Industry & Engagement Officer - Clarence Valley Council

Construction on the Treelands Drive roundabout, Yamba has progressed. The next stage of works includes temporary traffic changes to Treelands Drive.

Every effort will be made to minimise impacts where possible.


Access to Treelands Drive from Yamba Road will be temporarily closed from Tuesday 6 October. This diversion is temporary and will be in place for about 2 weeks (weather conditions permitting).

Road users will be diverted via Osprey Drive and Shores Drive. Access to Yamba Fair Western Car Park from Yamba Road will be available.

Detour signs will be in place.


  • Changed traffic conditions including traffic diversions, reduced speed limits short-term traffic stoppages.
  • Increased travel times for motorists on Yamba Road, Osprey Drive and surrounding streets
  • Residents near the work zone may experience increased noise, dust and vibration.
  • Construction traffic entering and exiting work areas and site office.


 Access to Treelands Drive businesses

  • Take Osprey Drive from Yamba Road
  • Turn right onto Treelands Drive


  • Take Shores Drive from Yamba Road
  • Turn left onto Halyard onto Gumnut
  • Turn left onto Treelands Drive

Access to Park Avenue

  • Take Osprey Drive from Yamba Road
  • Turn right onto Treelands Drive
  • Turn left into Park Avenue from Treelands Drive

What should you do?

  • Plan ahead and allow extra time

Standard work hours: Monday to Friday, 7am to 6pm. Saturday 8am to 1pm. From time to time, work outside of these times may be required for safety reasons or in case of an emergency.


On Tuesday 6 October, the existing bus stop located on Yamba Road (Yamba Shops) will be moved to two temporary locations.

The bus stops will be moved to either end of the exit/entry points of Osprey Drive (see above map for details).

Passengers can access the bus stop using the pedestrian access provided to the temporary bus stop.

As construction is happening in these areas, for your safety please:

  • use the dedicated pedestrian access
  • follow signage and any directions given by construction workers
  • walk carefully and be aware of your surroundings

David Newberry

Industry & Engagement Officer - Clarence Valley Council

Hi! I work in the Communications, Industry and Engagement team at Clarence Valley Council. I have a bachelor's degree in Tourism Management and Spanish from the University of Lincoln (UK) and more recently I completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Internet Communications from Curtin University.

I started my career in the in the tourism industry for VisitBritain (think Tourism Australia but for the UK). I also worked for Tour Operators and the world's largest airline, Atlanta based, Delta Air Lines. I moved to Australia in 2008 after working in Ireland, the UK and Spain.

I have worked in the Local Government space since 2011 and have held positions at Dubbo Regional Council (I managed the busy Visitor Information Centre there) and Hilltops Council in tourism and events management roles including managing the National Cherry Festival.

I moved to the beautiful Clarence Valley 2018 and I live in Yamba. You'll often see me walking my dog, Daisy, on Pippi beach.

In my spare time I like to read and to cook. I am also a bit of a language geek. I speak Spanish and am currently learning Polish.

Clarence Valley Council