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Residents of Terranora have expressed concern that they were not aware that the draft Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plan (ACHMP) was on exhibition and have requested an extension of time for submissions.

The ACHMP identifies and maps the landscape locations of Aboriginal cultural heritage and provides a framework for the consideration and assessment of Aboriginal cultural heritage as part of all development applications within these mapped locations. It is part of the shirewide planning policy being prepared to protect Tweed’s Aboriginal cultural heritage.Council’s Acting Director Planning and Regulation, Iain Lonsdale said that ‘Given a high proportion of Terranora residents who have been in contact with Council have indicated that they were not been aware of the ACHMP and/or the formal exhibition period, submissions will be received and considered outside of this formal exhibition period until Friday 19 January.’

An additional ACHMP community workshop will be held in the Terranora area in the New Year to provide the opportunity for residents to directly discuss any concerns or queries with the ACHMP project team. The date, time and venue will be advised as soon as possible.

‘This will enable additional opportunity for the Terranora residents and broader community to review the material and make a submission,’ said Lonsdale.

View the ACHMP here.  


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