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Glossy Team Sunrise

On 22 January 2019 Sunrise Beach locals supported by a Glossy expert sat down with Uniting Care and Blue Care representatives to discuss the planned aged care development at Sunrise Beach. The passionate locals explained to the developers the strong and urgent need to retain more trees to support the long term survival of the vulnerable Glossy Black Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus lathami. The group also showcased the strong community support for the campaign with The Save Sunrise Glossies petition gaining over 2250 signatures, a list of over 220 comments left by signatories and 9 letters of support (including SCEC) including from the largest local community conservation organisations.  For further information...

Be part of Clean Energy for Eternity

Save the date - Saturday 2nd February 1 pm at Peregian Beach  People across Australia are joining together to send a strong message to the Government that we want 100% Renewable Energy Now.  Clean Energy for Eternity is rallying people across Australia to form human signs for a video to be sent to the Prime Minister demanding 100% Renewables Now.  From the top of Kosciusko to Broken Hill to here on the Sunshine Coast people will be joining together to form human signs to spell out:  MAKE THE SWITCH...

Farm or Factory?

Image: View from Mt Ninderry where the 185,000m2+ facility is to be located in the centre (Oct 2018). “Factory facility” planned for Maroochy River A development application  has been lodged with Sunshine Coast Council by an interstate company to build an industrially scaled high tech intensive horticulture business on rural land directly in front of Mt Ninderry in the Maroochy River valley. It will largely be located on the southern floodplains of the upper estuary of the Maroochy River. Hear more from local residents below and why Protect Our Scenic Amenity (POSA) has been created.... Currently there is no industry or development of this nature...

Reform of Queensland Planning Legislation

    When questionable planning approvals are relaxed even more…it’s time to tighten up the generous loopholes and return planning to the people! Queensland residents have concerns about Queensland's planning laws which favour developers' interests over Quality of life, heritage and neighbourhood character Green open space and conservation areas Koala and other wildlife habitat Convenient and timely travel Services and infrastructure capacity to meet population needs One example is the construction of Breeze Mooloolaba by Aria property group which...

Reports expose Sekisui's real risk to Yaroomba turtles

                                 Reports obtained through Right to Information by Coolum & North Shore Coast Care are scathing of Sekisui’s turtle impact assessment and lighting report reinforcing concerns regarding the significant risks posed  by this inappropriate development. Instead of being readily accessible, it took a Right to Information application by a community group...

Queensland’s status as leader in wildlife-diversity at risk, say environment groups

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 17th August 2018 Queensland’s status as leader in wildlife-diversity at risk, say environment groups Queensland’s leading environment groups have warned that Queensland’s status as the most wildlife-rich state in Australia is now seriously at...