Category Archives: Media Releases

UN International Forests Day 21 March 2018 – Day of Shame for South Coast Forestry over destructive logging and Rotten Forest Deals.

Download (Coastwatchers MR 21 Mar 2018 Protest on International Forest Day 82KB .pdf) or read below. South Coast conservationists have declared the UN International Forests Day as a day of shame for the NSW Forestry Corporation and the NSW Government … Continue reading

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South Coast Conservationists Reject NSW Government Propaganda on Rotten Forest Deals (AKA Regional Forest Agreements)

Coastwatchers, Eurobodalla Shire’s largest conservation group, has rejected as complete nonsense the recent attempts by the NSW Department of Primary industries (DPI) to defend the existing Regional Forest Agreements and proposed 20 year extensions as ecologically sustainable and economically responsible.

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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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Winding Up the Charcoalition Fighting Fund

Coastwatchers CharcoalitionMEDIA RELEASEMonday 2 December 2002Winding up the Charcoalition Legal Fighting FundMany of you may have been wondering what is happening with funds generously donated by the community for Charcoalition legal fight. Here is an update on the winding-up of … Continue reading

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It’s Official – Charcoal Free Victory for the Nature Coast

Issued 3 October 2002Media ReleaseIT’S OFFICIAL – CHARCOAL FREE VICTORY FOR THE NATURE COASTThe Charcoalition appeal in the Land and Environment Court, against the NSW Minister for Planning’s decision granting an approval to build a charcoal factory near Broulee, was … Continue reading

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Big Rally in Batemans Bay to Mark Charcoal Anniversary

Charcoalition Media Release – September 17th 2002 The Charcoalition was one year old in August, and in that time has become a powerful force for the democratic voice of the ‘Communities for a Charcoal Free South Coast’ in the Eurobodalla’s … Continue reading

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Charcoalition Calls on Groups to Rally

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 12 September 2002 CHARCOALITION CALLS ON GROUPS TO RALLYThe Charcoalition today called on community, education, sporting and business groups to partake in the massive rally on Saturday 21 September 2002 to save the South Coast from a … Continue reading

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Bob Carr shows contempt for people’s rights – Charcoalition Media Release Sept 12th 2002

Charcoalition Media Release – September 12th 2002 At the weekends ALP conference in Cooma, Bob Carr has been reported as saying that the charcoal Factory at Mogo was “a fait accompli”. As a member of the local community, I can … Continue reading

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Council Abandons Legal Challenge – Charcoalition Media Release June 24th 2002

MEDIA RELEASE Monday 24 June 2002 COUNCIL ABANDONS LEGAL CHALLENGE – EUROBODALLA COMMUNITY DEPENDENT ON CHARCOALITION APPEAL On 18 June 2002, Eurobodalla Shire Council decided to donate $50,000 to assist the Charcoalition appeal and not to proceed with its appeal … Continue reading

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Charcoalition Media Release June 6th 2002 – Heavy Transport

charcoalition media release heavy transport 2002-06-06 (109KB PDF)

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