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Kooragang Island

Kooragang Island is located on the Hunter River and is primarily a deep water port for the export of coal.

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The Newcastle Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 Maps

To understand the Newcastle LEP 2012 both the written document and maps that make up the LEP must be reviewed. Links to the maps, relating to this suburb, can be found on the right hand side of this web page. The maps are also available on the official NSW legislation website in connection with the Newcastle LEP 2012. This information is also available by purchasing a S149 Planning Certificate for the parcel of land.

Sport and Recreation Facilities

There are no sport or recreation facilities in Kooragang Island.

Childcare Facilities

The closest childcare centre is ABC Stockton. It is contactable on 02 4920 1277.

Library Facilities

The closest library is the Stockton Library, located on King St, Stockland. It can be contacted on 02 4920 1137.


There are no schools in Kooragang Island. Stockton Primary and St Peter's Primary School are located in Stockton. The nearest high schools are the Hunter Christian School and San Clemente High School.

Transport Options

Kooragang Island is assessable by road, however there are no public transport options available.

Commercial Centre

The closest commercial centre is at Mayfield.


In 1993, the Kooragang Wetlands Rehabilitation Project was initiated to compensate for the loss of wildlife habitat in the Hunter estuary caused by 200 years of draining, filling and clearing.

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Contact us

  • City Administration Centre
    282 King Street
    Newcastle NSW 2300

Tel: 02 4974 2000

LEP Maps

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SEPP(Major Developments)
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Land Application Map
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Additional Permitted Uses Map
Tomago Industrial Land Application Map
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