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The Environment Levy

THE ENVIRONMENT LEVY IS TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT.. ISN'T IT? 7TH JUNE 2013 Budget deliberations are wrapping up so please contact your local councillors to let them know your views. Here are the contact details for the Councillors, CEO John Knaggs and Finance Director Greg Laverty 24TH MAY 2013 That the $250 000 (to start with!) to undertake these dispersal actions is coming out of the Environment Levy Major Initiatives & Catalyst Projects reserve will severely undermine the conservation outcomes the levy is clearly designed to achieve.  The Environment Levy policy  objectives clearly do not support the type of ad hoc non-aligned activity it is proposed to be siphoned...

NICA Ecoflicks winners for 2013

Pictured are the winners for NICA's Ecoflicks 2013 screened and announced at World Environment Day on June 9th. Under 18- Winner- Harry Mark "Getting Away from the City"  Under 18- 2nd Place- Morgan Cruice "What Did the Fish Do to You"  OPEN- Henry Glover "Lucky"  OPEN 2nd Place Coolum Coastcare "Spinifex Stars"  Year of the Water Award- Ian Mackay "Yabba's Sad Secret"  Peoples Choice Award- Insingc Choir sing "Big Yellow Taxi" Congratulations to all the winners for your efforts.

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...