Throsby Creek Government Agencies Committee

Committee overview

We are working together to further improve the environment of the Throsby Creek waterway and its surrounds, and the amenity of the area for residents, visitors and commercial users.

The Throsby Creek Government Agencies Committee is chaired by the Member for Newcastle, Mr Tim Crakanthorp MP, and seeks to enable cooperative leadership from numerous government agencies who have responsibility for the Lower Throsby Creek.

The Committee includes representatives from Hunter Water, City of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie City Council, Roads and Maritime Services, Hunter Local Land Services, the Port of Newcastle, Hunter TAFE, Port Waratah Coal Services and two community representatives.

The Throsby Creek Catchment Agencies Plan was developed in consultation with relevant agencies and the community and captures a consolidated vision for Throsby Creek.

Committee Members

Member Position
Tim Crakanthorp MP - Member for Newcastle Committee Chair
Hunter Water Corporation Committee member
City of Newcastle Committee member
Hunter Local Land Services Committee member
Lake Macquarie City Council Committee member
Roads and Maritime Services Committee member
TAFE NSW Committee member
Port of Newcastle Committee member
Port Waratah Coal Services Committee member
Mr John McLeod, Newcastle Rowing Club Community representative
Mr John Sutton, Tighes Hill Community Group Community representative

Would you like to contact the Committee?

Members of the community wishing to contact the Committee can do so by contacting the Secretary, or contacting the community representatives Mr John Sutton from the Tighes Hill Community Group or Mr John McLeod representing the Newcastle Rowing Club.

Key dates

May 1
1 May 2019

Final plan adopted by Committee

October 10
10 October 2018

Public Exhibition of draft plan

Now closed

Project news

Work to remove a small area of juvenile mangroves and sediment from Throsby Creek, near the Union Street footbridge in Tighes Hill, is now complete.

Read more about Throsby Creek mangrove maintenance work complete

Plan for Throsby Creek's future

Published 1 June 20

Read the Newcastle Herald article

Read more about Plan for Throsby Creek's future

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