Coastal Revitalisation Consultative Committee

Providing strategic guidance for the implementation of the Coastal Revitalisation Program.

Objectives and Responsibilities

To provide strategic guidance for the implementation of the Coastal Revitalisation Program, and a forum for Newcastle City Council and primary external stakeholders (NSW Department of Primary Industries and Hunter Surf Life Saving) to provide consultation in the delivery of Coastal Revitalisation projects. The committee also acts as the advisory body for the Coastal Reserve Trust.

Committee Charter

 Coastal Revitalisation Committee Charter (pdf) approved by Council 26 June 2018.


8 August 2018
8 November 2018


The Committee’s membership comprises three Councillors, one alternative Councillor (to attend meetings in the absence of another Councillor), and up to two representatives from Hunter Surf Life Saving and NSW Department of Primary Industry (Lands).


  • Lord Mayor, Cr Nuatali Nelmes
  • Cr Peta Winney-Baartz (Councillor Representative)
  • Cr Carol Duncan (Councillor Representative)
  • Cr Andrea Rufo (Alternate Councillor Representative).

Other attendees include:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Director Infrastructure and Property
  • Manager Assets and Projects
  • Manager Facilities and Recreation
  • CEO Hunter Surf Life Saving Hunter
  • Area Manager, NSW Department Primary Industries (Lands)
  • Other Council staff.


The committee facilitator is required to report annually to the elected Council, and at the commencement of each Council term.  A report may also be provided to Council where a Council resolution is required to enact a recommendation of the Committee.