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SCEC Media - 2022

Check out the latest SCEC media mentions and articles for 2022:

BREAKING - Community wins milestone court battle!

SCEC is jubilant in welcoming the Court of Appeal decision delivered on 9 February 2022 which found in favour of Development Watch Inc in its appeal against the decision of the Planning & Environment Court in June 2020 which upheld Sunshine Coast Council’s contentious approval of Sekisui’s development application. Read the full ruling with the Reasons & Orders here: Development Watch Inc v Sunshine Coast Regional Council & Anor [2022] QCA...

Help Save Ferny Forest

  Many of Queensland’s native state forests are havens for wildlife, diverse ecosystems and nature-based recreation. Here on the Sunshine Coast, one of these special natural places amongst increasing urbanisation is ‘Ferny Forest’ - a 130 hectare portion within the Beerwah State Forest. But right now, this increasingly rare refuge in nature with its incredible conservation and habitat values for threatened species such as greater gliders, koalas, glossy black cockatoos and acid frogs and other wildlife is under threat from imminent logging.  Beerwah State Forest as a whole contains 4561 hectares, of which just under 600ha is remnant...

Marine Team Volunteer Spotlight

SCEC is fortunate to have a team of dedicated and passionate individuals who power our campaigns. Makayla and Julz have been volunteering at SCEC in the marine team, here's an update on their experience:

MEDIA RELEASE - Stronger Climate Action Urgently Needed

MEDIA RELEASE - 3 September 2021 Stronger Climate Action Urgently Needed The Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) says the findings in the recent IPCC 6th assessment report[1] demands urgent action is taken to address the climate emergency “This is why as the region’s peak environmental advocacy organisation, we have declared a Climate Emergency and call on local, state and federal governments to act swiftly and...