Draft Floodplain Risk Management Plan for the Combined Catchments of Collins, Whartons, Farrahars Creeks, Bellambi Gully and Bellambi Lake

Consultation has concluded

Wollongong City Council has completed a draft Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for the combined catchments of Whartons, Collins and Farrahars Creeks, Bellambi Gully and Bellambi Lake. The study aims to develop flood mitigation options and planning controls for future development within flood prone areas.This study and plan has been developed to better understand and manage the flood risks within this catchment. The study and plan describes the current flood behaviour in the catchment and also the preferred management actions to reduce the flood risk.

The preferred management actions have been identified and recommended for implementation in the draft Plan. The draft Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan report is being publicly exhibited from Monday 17 March 2014 to Friday 11 April 2014 at Thirroul, Corrimal and Wollongong Libraries.

Public information sessions will be held at the Bulli Senior Citizens Centre on Tuesday 1 April and Tuesday 8 April 2014. Further details on the public information can be obtained from the attached Newsletter.

The community is invited to provide comment on the draft Floodplain Risk Management Plan by completing the Community Feedback Form on the last page of the Newsletter on this page.

Please return the completed form by Friday 18 April 2014.


Wollongong City Council has completed a draft Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for the combined catchments of Whartons, Collins and Farrahars Creeks, Bellambi Gully and Bellambi Lake. The study aims to develop flood mitigation options and planning controls for future development within flood prone areas.This study and plan has been developed to better understand and manage the flood risks within this catchment. The study and plan describes the current flood behaviour in the catchment and also the preferred management actions to reduce the flood risk.

The preferred management actions have been identified and recommended for implementation in the draft Plan. The draft Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan report is being publicly exhibited from Monday 17 March 2014 to Friday 11 April 2014 at Thirroul, Corrimal and Wollongong Libraries.

Public information sessions will be held at the Bulli Senior Citizens Centre on Tuesday 1 April and Tuesday 8 April 2014. Further details on the public information can be obtained from the attached Newsletter.

The community is invited to provide comment on the draft Floodplain Risk Management Plan by completing the Community Feedback Form on the last page of the Newsletter on this page.

Please return the completed form by Friday 18 April 2014.