal Resources

Coffs Harbour has a diverse natural environment which is home to many rare species of animals.

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Threatened Plant Resources 

Threatened Plant Resources

Find our more about threatened plant communities in the Coffs Harbour LGA.

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