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Coastal Risks & Resilience-Have your say

Public consultation on the Draft Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) Our Resilient Coast. Our Future.  Closes Monday 07 December SCEC's representative on the Community Advisory Group, Jim Cash, provides the following preliminary comments and points in the process of preparing our submission for consideration Introduction: The CHAS is a policy document addressing coastal hazards and risks associated with climate change and related factors.  Of particular importance are the adaptive pathways (actions) proposed to mitigate the effects of climate change on...

Have your say on Coast's future resilience

  DRAFT COASTAL HAZARD ADAPTATION STRATEGY - “OUR RESILIENT COAST. OUR FUTURE” NOW IS THE TIME TO HAVE YOUR SAY  Sunshine Coast Council has recently released the draft Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) -   “Our Resilient Coast.  Our Future”. It is a long-term strategy to help manage the impacts of coastal hazards. This is particularly important given our vulnerability to the impacts and effects of climate change. The hazards include erosion of our beaches and estuarine foreshores as...

Media Release: Community 6 dispute UDIA land supply claims

MEDIA RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMMUNITY ‘6’ DISPUTE INDUSTRY BODY’S CLAIMS OF INSUFFICIENT LAND SUPPLY An alliance[1] of local and regional community groups dispute the UDIA’s recent claims of a “critical” land supply shortage in the Sunshine Coast region[2]. “The UDIA has chosen to ‘cherry-pick’ the land supply data by not acknowledging there is more than 15 years of supply identified...

ENVIRONMENT AGENDA FOR NEXT QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT

23 October 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ENVIRONMENT AGENDA FOR NEXT QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT The Sunshine Coast Environment Council, (SCEC), the peak environmental advocacy organisation for the region for the past forty years, has today endorsed a comprehensive set of actions the next State Government should use to protect Queensland’s unique natural heritage and act on climate change.   The Environment Agenda for the next Queensland Government[1] considers ten major environmental issue...