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Coastwatchers’ Submission to the EPBC Act Review April 2020

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation which commenced July 16th 2000. The EPBC Act enables the Australian Government to join with the states and territories in providing … Continue reading

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Coastwatchers’ objection to Eden Timber Optimisation Hub May 2020

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Coastwatchers Submission to the NSW Bushfire Inquiry March 2020

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Comments – Dargues Mine Water Management Plan Feb 2020

Coastwatchers member Stewart Needham is a member of the Dargues mine Community Consultative Committee. He submitted the following document in relation to the Dargues Mine Water Management Plan.

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Batemans Marine Park Sanctuary Zones to be Abolished

The information below was sent by the Nature Coast Marine Group regarding the abolition of sanctuary zones in the Batemans Marine Park without scientific assessment or public consultation and even without consulting the Batemans Marine Park Advisory Committee. Click through … Continue reading

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Batemans Bay High School Report to Coastwatchers Environment Fund Dec 2019.

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Newspaper coverage – Coastwatchers Environment Fund and Batemans Bay High School

This article appeared in the Moruya Examiner / Bay Post on November 27th 2019.

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Dargues Gold Mine update from Coastwatchers’ new representative on the Dargues Gold Mine Community Consultative Committee, Stewart Needham

Stewart writes: I attended the last Dargues Reef CCC meeting on 30 September as an observer, and since then my nomination has been formally accepted so that I will be able to fully participate in the next CCC meeting to … Continue reading

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Protect Lake Brou

Lake Brou is a beautiful coastal lake lying just 2.5 kms south-west of Potato Point near Bodalla on the NSW South Coast. It is part surrounded by Eurobodalla National Park to the north-east, east and south-east, and forms part of … Continue reading

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Coastwatchers sponsor high school native garden

Batemans Bay High School Student Environment Council is busy preparing a Year 12 Wellbeing Native Garden.  Beds have been prepared and Lilli Pillis planted.  “Next step is planting natives in tubs and installing planter baskets on the wall” said teacher … Continue reading

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