Council has a number of environmental plans and strategies.
Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management
This report assists Council in managing the balance between the conservation of natural resources and the ongoing community development.
Foreshore Management Plan
This plan aims to address the sustainable use of the foreshore that supports commercial and recreational activities while still preserving ecological values for generations.
Hunter Estuary CZMP
The Hunter Estuary Coastal Zone Management Plan aims to guide future decision-making regarding the short and long-term management of the Hunter Estuary, its foreshores and its broader catchment area.
NSW biodiversity reforms
NSW Biodiversity Reforms are based on the principle of avoiding, minimizing and - as a last resort - offsetting biodiversity loss through a standardised approach to biodiversity assessment.
Port Stephens & Myall Lakes Estuary Plan
This plan provides strategic policy framework for ecological sustainable development and environmental protection
Raymond Terrace Flying-Fox Camp Mgmt Plan
Council has adopted the Raymond Terrace Flying Fox Plan of Management. The Plan of Management covers both Newbury Park and Ross Walbridge Reserve.