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Essential Element 1.1 of the Local Government Act 1993 requires that a report be prepared every four years to inform an incoming council of the operations of the Local Government Area for the previous four years. Council prepared its first report in 2012 and it took the form of a 'State of the Shire' report. The Report for 2012-2017 has been tabled at Council's Ordinary Meeting on 2 August 2017 and will become an adopted attachment to the Annual Report 2016-2017 in November 2017. The tabled End of Term report may be viewed by clicking on the link below.

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End of Term Report 2012-2017

*Note: Visitation figures listed in the table on pages 74 & 75 of the 2016-2017 End of Term Report represent visitation in thousands ('000) and are based on financial year figures.
The figures are based on a calendar year, taken from Tourism Research Australia, Local Government Area Profiles, Port Stephens (A), New South Wales, 2015 and 2016.

End of Term Report 2012-2016

End of Term Report 2008-2012