Boambee and Newports Creek

A community unlike any other

Explore inspiring articles, discover events, connect with locals and learn more about Coffs Harbour City Council.

COVID-19

COVID-19

You can find information on current changes to our programs, services and facilities, necessitated by precautions introduced in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic here...

Read more
Library Online

Online Services

Our Customer Service Centre is temporarily closed however you can still use a range of our online services...

Read more
Disaster Revocery

Bushfire Recovery Portal

Council have created the bushfire recovery portal to ensure that the recovery process is as simple and clear as possible...

Read more
View all news

Latest News

Woolgoolga

Coronavirus – Coffs Locals Thanked for Cooperation

To help minimise the spread of Coronavirus, local playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor exercise equipment is being made off limits, and there are changes to Lifeguard Services....

Read more
Business Support

Local Business Support Plan Announced

A support package to help alleviate the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on local businesses and the community was put forward by Coffs Harbour Mayor...

Read more
Bushfire Recovery

Additional Bushfire Recovery Projects Approved

A further program of bushfire recovery works worth $983, 216 has been approved by Councillors...

Read more
View all news

Boambee and Newports Creek

Studies and Plan

A flood study for the Boambee and Newports Creek catchments was completed in 2011 to identify flood behaviour and the likelihood of flooding across the catchments.

A Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for Boambee Newports Creek was undertaken and adopted by Council on 9 June 2016. It presents floodplain management measures incorporating both structural and non-structural measures to manage flood risk in the Boambee and Newports Creek floodplains.

Current Works and Projects

A project is currently underway to investigate the fesability and design flood detention basin in the North Boambee Valley as recommended in the 2016 Floodplain Risk Management Plan.

A project is also underway to investgate the feasibility of numerous mitigation options to decrease flood risk around the Coffs Harbour health campus