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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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Still Don't Rock the Maroochy!

Still Don't Rock the Maroochy!

It has been two months since the Council voted to defer a decision on rocking the Maroochy River mouth and there has been no public indication of what level of consultation there will be. Time is running out for meaningful consultation given that a report is due to go to Council’s[read more]
Shelly Beach Dune Vegetation ‘Management Trial’

Shelly Beach Dune Vegetation ‘Management Trial’

Conservation of our coast or ‘beachfront garden’ for a few? A small group of North Shelly Beach residents has approached the Sunshine Coast Council (item 8.2.1 of the 23 March Ordinary Meeting agenda) requesting a change in management of the dunes between Russell Street and William Street to provide for their[read more]
Don't Rock the Maroochy!

Don't Rock the Maroochy!

At the 25 January Ordinary Meeting of the Sunshine Coast Council, a questionable and contentious motion recommending options which would ultimately see the rock walling of the magnificent Maroochy River was sensibly not supported. Instead, an alternative motion put by Mayor Mark Jamieson to undertake further studies and consultation was unanimously passed. Amongst a range of necessary considerations, this 'pause[read more]
Qld planning instruments-Have your say!

Qld planning instruments-Have your say!

Three key State planning instruments open for your comment until 10 February These instruments protect key environment and community issues across Qld and dictate many features of Qld's planning framework. Please see more at EDO Qld [read more]
An overview of the draft SEQ Regional Plan

An overview of the draft SEQ Regional Plan

Draft SEQ regional plan released-have your say by 3 March 2017 The draft South East Queensland (SEQ) Regional Plan has been released and is open for comment until midnight on Friday 3 March 2017. Read more… The SEQ Regional Plan is an important regional planning tool, which can direct how both the state and[read more]
Protected Area Strategy-Have your say

Protected Area Strategy-Have your say

Media statement- Minister Dr Steven Miles MP The Palaszczuk Government has released a discussion paper on its draft Protected Area Strategy Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said the discussion paper was available online and invited all Queenslanders to have their say on the draft strategy. “We’re asking the public for their comments on how[read more]

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