Tag Archives: Great Lakes Council

The Council merger is announced

Great Lakes, Gloucester and Greater Taree – are now known as Mid-Coast Council Information & image courtesy of the Sydney Morning Herald The Baird government has created 19 new councils across Sydney and NSW. And the government has said it would merge another nine, pending the outcome of litigation over council mergers. “The most comprehensive local government reform in more than […]

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Healthy Soils Field Day

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to improve your understanding of soil health. Learn about what soil health is and why is it important to your farm? This full day workshop presented by David Hardwick of SoilLandFood will teach attendees how to assess soil health and provide an introduction to planning your farm to improve productivity based on the […]

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Clean Up day is coming

6 – 10 June Great Lakes residences only – for the areas: The Bucketts Way, Booral Rd, Stroud and Wards River, including all households in this area with Friday waste services. Pile dimensions & Placement – Place items neatly in a pile and not exceed 2 cubic metres or more than 1 standard (6′ x 4′) […]

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Proposed Council three way merger

Information Sessions & Public Enquiry Dates Great Lakes Council is surprised that a late submission by Gloucester Council which recommends the merging of Greater Taree City Council, Great Lakes Council and Gloucester Council is now being considered by the NSW Government. “We note that Gloucester Council’s submission expresses a first preference to stand alone, but, if […]

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More housing on rural properties

Have your say Great Lakes Council is proposing to amend local planning rules to give rural land owners broader opportunities to build second homes on their land and wants to hear feedback from the rural community on the proposal. “At present, rural landholders are limited to either an attached dual occupancy or a secondary dwelling. […]

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Do you have Asparagus Fern on your property?

Debbi Delaney our Karuah River Catchment Officer passed on this message “Asparagus Fern has been found in the Karuah Catchment around the Booral area. Asparagus Fern is a particularly aggressive noxious weed spread primarily by birds. The following link from the Backyard Bushcare Weed Bulletin illustrates what Asparagus Fern looks like, how it can impact vegetation and ways to control it”. […]

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