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NSW councils receive government funding for coastal planning
Five NSW coastal councils have received funding to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas.
Advising that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set out long-term strategies for the coordinated management of our coastal environment, NSW Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock stated "the planning stream of the Coastal and Estuary Grants Program is the first step in the process of supporting local government to understand their complex coastal and estuarine environments.”
Projects funded include:
Kempsey Shire Council: $55,000 - Macleay River, Killick Creek and Korogoro Creek coastal management program stage 2 investigations
Kempsey Shire Council: $20,000 - Saltwater Creek coastal management program stage 1 scoping study
Northern Beaches Council: $65,000 - open coast and lagoons scoping study
Northern Beaches Council: $50,000 - coastal zone emergency action sub plan
Coffs Harbour City Council: $30,000 - scoping study of Willis, Woolgoolga, Darkum and Hearnes estuaries
Coffs Harbour City Council: $40,000 - Arrawarra River, Corindi River and Pipe Clay Lake coastal management program
Central Coast Council: $35,000 - scoping study for the coastal management program of open coast and coastal lagoons and
Rous County Council: $50,000 - Richmond River coastal management program stage 1 scoping study.
Funding is being made available under the 2018/19 Coastal and Estuary Grants Program - planning stream.
Councils are encouraged to apply for funding at any time during the financial year to undertake planning and studies.
Image of Coffs Harbour Arrawarra River
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