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e-Bulletin 7th June 2013

Welcome to the SCEC E-Bulletin   7th June 2013 Feel free to email us with feedback, your opinions are important. Local News   World Environment Day 9th June @ the University of the Sunshine Coast from 10am- 4pmWell we are almost there and although its a mad house we are full of excitement (and hoping for a sunny day). Don't forget we will be selling 200 bales of hay @ $3 each, which must be picked up from 4.00pm. If interested please contact us on [email protected] or ph: 5441 5747.  Follow the links to check out the new Website to view the program...

e-Bulletin 24th May 2013

Welcome to the SCEC E-Bulletin   24th May 2013 Feel free to email us with feedback, your opinions are important. Local News   World Environment Day 9th June @ the University of the Sunshine Coast from 10am- 4pmplanning is well under way and the office is abuzz with excitement. Follow the links to check out the new Website and like us on FaceBook page. As with all successful events, they would not be possible without a wonderful team of volunteers. We are still looking for volunteers for set-up on Saturday and a range of jobs on the Sunday, so if you would like to...

Say ‘NO’ to CSG in Australia

The livelihoods and wellbeing of communities and their environments are being directly affected by the exploration and extraction of Coal Seam Gas (CSG). We ask for Federal Government action to take responsibility for our land, water and climate by banning  CSG in Australia. Read more and sign the petition here  

e-Bulletin 10th May 2013

Welcome to the SCEC E-Bulletin   10th May 2013 Feel free to email us with feedback, your opinions are important. Local News   World Environment Day 9th June @ the University of the Sunshine Coast from 10am- 4pmplanning is well under way and the office is abuzz with excitement. Follow the links to check out the new Website and like us on FaceBook page. As with all successful events, they would not be possible without a wonderful team of volunteers. We are still looking for volunteers for set-up on Saturday and a range of jobs on the Sunday, so if you would like to...

‘Don’t Bring Back the Bulldozers’

A big push this week is absolutely vital if we are to have any chance of having an impact on the report from the SDII parliamentary committee due to be tabled on 14 May 2013. As we move into the last two weeks of this short sharp campaign to try to stop – or at the very least slow down – the changes to the Vegetation Management Act, there is a new page on Facebook that we need people to like and share with their ‘friends’, check...

Qld Vegetation Laws Under Threat-HSI

A message from the Humane Society International: On the 20th March the Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines introduced the Vegetation Management Framework Amendment Bill, 2013 to Parliament, and it is currently under consideration by the State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee. This Bill represents one of the largest environmental rollbacks in Australian history and is a clear breach of an election promise make by Premier Campbell Newman that " the LNP will retain the current level of statutory vegetation protection". Just over...