Issues relating to the protection of wildlife and natural habitat.
“An Addendum Planning Proposal has been lodged with Council, who are working with Property NSW towards a public exhibition period in 2019, with rezoning gazettal later in the year.
This is a significantly improved proposal over the previous plans which would have overdeveloped the site, limited public access and seriously reduced the aesthetics from the Freeway.
The revised proposal includes the potential to open up more than 2 kilometres of public access along the foreshore and more than 21 hectares of open space for the community, including an 11 hectare expansion of the adjacent bushland and Popran National Park.”
The Central Coast Council Administrator promised a 3 month consultation period
Thank you to everyone who helped to gain these improvements, keep involved so that we end up with the best result possible.
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Save Peat Island and Pick Your Future
Peat Island was originally established as a hospital for mental health patients. It has been closed for 5 years and the land is now being considered for other uses.
The western area should be for day-trippers to stay at (picnic, walks, etc. places to buy food and for large numbers to move through, on to the river and the National Parks. There would be opportunity for basic waterfront camping and heritage buildings would hold displays on National Parks, Hospital and Tourism.”
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