Tea Gardens set for population boom

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated April 6 2022 - 8:32pm, first published 8:31pm
Growth spurt: It is estimated the Parry's Cove project will result in a population boost of about 2000 over the next decade.
Community hub: Parry's Cove will feature multi-age fitness areas and a state-of-the-art wellness centre with an indoor swimming pool and gymnasium.

The Hunter Central Coast Regional Planning Panel has signed off on plans for a 559 residential-lot development, known as Parry's Cove, on the edge of the Myall River at Tea Gardens.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.