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December 2017 E-News

Incredible news: people power has stopped the $1billion loan to Adani!Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has just formally vetoed the loan, meaning the Turnbull government can't go ahead with it - a huge blow to mining giant Adani and its plans for the Carmichael coal megamine.

November 2017 E-News

It's been a huge month with community action ramping up to save Yaroomba from Sekisui, the Queensland election approaching and landclearing rates at a crisis.We're so proud of our Sunshine Coast community uniting to protect the places we love so keep up the great work! Together we are unstoppable!

October 2017 E-News

We're excited to invite you to our upcoming annual fundraiser Drag Queen Bingo on Friday 10 November! It's a hilarious night out and tickets will sell out so get yours today and get ready to laugh. A big congratulations to the Sunshine Coast community for taking part in the national day of action to Stop Adani and producing an incredible human sign!

September 2017 E-News

Great news for our precious environment this month with laws being passed to bring in a container deposit scheme, and ban single-use plastic bags in Queensland, and it's time to have your say on the Maroochy River rock wall.We're proud to announce SCEC's World Environment Day Festival won a State award!!

July/August 2017 E-News

This year's AGM was a great success and quite the enjoyable event with motivational speechs, wholesome food, live music and even impromptu performances. SCEC would like to thank all who attended on the night. We also held the raffle draw for the World Environment Day Festival and many lucky people had prizes heading their way. Thank you to everyone for their support!

May/June E-News 2017

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March/April 2017 E-News

March/April E-News

Express Your Art & Heart to Protect Elanda Point

A proposal has been put forward to the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing by Eco Camp Pty Ltd (Discovery Group) to downgrade 2.6 hectares in the Noosa River Declared Fish Habitat Area at Elanda Point (see Map 2) from a management A to a managment B Fish Habitat Area so they can build a 70m private jetty out into the tranquil, natural beauty of Lake Cootharaba with its rich, aquatic...

Still Don’t Rock the Maroochy!

It has been two months since the Council voted to defer a decision on rocking the Maroochy River mouth and there has been no public indication of what level of consultation there will be. Time is running out for meaningful consultation given that a report is due to go to Council’s June meeting. Concerned residents, including former Councillors who have a strong association with this important issue, have formed a working group researching the issue in conjunction with SCEC. Some of these people were involved in the decision making process...

Shelly Beach Dune Vegetation ‘Management Trial’

Conservation of our coast or ‘beachfront garden’ for a few? A small group of North Shelly Beach residents has approached the Sunshine Coast Council (item 8.2.1 of the 23 March Ordinary Meeting agenda) requesting a change in management of the dunes between Russell Street and William Street to provide for their improved scenic amenity. Councillors need to know your views before Thursday 23 March! The area is currently cared for by local Turtlecare...

January/February E-News 2017

January & February E-News 2017

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