A report prepared for the Tweed Shire Council. It explores development feasibility for the property at Tanglewood, near Cabarita Beach, on New South Wales, far north coast. This preliminary investigation provides a draft land use development vision to strike a balance between biodiversity conservation values such as koala habitat to coexist with human settlement. The Tanglewood site is of interest due to the need to accommodate a rapidly growing population according the North Coast Regional Plan 2036. At the same time there is a deep concern for the future of kola populations in this region, where this site an opportunity to avoid potential extinction of koalas and other native flora and fauna.