Climate Change Relay

Climate Change Relay

On 21st September millions around the world will gather to demand strong action on climate change. This worldwide day of action will be kicked off by our very own Climate Change Relay

Hands off Halls Creek

Hands off Halls Creek

SCEC extends an open invite to all community groups on the Sunshine Coast to join one of our Halls Creek Cruises to learn more about this issue that will impact on all Sunshine Coast Residents.

Contact Wiebe to find out more.

Photo of the day

Flying Fox evening stretch

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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.


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  • We need your help 30/08/2014

    PosterWe’ve just finished the poster for the climate change relay and we need your help to get the poster out into the region. We are particularly keen to get a copy of the poster at as many beach access points as we can. If you live near one or regularly go down to the beach please download the poster, print off a copy (A3 or A4), laminate it and put it up at the access point. Read more

  • QCC calls on Premier to back Renewable Energy 29/08/2014


    Media Release:  29 August 2014                                     

    Premier Newman must publicly Support Renewable Energy in Queensland-QCC

    According to Queensland Conservation (QCC), recommendations by the Commonwealth’s Expert Review Panel, to reduce or remove the Renewable Energy Target (RET) are an attack on the future of Queensland, on small business, on jobs, on the cost of living and on a cleaner environment.

    We call upon Campbell Newman to publicly repudiate these recommendations and support the retention of the Renewable Energy Target.’ said Toby Hutcheon, Executive Director of QCC Read more

  • Two massive projects-one special Forest-says SCEC 22/08/2014

    Mooloolah LA-canonpy

    MEDIA RELEASE 21 August

    The region’s peak environmental advocacy group continues to call for an urgent rethink of the location and scale of two major projects due to the combined impacts on an environmentally significant forest and the local community.

    With the proposal for a 534ha off-road motorcycling facility and the current design for the Steve Irwin Way to Caloundra Road upgrade requiring the clearing of 24 hectares, the Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) says the inappropriate location and scale of these respective projects will have unacceptable impacts on high conservation values in the Mooloolah Logging Area and the adjacent bushland known as the ‘Steve Irwin Way Forest’. Read more

  • Halls Creek Posters 19/08/2014

    SCEC has produced four posters that provide an overview of key issues in the Halls Creek debate focusing on: the history of Halls Creek, future development on the SC, Pumicestone Passage and Issues to be considered.

    Several communities groups have asked us whether we could make these posters available. They can now be downloaded from our website using the links below. Read more



Free showing of 'Chasing Ice' on Saturday 16th August - See Event Calendar for details.

Upcoming Events

  1. Climate Change Relay

    September 21 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
  2. Halls Creek Community Cruise

    September 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am