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Polystyrene pontoons from Brisbane continue to impact beaches

It has been over one month since the Brisbane floods and the ongoing effects are still being felt across the region. Whilst there has been devastating impacts to people, homes, businesses and properties there has also been devastating effects to wildlife and our marine environment.

Job Opportunity - Event Coordinator

An exciting opportunity to be part of the region's largest climate event exists for an Event Coordinator who will play a pivotal role in delivering the event alongside the event directors. 

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...