Beaches, Parks and Recreation

Dogs in Open Space Plan

Consultation for the Dogs in Open Spaces Strategy was conducted between January and August 2018. A final plan was adopted 26 March 2019.

Outdoor Exercise Facility Strategy

The Outdoor Exercise Facility Strategy will guide the future provision, location and design of outdoor exercise facilities in City of Newcastle. The draft Strategy was on public exhibition from 28 May to 25 June 2018.

Camp Shortland Rectification 2017

Council sought community feedback in December 2017 on potential long term uses for the section of the Newcastle 500 track infrastructure that joins the Nobbys Beach car parks through to the Horseshoe Beach car park.

Beach Kiosk Survey 2016

We ran a survey in April 2016, to find out what kiosk users thought about the six beach kiosks. The results will assist the lease renewal process.

Blackbutt Reserve Visitor Survey 2016

The 2016 Blackbutt Reserve survey was undertaken to better understand why and how people visit. The results of this survey will guide the management and works program of Blackbutt Reserve.

Newcastle Cycleways Survey 2014

Survey to better understand current habits and impediments to cycling.