NSW Government sends Newcastle City Council back to drawing board over long-term solution for Stockton erosion

Nick Bielby
Updated September 20 2019 - 3:34pm, first published November 2 2017 - 8:00pm
Solution needed: Community advocate Simon Jones, who organised the meeting, outlined a range of proposed solutions to tackle the erosion problem at Stockton.
Solution needed: Community advocate Simon Jones, who organised the meeting, outlined a range of proposed solutions to tackle the erosion problem at Stockton.

A permanent solution for Stocktons erosion woes has stalled, after it was revealed that the state governments Office of Environment and Heritage refused to certify Newcastle City Councils Coastal Management Plan.

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Nick Bielby

Nick Bielby

Senior Journalist

Nick Bielby is a crime reporter who has worked as a journalist since 2011. Having joined the Newcastle Herald in 2017, he won a Walkley Award in 2019 with Donna Page for their investigation 'Dirty Deeds', which exposed the decades of illegal dumping of toxic material in and around a Hunter waterway.

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