Sunshine Coast Environment Council
Welcome to the Sunshine Coast Environment Council, the peak environmental advocacy group on the Sunshine Coast. SCEC represents over 40 community groups working on environmental protection, conservation, natural resource management and sustainability.
- Beerwah State Forest under threat-updates
- Sea Dumping Challenge Up and Running
- House Environment Committee to examine ‘green tape’
- Australia’s environment minister could soon be above the law
- Drew Hutton – Mining the Queensland Way
- Winners of the photo competition
- Stand up for the environment
- Lake Weyba saved-No NoW not ever!
- Beerwah State Forest under threat-updates 06/03/2014
Updates posted below media release including aerial view of the high value area of the Beerwah State Forest known as the Mooloolah Logging Area.
05 March 2014
The Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) is concerned a significant part of the Beerwah State Forest may be earmarked for a motorsports precinct.
“The state government appears to be pushing through yet another proposal under a veil of secrecy which will impact on important areas of the Sunshine Coast’s conservation and open space network” said SCEC spokesperson Narelle McCarthy. Continue reading →
- Sea Dumping Challenge Up and Running 27/02/2014
North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) will today be filing its legal challenge to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s (GBRMPA’s) decision to grant a permit for the dumping of 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the GBR Marine Park and World Heritage Area. Continue reading →
- Drew Hutton – Mining the Queensland Way 25/02/2014
SCEC is proud to announce that Drew Hutton, long term environmental activist, founder of the Queensland Greens and Lock the Gate Alliance will be introducing his book “Mining the Queensland Way” to the Sunshine Coast audience on Wednesday the 12th of March.
- Winners of the photo competition 14/02/2014
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of our photo competition today. Our thanks goes out to all those who submitted images, many of which would have been equally deserving to take out the main prizes. You can check out all entries at our photo competition page. Continue reading →