April update – links to input into Council community engagement strategy

Reminder our next meeting will be held 29 April, 7pm, Huskisson Community Centre.

Updates from last meeting

  • You’re probably all aware that Council has been working on the access at Sharknet Beach. Following resident’s concern about the works HWCV contacted council and received the attached explanation. Unfortunately, notification of the works was sent to VRRA but not to HWCV.
  • The old Anglican church, corner of Hawke and Bowen Streets, has been heritage listed at local government level. Congratulations to the Huskisson Heritage Association in achieving this outcome!

Updates from SCC and State government

  • Play equipment will be installed at the Burton St mall, Vincentia after the forthcoming school holidays.
  • Shoalhaven residents can dispose of flood-damaged waste free of charge at any of the Council Recycling and Waste Depots during normal depot opening days and times.The full fee waiver applies until 22 April 2024. The State Government Levy portion of the fee will then continue to be waived until 30 June 2024.Residents will be required to sign a declaration at the waste depot that the waste disposed is a result of flooding from the rain event that impacted areas across the city.

Please feel free to make an individual submission to the following or contribute to the HWCV submission:

  • The Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment and Planning is holding an inquiry into historical development consents (zombie DAs) in New South Wales.  Submissions can now be made to this inquiry, up until 3rd June 2024.  More information here including Terms of Reference.
    Link to the Inquiry webpage.
  • How do you wish to engage with Council, provide feedback and stay informed about projects and initiatives happening in the Shoalhaven?Let Council know – your thoughts will shape the Community Engagement Framework, which supports our Community Engagement Strategy(External link). It is only by understanding your preferences for communication and feedback, that Council can build consultation opportunities that are inclusive, transparent, and responsive to the diverse needs of our population.Consultation is open from Monday, 25 March to Wednesday, 15 May 2024.More information

Recent Development Applications in Huskisson / Woollamia

  • DA2024/1203, Install a converted shipping container for use as a restaurant / café, 8 Snapper Rd, Huskisson
  • DA2023/3189, Window opening in an existing brick wall to create a kiosk for the service of drinks and pre-prepared food for visitors. Lady Denman Reserve, 11 Dent St, Huskisson.
  • DA2024/1126, Alterations and additions to existing dwelling including addition of undercover rear deck, 9 Waddell St, Huskisson.
  • PCD2024/1105, Dwelling alterations and additions, 15 DuncanSt, Huskisson.
  • MA2024/1102, Change the location of the approved posts for the awning. 9 Hawke St, Huskisson
  • PCD2024/1155, Inground fibreglass swimming pool, 2 Allora Cl, Woollamia.


  • MA2024/1081, Change condition 9 from ‘total conformity; to ‘partial conformity;, 776 Woollamia Rd, Woollamia.
  • DA2023/3147, Construction of jetty and continued use of concrete block and concrete stairs, 9 Wood Crescent Huskisson.

Link to Documents on Exhibition

Events / Other

Kind Regards,
Committee HWCV
Date: 12/4/2024

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