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What is happening now?

Submissions on the proposed licence are now closed and we are reviewing feedback.

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What’s proposed?

Porter Reserve is home to Newport Rugby Club and Newport Junior Rugby Club. Council has been working with the clubs to construct a new Porter Reserve Clubhouse Changespace adjacent to the existing clubhouse which is expected to be complete by Easter, 2023 weather permitting.

In preparation for its completion, we are proposing to grant a five (5) year licence agreement to each of the clubs to formalise their exclusive storage areas and shared use of the clubhouse and amenities for the purposes of sport and recreation activities and activities ancillary to the core use.

Council is the Crown Land Manager of Porter Hall Reserve (R100179) and is required to give public notice of its intention to grant a licence for the occupation of the Porter Reserve Clubhouse, located at 3 Burke Street Newport (Part Lot 242 DP752046). Notice is provided in accordance with Division 3.4, Section 3.22 of the Crown Land Management Act 2016 and Section 47A of the Local Government Act 1993.

The Licences are subject to the consent of the Minister administering the Crown Land Management Act 2016 in line with Clause 70 of the Crown Land Management Regulation 2018.

Submissions in relation to the proposal may be made by:

  • completing the submission form below
  • emailing
  • writing to us marked ‘PA2017/0103 - Licence of Newport Rugby Club’ Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82 Manly NSW 1655.

All submissions regarding this public notice will be treated as public documents and made available on request.

Licence plan

Red colouring highlighting area subject to licence

Submissions now closed

Have an enquiry?

Name Leo Li, Senior Property Officer
Phone 1300 434 434 (during business hours)
In writing

marked 'PA2017/0103 - Licence of Newport Rugby Club', Northern Beaches Council PO Box 82 Manly NSW 1655