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SCEC meets Minister on interchange impacts

Standing for hundreds of years, an old growth blackbutt is flagged for clearing in the project footprint SCEC has been encouraged by a recent meeting with Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey, senior Transport and Main Roads (TMR) staff and representatives from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing regarding the Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway upgrade.Minister Bailey was generous with his time and is receptive to SCEC’s concerns relating...

What Can We Do to Protect Koalas in Queensland?

  LawJam 17 Presentations-  09 September 2015 Hosted by the Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDOQ) and the Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) Held at Lake Kawana Community Centre     That was the question we put to a panel of highly koala-fied experts. And it's a question we asked you, as we continue to slug out some solutions to the crisis gripping koala populations in Queensland, and hammer out a plan of action! Continue...

e-Bulletin September 2015

Less than 10 days to go until our second Climate Change Relay takes place (Sat 26 September). The timing of the event has taken on new significance with the recent change of Prime Minister. We have a great opportunity to send a strong message via local members Mal Brough, Warren Truss and Clive Palmer that Australians everywhere want decisive action based on Climate Change. If you haven't already done so please invite your friends and family to our facebook event so we can reach as many people as possible. We are organising a free screening of Merchants of Doubt in...

The Climate Change Relay Schedule

This year the relay will have two starting points, Sunshine Beach at the northern end (departing at 10:30am) and Kings Beach at the southern end (departing at 12:15pm) two legs both finish at Cotton Tree right on sunset (5:45pm). Click here to RSVP for the Climate Change Relay.At the finish we'll be organising a barbeque and a free screening of the award winning documentary 'Merchants of Doubt' which will be introduced by John Cook author of the climate website Skeptical Science. Click here to RSVP for Merchants of...

e-Bulletin August 2015

e-bulletin There is lots of exciting news this month. If you haven't heard yet, we are recruiting! If you've ever thought 'wouldn't it be great to work for SCEC' then now is your chance. We are looking for a passionate, creative and organised person to take on the role of SCEC coordinator. Visit our website for full details. The Climate Action team has just released the schedule for the 2015 Climate Change Relay and already rsvp's are coming in. Mark Saturday 26 September in your diary and join us for the second iteration of this great event. We...

WED Raffle Winners

SCEC is delighted to announce these people as the winners of the 2015 WED Raffle. We sincerely thank everyone who participated in the Raffle and the Trivia Night.Winners of the 2015 WED Raffle: 1st Prize- 2.o kW Solar System from Accord Electrical Frank Marriot (Ticket 1222) 2nd Prize- 2 Nights at Eumarella Shores Resort Greg Oehlman (Ticket 0656) 3rd Prize- 2 Nights at O'Reilly's Resort Kerri Towers (Ticket 1701) 4th Prize- Large Bowl by Michael Pugh Helen Crook (Ticket 0446) 5th Prize- Print by Gary Myers Christine Bennett (Ticket 0001) 6th Prize- Print by Gary Myers Michelle McInnes (Ticket 0010) 7th Prize- Print...