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15/03/2017

15/03/2017
Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Commitment
Newcastle City Council acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in this Council area Awabakal and Worimi, were the first peoples of this land, and are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of continuing dispossession.
16/07/2015
Bathers Way Public Domain Plan
Bathers Way Public Domain Plan
19/05/2016
Beresfield Golf Course
This plan of management if an important document providing clear guidelines for the future management of land in the care and control of Council.
27/07/2015
Blackbutt Reserve POM
As the 'green heart' of Newcastle, Blackbutt Reserve has an important role to play in supporting the community’s vision of a smart, liveable and sustainable city... where we will celebrate our unique city and protect our natural assets. (Newcastle 2030)
27/07/2015
Blackbutt Reserve Vegetation Management Plan
Vegetation within Blackbutt Reserve is generally in excellent condition although it is subject to external pressure; recreational demand; and has been subjected to significant previous disturbance.
27/07/2015
Bushlands Plans of Management
The plan of management is an important document providing clear guidelines for the effective management of land in the care and control of Council. The rationale for this Plan lies jointly in the statutory requirements of the Local Government Act 1993 and Newcastle City Council’s desire to produce a consistent and effective set of guidelines governing the management of community land.
27/07/2015
Carbon and Water Management Action Plan
Climate change is a critical issue facing the global community. International scientific research indicates that we must substantially reduce our carbon emissions in order to avoid dangerous and possibly irreversible impacts.
27/07/2015
City Hall Conservaton Management Plan
A draft of the Newcastle City Hall Conservation Management Plan (CMP) was completed for Newcastle City Council by the Department of Public Works and Services in 2001. In 2008 the Heritage Group within the NSW Government Architect’ s Office was commissioned to review the 2001 Draft CMP to produce this updated document.
27/07/2015
Coal River Conservation and Tourism Management Plan
With its Indigenous associations the Coal River Precinct is a true ‘birthplace’ site. Its land, buildings and subterranean remains concentrate elements of the Newcastle story from pre-history through the first hundred and fifty years of European settlement and beyond.
27/07/2015
Coastal Plan of Management 2015
This POM applies to the coastal public land being public spaces spanning the eleven (11) kilometre coastline from Stockton Beach in the north to Merewether Beach in the south, within Newcastle Local Government Area (LGA).
29/09/2015
Community Engagement Framework 2013-2018
It is the intent of The City of Newcastle to engage with the community, using effective engagement practices, on major issues and plans affecting the future of the city and activities that have significant impact on the community.
27/07/2015
Companion Animal Management Plan 2004
Newcastle City Council was instrumental in developing the first Companion Animal Management Plan in NSW.
27/07/2015
Conservation Management Plan - AA Company House
Conservation Management Plan - Former australian Agricultural Company Mine Manager's House Hamilton NSW.
22/07/2016
Crime Prevention Plan
This is the second Crime Prevention Plan for The City of Newcastle and focuses on the city as a whole.
27/07/2015
Development Contributions Plan - Western Corridor Section 94
Development Contributions Plan - Western Corridor Section 94
18/09/2015
Development Contributions Plan No. 1, 2005
Development Contributions Plan No. 1, 2005
18/09/2015
Development Contributions Plan No. 4
Development Contributions Plan No. 4
18/09/2015
Development Contributions s94A Plan 2009 - Update 2015
Development Contributions s94A Plan 2009 - Update 2015 applies to all land within the Newcastle Local Government Area excluding the area covered by the Western Corridor Section 94 Plan
13/03/2017
Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016 -2019
Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016 -2019
19/07/2016
EEO Management Plan 2013-2017
The City of Newcastle is committed to the development of a culture that is supportive of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles in the workplace. As an organisation, Council is committed to the following EEO Principles as outlined in the Local Government Act 1993 (section 344)
27/07/2015
Experience Newcastle
A plan to develop tourism and events for Newcastle 2010-2012
27/07/2015
Foreshore Plan of Management 2015
This Plan of Management has been prepared in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993, the Crown Lands Act 1989, and other legislation, as well as with relevant Council plans and policies. It is divided into 6 sections.
15/10/2015
Fort Scratchley Historial Site - Heritage Management Plan
This Heritage Management Plan seeks to provide the basis for decision-making regarding the heritage conservation and ongoing management of Fort Scratchley including a review of options for future use of the site, including buildings and other structures on the site specifically, and the site generally.
27/07/2015
Fort Scratchley Plan of Management
Arguably Newcastle’s most spectacular vantage point, Fort Scratchley Historic Site commands a significant position overlooking the Hunter River Estuary, coastline and Nobbys Headland.
27/07/2015
General Community Use Plan of Management
This Plan of Management is an important document providing clear guidelines for the future management of land in the care and control of Council.
23/03/2016
Glendore Community Facility
This plan of management provides a clear direction for the management and use of land at 2 and 6 Glendore Parade, Maryland, in the care and control of Council.
27/07/2015
Heritage Places - Strategic Plan and Plans of Management
Newcastle City Council will make economic and cultural planning and development decisions based on the principle that heritage places are integral to the city's identity and contribute a rich resource with which to shape the future.
27/07/2015
Hunter Estuary Coastal Zone Management Plan
This Estuary Management Plan is to guide future decision making regarding short and long term management of the Hunter estuary, its foreshores and its broader catchment area.
27/07/2015
Hunter Estuary Management Study
An Estuary Management Plan for the Hunter Estuary has been developed on behalf of Newcastle, Maitland and Port Stephens Councils and the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change to guide long term sustainable management of the estuary and its surrounding environments.
27/07/2015
Merewether Beach Reserves
Merewether Beach is a landmark of the Hunter Region’s coastline. It is both a suburban beach and an icon in the international surfing fraternity, with the latter recognised in the international professional surfing contest of ‘Surfest’.
27/07/2015
Merewether Beach Reserves Public Domain Plan
The study area encompasses Merewether Beach and the streets, walkways and open spaces most closely associated with the beach and facilities, from the northern end of John Parade, to the southern edge of the ocean baths.
27/07/2015
Multicultural Plan
The Multicultural Plan (2016-2019) is a 4 year plan which outlines Council's vision, priority and partnership opportunities in promoting the priciples of multiculturalism.
17/03/2016
National Park
National Park is one of Newcastle’s largest and oldest sportsgrounds and open space reserves, covering over 20 hectares at Union and Parry Streets in Newcastle West.
27/07/2015
Neighbourhood Parks Plan of Management
The plan of management is an important document designed to provide clear guidelines for the effective management of land and facilities in the care and control of Council.
27/07/2015
Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan
Our Vision for a Smart, Liveable and Sustainable City
11/11/2015
Newcastle Airshed Action Management Plan
27/07/2015
Newcastle Archeological Management Plan
Initial fieldwork indicated that about 75-80% of the allotments in the city centre have the potential to retain an archaeological resource from earlier developments, that is perhaps some 5000 allotments.
27/07/2015
Newcastle City Council Events Plan 2016 - 2019
Newcastle City Council Events Plan 2016 - 2019
10/08/2016
Newcastle Coastal Zone Management Plan
As the coastline is so highly valued, it is important that it is protected into the future. The purpose of the Newcastle Coastal Zone Management Plan (the Plan) is to outline the proposed actions that will be implemented to address priority coastal management issues.
2/12/2016
Newcastle Coastline Management Plan
The Newcastle Coastline Management Plan provides Newcastle City Council with an integrated management planning framework that provides for a balance between the long term use of the coastline and its conservation.
27/07/2015
Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan
The Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan represents Council’s commitment to enhancement of cycling in Newcastle. It builds on previous bike plans and collates and expands on cycling-related strategies and initiatives from a range of Council documents.
5/08/2015
Newcastle Local Disaster Plan
This plan details arrangements that prevent or mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies within the Newcastle LGA.
27/07/2015
Newcastle Safe City Plan 2017-2020
A four year Plan outlining the key relevant community safety issues occuring in the Newcastle LGA.
12/01/2017
Noxious Weed Declaration for Newcastle LGA
A comprehensive list and control actions of Class 1 to 4 noxious weeds
27/07/2015
Pesticide Use Notification Plan 2013
This pesticides use notification plan has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Pesticides Act 1999 No.80 (The Act), the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) and the Pesticides Regulation 2009 (the Regulation).
27/07/2015
Playgrounds Plan of Management
The Playgrounds Plan of Management deals with playgrounds owned or controlled by Council and applies specifically to playground equipment and associated facilities like seats and shelters and the land within 2.0 metres of these facilities.
27/07/2015
Pollution Incident Response Management Plan
Under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993 The City of Newcastle (Council) is responsible for the management and control of weeds on all land that is under Council’s care and control. In order to meet this requirement, Council implements an integrated weed management approach for the removal and control of weeds.
27/07/2015
Pollution Incident Response Management Plan 2017
The PIRMP applies to all personnel, visitors, contractors at the Summerhill Waste Management Centre as well as potentially effected offsite receptors. The plan applies in the event of a pollution incident and until the potentially affected areas have been declared safe.
24/10/2016
Privacy Management Plan 2014
This Plan applies to Councillors, Council employees (including volunteers), consultants and contractors to Council, and Council committees must follow this Plan (and PPIPA and HRIPA) when dealing with personal information or health information.
27/07/2015
Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-2018
As we enter into our second Reconciliation Action Plan, Newcastle City Council remains committed to the principles and actions outlined in its 1998 Commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Newcastle.
16/07/2015
Sportlands Plan of Management
This Plan of Management should be read in conjunction with two other Council documents; The Sports Policy; which provides the values, goals strategic directions, and position statements related to sport and the management of sports infrastructure, and the Recreation Service Plan which determines the priorities for resourcing.
27/07/2015
Stormwater Management Plan
The Newcastle Stormwater Management Plan identifies that concrete drains and channels have replaced extensive areas of natural creek and drainage systems in Newcastle.
27/07/2015
Street Tree Selection Manual
Street trees are ‘multipurpose’ infrastructure providing numerous benefits and are the most significant form of vegetation used in the public urban landscape – as such they are amongst Newcastle’s most important public assets.
27/07/2015
Summary - Workforce Management Plan 2013-2018
The aim of the Workforce Management Plan is to ensure Council's workforce meets the Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan objectives.
16/07/2015
Urban Forst Technical Manual
This manual supports Newcastle Development Control Plan (DCP) 2012 Section 5.03 Tree Management and provides technical guidance and specifications necessary to assist in the implementation of the Newcastle Urban Forest Policy 2008, on both private and public property.
27/07/2015
Wallsend Brickworks Park Plan of Management
This Plan of Management is an important document providing clear guidelines for the future management of land in the care and control of Council.
27/07/2015
Western Corridor Section 94 Contributions Plan 2013
Western Corridor Section 94 Plan.
16/09/2015
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Access Policy
The Access Policy aims to ensure social equity by eliminating barriers for people who have a disability or may have in the future. A barrier is created by others and can be physical, as in poor design, or social, by attitude or personal perception.
27/07/2015
Art Gallery acquisitions and de-accessioning Policy
The purpose of the policy is to provide a framework for the process by which the Gallery acquires and de-accesses Works of Art in the Collection.
12/12/2016
Assessment of Council Related Development Applications Policy
The purpose of the policy is to provide an independent and transparent review process for assessment and determination of Council Related Development Applications.
12/12/2016
Asset Management Policy
This policy covers management practices pertaining to assets and related infrastructure under the control and jurisdiction of Council.
27/07/2015
Building Waste Container Policy
This Policy may be cited as the 'Policy for the Placement of Building Waste Containers on Roads within Newcastle City Council LGA and shall take effect from 14 May 1991.
6/01/2017
Carbon and Water Management Policy
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to internal Council staff on how to implement new work practices; and use new technologies, to achieve reductions in carbon emissions, water consumption and the amount of waste going to landfill by 2020.
5/12/2016
City Wide Maintenance Policy
Routine maintenance of the City’s road assets (pavement, footpaving and kerb and gutter) has historically been done in a reactive manner. This method of maintenance is not meeting the needs of the community in providing a system of maintenance that: - Sets consistent and controlled service standards within available resources - Measures, monitors and records the level and nature of defects within the network of road assets.  - Provides a planned approach to works co- ordination - Enables Council to limit its exposure to public liability claims. To improve this approach a works planning system (GMS) has been developed.
5/12/2016
City Wide Maintenance Policy - Public Tree Amendment
City Wide Maintenance Policy (CWMP) public tree amendment will enable efficiency gains for programmed public tree maintenance. Assessment of resources and workload for the following year will be made at the end of each year with intervention levels and response times adjusted.
5/12/2016
Code of Conduct Policy
Council’s Code of Conduct (Code) sets the minimum requirements of conduct for Council Officials in carrying out their functions (it is prescribed by the Regulation).
27/07/2015
Code of Meeting Practice Policy
The Code of Meeting Practice (Code) is made under the Local Government Act 1993 (Act) and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (Regulation).
27/07/2015
Communications Planning Policy
This policy provides Council with a framework for: - good customer service by informing appropriate stakeholders of Council initiatives/services in a timely manner; - applying consistent standards of communications planning throughout the organisation; and - identifying the inter-relationship between organisational policies that support good customer service and customer engagement.
12/12/2016
Community Assets and Open Space Policy
The purpose of the Community Assets and Open Space Policy is to provide Council with a framework and set of guiding principles for the consistent and integrated planning, acquisition, delivery, management and disposal of community assets and open space across the Newcastle local government area.
27/07/2015
Community Assistance Grant Policy
The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework for Council to provide grants for community events, projects, services or activities, known as Community Assistance Grants, to promote and enhance A Caring and Inclusive Community.
27/07/2015
Community Engagement Policy
The City of Newcastle commits to inclusive, credible and equitable engagement processes by applying standards of engagement planning throughout the organisation.
27/07/2015
Compliance Policy
The Council is responsible for a number of regulatory functions and carries out a wide range of activities to assess and improve compliance with the relevant legislation it administers.
27/07/2015
Customer Complaints Handling Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that Council handles Customer Complaints fairly, efficiently and effectively by: - responding in a timely, consistent and cost- effective way to issues raised by people making a Customer Complaint; - boosting public confidence and perception of the quality of the services provided by Council; and - providing information that can be used by the organisation to deliver quality improvements in services, staff and Customer Complaint handling.
6/12/2016
Customer Service Policy
This policy provides Council with a framework for: - good customer service; - applying consistent standards of customer service throughout the organisation; and - identifying the inter-relationship between organisational policies to ensure good customer service.
12/12/2016
Customer Service Request Policy
This policy provides Council with a framework for: - assessing a customer service request and identifying the appropriate responses to the customer; - managing the service request for the duration of the action required to the completion; and - Council’s Customer Relationship Management system.
20/12/2016
Economic Development Sponsorship Policy
The policy applies to all applications for Economic Development Sponsorship.
27/07/2015
Enterprise Risk Management Framework Policy
The purpose of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework is to establish a consistent and structured approach to risk management with the aim of assisting Council to achieve its objectives and embed risk management in all key operational processes.
12/12/2016
Event Sponsorship Policy
The policy applies to all applications for Event Sponsorship.
27/07/2015
Facade Improvement Scheme
The Facade Improvement Scheme is a trial grant program to enable building owners to improve building facades (the exterior of the building that is visible from the public realm) and create active frontages in the city, evoking pride, enhancing our city presentation and engaging the community in city revitalisation.
6/12/2016
Flood Policy
This policy provides a framework to reduce the impact of flooding and flood liability, utilising ecologically positive methods wherever possible, using a merit approach taking into account social economic and ecological considerations as well as flood risk management.
27/07/2015
Foreshore Usage Policy
The policy objectives are: - To provide consistency and tranparency in licensing approvals - To reflect and abide by relevant legislation, existing policy & associated documentation - To provide a management tool that will assist in protecting The Foreshore as a valuable asset, and - To facilitate social, cultural, economic and tourism benefits by providing opportunities for a variety of events and activities at The Foreshore.
8/12/2016
General Managers Performance Review Policy
The purpose of this policy is to articulate the framework, delegation and responsibilities for the review of the General Manager's performance by the Council-appointed Review Panel.
28/07/2015
House Numbering Guide Policy
The primary aim of this Guide is to describe and clearly demonstrate the house numbering process.
27/07/2015
House Numbering Policy
The primary aim of house numbering is the clear identification of the address of all buildings to ensure all individuals and service providers can easily locate properties by their unique street address.
27/07/2015
Internal Reporting - Public Interest Disclosures Policy
The purpose of the policy is to encourage and facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoing by providing a framework for: - receiving, assessing and dealing with disclosures of wrongdoing in accordance with the PID Act; and - ensuring Council complies with the PID Act.
6/12/2016
Internal Review of Council Land Policy
The purpose of the policy is to ensure all of Council's interests are considered when determining the purpose, use, or ownership of Council Land. The policy also ensures that Council only obtains land for which there is an identified need or interest.
6/12/2016
Investment Policy
To provide a framework for the investing of Council's funds at the most favourable rate of interest available to it at the time whilst having due consideration of risk and security for that investment type and ensuring that its liquidity requirements are being met.
6/12/2016
Lanes, Road and Footway Ownership Policy
The purpose of the Policy is to provide consistent and transparent criteria for determining requests or proposals in respect to: • the dedication certain lands as road under the Roads Act 1993. • short and long term leasing of roads including licences. • the closure and sale of roads The policy applies to both requests that are initiated by external parties, and proposals that are initiated by the Council.
6/12/2016
Library Collection Development Policy
Library services operate in an environment that must anticipate and be responsive to rapid change. In a climate of technological innovation, information proliferation and social change, the Library's collection remains at the core of its service provision.
6/12/2016
Managing Unreasonable Complainant Conduct Policy
This policy provides Council with a framework for assessing complainant conduct and identifying if that conduct is unreasonable complainant conduct.
27/07/2015
Media Policy
To clearly indicate Council’s authorised spokespersons and define roles and responsibilities within the Council for working with the media.
27/07/2015
Mobile Food Vending Vehicles - Local Approvals Policy
The purpose of the Policy is to provide the framework for the operation of mobile food vending vehicles in the City of Newcastle Local Government Area. The Policy sets out the relevant legislative requirements for safe food handling and preparation practices and establishes the on-street trading parameters.
10/10/2016
Newcastle City Hall Clock Face Lighting Policy
The purpose of the policy is to clarify the rules about when the colour of the Newcastle City Hall clock face may be changed. The policy applies to all requests to change the colour of the Newcastle City Hall clock face from both internal and external stakeholders.
6/12/2016
Newcastle Heritage Policy
The Policy recognises the importance and diversity of heritage, including: Aboriginal heritage; buildings; structures; precincts; streetscapes; monuments; memorials; moveable heritage; industrial and maritime relics; trees; archaeological sites and artefacts; items in institutional collections; and the cultural landscapes that comprise the environment of the Newcastle local government area.
23/03/2017
Newcastle Local Environmental Plan - Request for Amendment Policy
The purpose of the policy is to: - Outline Council’s process for considering an LEP Amendment Request. - Establish an internal advisory panel to consider all requests to amend the LEP including Council requests to rezone and / or reclassify land. - Outline a fee
6/12/2016
Newcastle Urban Forest Policy
The goals and objectives of this policy provide important directional statements that will guide the management of the Newcastle urban forest.
27/07/2015
Newcastle Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Policy
The purpose of this policy is to provide a strategic framework for the development of a sustainable waste avoidance and resource recovery strategy for the Newcastle City Council which will guide Council’s waste management and resource recovery activities.
6/12/2016
Outdoor Trading Policy
This policy applies to all applications for outdoor trading on roads or in public places (land other than a road) within the local government area.
27/07/2015
Park Bookings Policy
This Policy has been developed to provide some strategic direction to facilitate the management of bookings for activities and events within parks.
27/07/2015
Parks Memorials Policy
This policy provide a framework to manage the naming of existing features in parks and also private memorials.
27/07/2015
Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities to Councillors Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the Lord Mayor and Councillors are provided with adequate and reasonable expenses and facilities to enable them to carry out their civic functions.
1/12/2015
Place Making Grant Policy
This policy sets a framework for Council to provide grants for place making initiatives for local community projects to achieve safe, vibrant and welcoming places.
27/07/2015
Planning Agreements Policy
This policy sets out Council's policy and procedures relating to planning agreements under the Environmental Planning and assessment Act 1979.
27/07/2015
Privacy Management Plan Policy
The purpose of this Plan is to provide information about how Council collects, uses, discloses and holds personal information and health information in accordance with: - Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIPA); - Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIPA); - Information Protection Principles (IPP); - Health Privacy Principles (HPP); and - Privacy Code of Practice for Local Government.
12/12/2016
Procurement Policy
The purpose of the Policy is to provide the principles for Council staff to follow in the procurement of all Consultants, goods and works and services.
6/12/2016
Project Management Policy
The purpose of the Project Management Policy is to: - Ensure Council delivers Projects in accordance with Council’s Operational Plan, Long Term Financial Plan and Delivery Program. - Provide a framework that promotes consistency and improved control of Projects in order to reduce risks, achieve value for money and increase project successes.
20/12/2016
Public Art and Placemaking Policy
The guidelines are an operational document to assist Council officers and the Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) to implement the Policy.
27/07/2015
Public Voice Policy
This policy establishes an orderly process whereby members off the public may communicate opinions or concerns directly to Councillors by way of an address to Council.
14/07/2015
Recreation Facilities Grant Program Policy
Policy - Facilities Recreation Grant Program
1/04/2016
Restricted Assets Reserves Management Policy
To ensure that Council’s long term financial requirements are achieved by: - the effective management of Council’s restricted asset reserve funds; - adherence to the provisions, principles and standards determined by statute and practice within Local Government’s financial management framework.
20/12/2016
Senior Citizens Centre Policy
The following policies and guidelines articulate the operational management requirements of the Centres and reflect the intent of the occupancy agreement.
27/07/2015
Social Impact Assessment Policy for Development Applications
This Policy is a guide to help all concerned consider the social impacts of development proposals. The policy should be read in conjunction with the DA Guide which summarises when a proponent should address social impacts in a development application.
27/07/2015
Social Impact Assessment Policy for Development Applications - Guidance Notes
Guidance Notes
27/07/2015
Sport and Recreation Loans Policy
To facilitate loans to sport and recreation groups at the Club, Association or equivalent level in accordance with the Sport and Recreation Loans Guidelines. The loans will be for the purpose of developing existing or new sport and recreation facilities that are, or will be, owned by Newcastle City Council (NCC) and located on Council owned Community Land or Crown Land under the care and control of Council.
6/12/2016
Sports Policy
This policy applies to both organised and informal sporting activities which take place on Council managed public land.
27/07/2015
Strategic Climate Change Policy
The Policy will provide the strategic framework for Council to manage its climate change vulnerability using a combination of adaption and mitigation strategies.
27/07/2015
Street Lighting Interim Policy
This policy is to formalise the existing procedure and to restrict the number of new lights installed until an overall Public Lighting Policy is developed.
20/12/2016
The Conservation of Newcastle's Biodiversity
Newcastle values its biodiversity and its ecosystems and will maintain, manage and enhance them as an asset of the City.
27/07/2015
Transport Stops, Shelters and Seating Policy
The policy applies to transport stops and associated shelters and seating within the Newcastle Local Government Area.
11/11/2015
Urban Water Cycle Policy
To protect, enhance, maintain and restore water resources, their associated ecosystems, ecological processes, biological diversity, water quality and their aesthetic and cultural values.
27/07/2015
Youth Week Grant Policy
This policy provides a framework for Council to distribute grants for events, projects, services or activities held in Newcastle local government area during National Youth Week each year.
16/12/2015
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Aboriginal Employment Strategy 2013-2017
All of the initiatives in this plan will form part of a quarterly report to the Executive Leadership Team and Guraki Committee outlining progress and next steps.
27/07/2015
Affordable Housing Strategy
Affordable housing is housing for low to moderate income earners that is priced at such a level that allows them enough income after paying housing costs to meet other basic needs such as food, clothing, transport, medical care and education.
27/07/2015
Alcohol Management Strategy for Newcastle 2010-2013
This document has been prepared by Council to address community issues about alcohol consumption.
27/07/2015
Cultural Strategy 2016 - 2019
The Cultural Strategy (2016-2019) is a four year framework detailing the priorities for Council’s investment in arts and culture in Newcastle. While a living document, it serves as a planning tool defining the key priorities and actions that collectively provide a strategic direction and define Council’s role in culture and positions it to meet the cultural needs of the city in a targeted and strategic manner.
4/01/2016
Cultural Stratgegy 2016 - 2019
Newcastle City Council Cultural Stratgegy 2016 - 2019
18/07/2016
Economic Development Strategy
The Economic Development Strategy is built around the vision and objectives of the Community Strategic Plan, industry and stakeholder consultation, and data analysis, to identify Council's role and responsibilities in Economic Development activities.
23/10/2015
Fraud and Corruption Control Strategy
This Fraud and Corruption Control Strategy sets out Council’s commitment to Fraud and Corruption control. It details Council’s approach to planning and resourcing, prevention, detection, reporting and responding to Fraud and Corruption.
6/12/2016
Heritage Strategy 2013-2017
The heritage strategy is a strategic framework to guide Council’s approach to the management of heritage in the Newcastle local government area over the next four years.
27/07/2015
Information and Communication Technology Strategic Plan
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will be used to facilitate connections to build a strong and sustainable community in Newcastle.
27/07/2015
Local Planning Strategy
The Local Planning Strategy (LPS) is a comprehensive land use strategy to guide the future growth and development of Newcastle.
1/09/2015
Local Planning Strategy - Background Report 2015
4/12/2015
Newcastle Archaeological Management Strategy
Newcastle Archaeological Management Strategy
22/09/2015
Newcastle Biodiversity Strategy
The Newcastle Biodiversity Strategy provides a clear policy statement about the value and our approach to the City’s biodiversity.
27/07/2015
Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan
The Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan represents Council's commitment to enhancement of cycling in Newcastle.
10/09/2015
Newcastle Employment Lands Strategy
This document provides a comprehensive Employment Lands Strategy for Newcastle Local Government Area.
1/09/2015
Newcastle Environmental Management Strategy 2013
The Newcastle Environmental Management Strategy is intended to direct Council’s contribution to the strategic direction ‘Protected and Enhanced Environment’.
27/07/2015
Newcastle Transport Strategy
Transport is a shared responsibility across all levels of government. Council has a role to play in contributing to better social, health and environmental outcomes for the Newcastle community, through its decisions and actions on transport matters.
20/04/2016
Parkland and Recreation Strategy
The Parkland and Recreation Strategy has been developed to guide the sustainable provision of parkland and recreation facilities for current and future communities.
27/07/2015
Parkland and Recreation Strategy - Background and Appendices
The Parkland and Recreation Strategy Background and Appendices contains the background and supporting information that was used to prepare the strategy.
27/07/2015
Social Strategy - Demographics Appendix
This document provides a summary of the demographics analysis undertaken to support the development of the Social Strategy (2016-2019).
21/03/2016
Social Strategy (2016-2019)
Ther Social Strategy (2016-2019) is a four year framework outlining the key priorities and actions to be delivered by Council in its commitment to investing in, promoting and delivering community develoopment outcomes in Newcastle.
21/03/2016