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SEQ Water Recreation Review-Cooloolabin,Wappa & Poona Dam

It’s your water! Have your say… Seqwater is undertaking the Recreation Review to explore the recreational opportunities in and around its lakes. The review will cover 23 Seqwater lakes grouped into 10 different areas. The recreation review discussion papers which cover Cooloolabin and Wappa Dams were released today. These discussion papers cover all activities including picnicking, fishing, watercraft, trails, site access and a...

Is there any conservation left in the Nature Conservation Act?

View this informative vid from the National Parks Association of Queensland & sign the petition to protect Queensland's National Parks Friday Environment Forum news for Nov 8 The opportunity to join the wonderful Noosa Parks Association folk for their Friday Forum was greatly appreciated.  SCEC will continue to scrutinise what the consequences of these legislative rollbacks mean for our...

Noosa on Weyba now open for comment

    Noosa on Weyba development proposal now available for public submissions- MCU12/0208 Please  be advised that the development application known as Noosa on Weyba is currently publicly notified and available for submissions until December 10th. Visit Friends of Lake Weyba  for more information and a guide for making your important submission. View the application via the Sunshine Coast Council link or a condensed version with summaries & background by Paul Summers Planning Strategies here. As you may know, this large scale development will straddle the...

Environmental Law & Policy reform-EDO update

    Here's an update from the wonderful, hardworking folk of the Environmental Defenders Office on the latest rollbacks in environmental protections; Nth Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability and Another Act Amendment Bill (Nth Stradbroke Bill) Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (2013)  

Protect Queenslands National Parks

Queenslanders are facing a dire threat to our  environment.              The QLD Government: Has made changes to legislation, permitting damaging cattle grazing on some National Parks until Dec 31 Plans to open National Parks to high impact forms of recreation Are actively promoting development on Park land through financial incentives National Parks Association of Queensland calls on the QLD Government to: Remove cattle grazing from Queensland National Parks Protect National Parks from high impact recreation Prohibit resort construction on National Park...

Waterway health revealed

The recent release of this year's Healthy Waterways Report Card showed that better investment in catchment management and the great efforts of the region's community groups yielded welcome improved grades in some waterways, while others either held steady or experienced declines. Sediment & other pollutants entering our estuaries, particularly from construction sites & some rural activities, remains a major issue. With the push and encroachment of increased development activities, some slated for sensitive environments, increased sediment and erosion control compliance is a must.  See the results here   titanfall играть онлайн