As the saying goes, ‘if you fail to plan then you plan to fail’. In a bid to tap into the rich diversity and growth potential of the North Coast, the Draft North Coast Regional Plan has crowned three of our coastal hubs regional cities. You too can participate in shaping the future of the North Coast.
Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads and Port Macquarie have been given a new status to ensure job creation and the services needed to support a city remain top notch. The recently released blueprint provides a 20 year draft plan in the three cities to ensure the area can continue to go from strength to strength. Parliamentary Secretary for the North Coast, our Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis believes the plan will build on the existing strength of the area:
“The draft Plan proposes diversifying the economy by providing high-skilled job opportunities in health, education and aviation services; expanding nature-based activities, events and cultural tourism; and leveraging the Pacific Highway upgrade and connections to Sydney and South East Queensland to improve transport across the region and to identify suitable locations for freight facilities along the highway.”
The Plan exists to maintain the beauty of the North Coast and utilise the resources responsibly so that future generations can continue to enjoy the area. If you would like to get involved and provide feedback on the draft Plan, please visit http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/northcoast.