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.
- What does the Mooloolah Logging Area really look like?
- Motorsports in Mooloolah Forest: update
- Update: Noosa on Weyba in final stages
- CALL TO ACTION: Hands off Halls Creek
- Media Release: Pumicestone Passage sacrificed by State Government
- Earth Hour Unplugged
- Beerwah State Forest: EOI for offroad motorsports facility-map
- Beerwah State Forest Off-road motorcycling facility: EOI documents
- What does the Mooloolah Logging Area really look like? 22/04/2014
This video provides a snapshot of just some of the environmental values found in the Mooloolah Logging Area within the Beerwah State Forest. It’s an insight into why it was due to transition into National Park until Minister Dickson arbitrarily suspended the SEQ Regional Forests Agreement & why it’s the wrong place for a motorsports precint.
- Motorsports in Mooloolah Forest: update 28/03/2014
The state government appears to be unrelenting in their push for a motorsports precinct to be established in their pre-determined location of the Mooloolah Logging Area with the Beerwah State Forest. The list of the environmental values of this area is long and certainly dispels the historical description of being an actively logged area or one which is “degraded”
- Update: Noosa on Weyba in final stages 21/03/2014
The Noosa on Weyba application is in its final decision stages, with the Noosa Council staff report on the matter now available. Access the report and background about the application at: Paul Summers Planning -FoLW
All meetings of Noosa Council are public meetings so you can attend and watch proceedings (space is always limited). The process for the application is as follows: Read more
- CALL TO ACTION: Hands off Halls Creek 20/03/2014
You have probably heard that the State Government recently signed off on the new Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme. In his letter advising our Council of the Government’s decision, Minister Seeney (Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning) instructed our Council to include the Halls Creek area in the planning scheme as an area for possible future growth.
The Halls Creek Area in the Pumicestone Passage catchment is the subject of a long standing debate between the Sunshine Coast Council and the State Government. Sunshine Coast Council does NOT want to see urban development in Halls Creek but wants to protect the green buffer between Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast regions (known as the inter-urban break). Read more