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President’s Report 2017 AGM

The 2017 AGM was held at Tomakin Community Hall on October 28th 2017. It is with pleasure that I welcome members and friends today. In the 2016-2017 financial year we have held 6 Coastwatchers committee meetings. Though technically outside that … Continue reading

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“Predetermined Outcome” prompts green groups to ditch NSW forest talks – Sydney Morning Herald

Please click here to read the article on the SMH website.

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Coastal Management Report Feb 9th 2018

Please note that the reports formerly called CEMAC Reports in the Coastwatchers website will from now be called Coastal Management Reports. Background The NSW Government is working to deliver a new legislative and regulatory framework to better equip coastal communities … Continue reading

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Media Release Feb 14th 2018 – South Coast Conservationists Rally Against Rotten Forest Deals (Regional Forest Agreements)

Coastwatchers, other conservation groups and supporters are today rallying at Batemans Bay to protest plans by the Turnbull and Berejiklian governments to lock up 2 million hectares of public forests, hand them over to big business like the Eden Wood … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Alert! Save the Forests – Batemans Bay Forest Rally and ‘Drop In’ on DPI – Donate your lunch hour on 14 Feb 2018

Dear Coastwatchers Members and Friends As promised here is an update on action in Batemans Bay next Wednesday 14 February 2018 (see below if you missed this ). RFA Community Consultation Drop In (aka GreenWash) – Coachhouse Marina Resort 49 beach Road Batemans Bay12.30pm … Continue reading

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Thank You to outgoing Committee members

The Coastwatchers association committee for 2017/2018 wishes to acknowledge and thank John Perkins, John Stowar and Richard Roberts who stepped down from the committee at the 2017 AGM. They have given generously of their time in submission writing, newsletters, administration … Continue reading

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Renewables Forum Moruya Golf Club Feb 20

Interested in energy prices, renewables, climate change? Please come along to this free community forum with Mark Butler, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, and NSW Senator Jenny McAllister. Have your opportunity for input and hear directly from … Continue reading

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Unusual Ecological Phenomena Survey

The survey of unusual ecological phenomena, being run by researchers at the University of Adelaide, has been extended until the 5th of March 2018 to give more people the chance to participate. The information collected with this survey will help … Continue reading

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NSW Government SEPP Review

SEPP 55 (Remediation of Land) and the Managing Contaminated Land Planning Guidelines have been reviewed as part of the Government’s SEPP review program. The Department is exhibiting an Explanation of Intended Effect (EIE) for a new Remediation of Land SEPP, … Continue reading

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Australia’s Biodiversity Conservation Strategy

The Department of the Environment and Energy is seeking feedback on this strategy and action inventory for 2018-30. The draft revised strategy is open to public comment until Friday 16 March 2018.

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