Celebrate NAIDOC week on the MidCoast

Everyone is invited to attend one of the many events happening across the region to celebrate this year’s NAIDOC week. NAIDOC week runs from 7 to 14 July and this year’s theme is Keep the fire burning! Blak, loud and proud. There are several events happening around the region at Taree, Forster, Gloucester and Tea Gardens including flag raising ceremonies, sports events, discos for primary school children, ‘Koorioke’ night, community fun days and a cultural cruise around Wallis Lake. NAIDOC Grant funded free community events will be held:

  • Wednesday 10 July at Tobwabba Reserve Forster
  • Friday 12 July at Queen Elizabeth Park Taree
  • Tuesday 16 July at Tea Gardens Public School
  • Saturday 13 July at Gloucester Sports and Recreation Centre. More

School holiday program

Check out the school holiday programs happening all over the MidCoast including movie screenings, arts and craft workshops and a teen DJ mixing workshop. Bookings essential. More

Know your zone

Final chance to have your say on the draft MidCoast LEP. Submit your support for the plan or tell us how it impacts you. Feedback closes Sunday 14 July.  More

Have your say 

Help us improve the lives of children and young people on the MidCoast by completing the Children and Young People’s Action Plan survey by 21 July and you could a $25 Shop MidCoast voucher. More

Eco certification support

We recently called for expressions of interest from businesses interested in becoming eco certified and as a result, will support four local businesses to undertake the certification. More

Vehicles on beaches policy

Have your say on the draft policy that aims to strike a better and safer balance between vehicles and other beach users on Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest. Closes 8 AugustMore

Want to be a Councillor?

Anyone can become a candidate in the upcoming election. NSW Electoral Commission has all the resources you need. We will be running info sessions on Monday 15 July and Wednesday 24 July. More

Business owner workshop

Join Meg Cooper from Coast to Coast HR for a free workshop on 13 August to learn about new legislation regulations on psychological hazards in the workplace. Breakfast included. More

Closed for maintenance 

Manning Aquatic Leisure Centre is closed for maintenance work until Saturday 6 July. The facility will reopen under the new management. More

Have your say

Everyone is invited to provide feedback on the long-term strategic direction for the use and management of community land in the MidCoast region. Closes Wednesday 24 JulyMore

Recreational boating plan 

The MidCoast Recreational Boating Infrastructure Plan was adopted at the latest Council meeting. Several changes were made to the plan based on feedback from the community. More

Koala Conservation 

After amendments based on community feedback, the MidCoast Koala Conservation Strategy was adopted by MidCoast Councillors at the June 26 Council meeting. More

At the Gallery

Last chance to experience two exhibitions: Rod Spicer’s A Long Summer, Dave Collins and Jessie Beard’s Natural Instincts. Exhibitions close 13 JulyMore

At the MEC

Celebrate grandparenthood at the Grandparents Club for a show that is pure joy, hilariously funny and touchingly authentic on show 7pm tonight. More

Weekend markets

Saturday 6 July: Wingham Farmers Market.

Sunday 7 July: Hallidays Point Car Boot Sale. More

How to contact Council

If you’d like to tell us about a problem, road and footpath damage, or request a service click here. If your request is an urgent safety issue, please call us on
02 7955 7777


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