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Recent submissions, comments and papers by EcoNetwork.

Kings Hill Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA)

Koala Koalition EcoNetwork Port Stephens (KKEPS) strongly supports the view that Port Stephens Council and the NSW State Government must realise that destruction of koala habitat is inconsistent with saving …   Read more

Martins Creek Railway Ballast Quarry Expansion

We write to object to the expansion of the Martins Creek Railway Ballast Quarry Expansion to Daracon’s Amended Development Application, number SSD-6612. Click here   Read more

Support for call to have koala listed as endangered

The Koala Koalition, EcoNetwork Port Stephens (KKEPS) strongly supports the Threatened Species ScientificCommittee’s call to uplist the koala from Vulnerable to Endangered. Click here   Read more

Submission on helipad proposal for Anna Bay

Submission objecting to Aircraft facility – helipad, dual occupancy and associated infrastructure including hangars, offices, carparking and civil works at Anna Bay Click here for submission.   Read more

Submission on Soldiers Point marina extension

Objection to DA 16-2019-8-1 Soldiers Point Marina – Extension to Building and Related foreshore works. Click here.   Read more


Support for improvements and modifications to the existing road network (Option 3) in association with improved public transport and measures to manage traffic congestion during peak periods. Costly and environmentally …   Read more

Route alignment options for the duplication of Nelson Bay Road from Williamtown to Bobs Farm.

We recommend that the next stage of Nelson Bay Road duplication between Williamtown to Bobs Farm ensures wildlife movement is facilitated in the development of all options. Also EcoNetwork Port …   Read more

Submission on Coastal Walk master plan 2020

We recommend that plans to run the Coastal Walk across the eastern face of Stephens Peak, Quarry Hill and Green Hill be abandoned because of geological instability   Read more

Submission on Council waste management & resource recovery policy

Council’s waste management and resource recovery policy should include measurable targets. Click here   Read more

EcoNetwork 2019 submission on the Tomaree Coastal Walk

EcoNetwork in principle supported the Tomaree Coastal Walk as set out in the Plan of Management Draft Amendment. Click Here   Read more