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

Councillor representatives

Cr Roberts

Cr Smith

Community representatives

Elaine Pearce

Anne Rorke

Greg Crisp

Lesley Woods

Mel Rosamond

Steve Worboys

Sue Proust

Brian McCauley

Jim Tyrpenou

Agency / provider representatives

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)

Meeting notes

Supporting documentation