Old Bar - Manning Point Coastal Management Program Reference Group

The issues that the reference group will focus on include, but are not limited to:

  • Assets at risk (public and private)
  • Recreational uses of the coast
  • Threatened species, Vulnerable Species and Conservation spaces of the coast (including Littoral Rainforest and Coastal wetlands)
  • Interrelationship between the Manning River entrances at Farquhar and Harrington and coastal processes
  • Interrelationship between Racecourse Creek and coastal processes and impact on the beach
  • Economics in relation to coastal management options
  • Community expectations and values for the immediate and future use
  • Implications of potential management solutions

Reference Group members are:

Elaine Pearce

Anne Rorke

Greg Crisp

Lesley Woods

Mel Rosamond

Steve Worboys

Sue Proust

Brian McCauley

Jim Tyrpenou

Agency / provider representatives are:

Neil Kelleher - Department of Planning, Industry & Environment (DPIE)

Josh Chivers - DPIE (NPWS)

Andre Uljee - NSW Maritime

Joedie Lawler - CEO of Purfleet / Taree Local Aboriginal Land Council (represent Traditional Owners)