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  • Draft Climate Change Policy to go on public exhibition
    In an effort to address the changing climate affecting the Cessnock Local Government Area, Council has developed a draft Climate Change Policy. The community are encouraged to provide feedback on the Policy during the public exhibition period. The draft Climate Change Policy will be on public exhibition from the 26 February until the 25 March 2020. 
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Cessnock LGA Traffic and Transport Strategy 2018

The Cessnock LGA Traffic and Transport Strategy (The Strategy) was adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held 19 September 2018.  

The Strategy sets a 30-year vision and builds upon the local priorities that will contribute to the Federal and State governments’ objectives, as stated in the Future Transport Strategy 2056 and the Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan 2036 of corridor improvements to deliver greater journey time saving and road safety outcomes, and to fund projects that better connect local and regional roads to state highways and key freight hubs.  

The Strategy does not attempt to resolve all the traffic and transport issues in the Cessnock LGA, instead it provides a strategic framework to determine the priority needs and issues to assist in long term planning for traffic and transport.

Cessnock LGA Traffic and Transport Strategy 2018