History of Newport Waterways Advisory Group (NWAG)
Each quarter, the Moreton Bay Regional Council co-ordinates an Advisory Meeting which comprises representatives of the Council, representatives of the Newport Waterways Property Owners Association, and representatives of Seaside Estates (the developers).
The purpose of NWAG is to promote positive communications between the parties and make a positive contribution in relation to a sustainable maintenance program of the Newport Waterways canal system. It advises the MBRC on strategic and policy matters and makes recommendations for sustainable maintenance of the Newport canal system.
Current discussions with Council in this process include the sand canal to gravel canal transformation process; ensuring the MBRC develops and maintains a revetment wall to revetment wall maintenance program for ALL canal properties; the ongoing dredging program including the spoil pond capacity, and other items affecting the canals.
The meetings endeavour to address the issues that are of interest to the majority of all residents, and this may not always satisfy the interest of an individual resident.