Local Community Groups (Eurobodalla and surrounds)

Batemans Bay Bushwalkers
A crew of around 200 members with the shared goal of finding, exploring and enjoying the natural secrets of our corner of Australia.

Broulee Mossy Point Community Association
One of the objectives of the BMPCA is to care for the natural environment of the Broulee Mossy Point area and to undertake and support activities that care for and preserve our trees and other flora, our fauna, our dunes, beaches and other water ways.

Clean Energy For Eternity
CEFE’s aim is to help the community to understand the challenge of climate change and global warming, and to provide information and support to encourage grass roots action in response to the global crisis facing us all.

Congo Community Association Inc
The Congo Community Association is a group of volunteers who are residents and property owners living in Congo village or the surrounding district of Congo, a coastal community on the far South Coast of NSW, Australia. Our association aims to care for our coastal bushland and beaches, enhance Congo’s living environment and support and strengthen Congo’s friendly community spirit.

Dalmeny Matters Incorporated
Our mission is to ensure a sustainable future for our plant, animal and human communities. Focusing on community engagement & a modern approach to the housing crisis to avoid mass clearing.

Dalmeny Narooma Bushwalkers
Established in 1986, the group continues as it began with happy groups walking twice a week.

Eurobodalla Landcare
Landcare programs across the whole of the Eurobodalla landscape include natural resource projects such as Bushcare, Coastcare, Dunecare, Rivercare and other relevant “care” projects.

Eurobodalla Natural History Society
The group holds regular field meetings and encourages the collection of information on local nature. All records are summarised into the annual publication Nature in Eurobodalla which is available for purchase from the society.

Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens
Situated on a 42 hectare forest site 5km south of Batemans Bay, the site abounds with a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Eurobodalla Shire Council – Development and Planning
This is a valuable source of information on planned developments, requirements, impacts etc.

Friends of Durras
The Friends of Durras is a voluntary group of residents and like-minded people from Durras, just north of Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast. They have a proud history of defending their local environment.

Friends of Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens
The Friends are a community group whose mission is to provide support to the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens.

(The) Rosedale Association Inc.
This website is the primary source of information on Rosedale and the surrounding area for all members and visitors to the area.
One of the objectives of The Rosedale Association Inc. is to maintain the existing environmental character of the Rosedale area

Save the Moruya River
Save the Moruya River is a website focusing on the actual and potential impacts of the gold mine at Dargues Reef near Majors Creek. Used as a campaign tool in 2015 it was partly responsible for the reversal by the mine of its proposal to use cyanide to process the ore onsite.

Southcoast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA)
SHASA is an alliance of Eurobodalla community members. Formed in 2014 SHASA’s key focus is to highlight and support action to mitigate climate change for our region.

South East region Conservation Alliance (SERCA)
SERCA Inc is an alliance of conservation groups from the south coast of New South Wales. It is focussed on forests: natural native forests which provide essential solutions in climate change, water and biodiversity.

Sustainable Agriculture and Gardening Eurobodalla (SAGE)
SAGE is a not-for-profit, community based organisation whose mission is to create and support a NSW South Coast sustainable fair food economy and food sovereignty for local communities.

Tomakin Community Association

State Organisations (NSW & ACT)

Better Planning Network
Better Planning Network (BPN) is a state-wide Not for Profit, grassroots volunteer-based organisation whose aim is a planning system for NSW that fosters best practice environmental, heritage, social sustainability and design outcomes through a collaborative and authentic community partnership engagement approach.

Environmental Defenders Organisation
The EDO is an independent community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law.

Forests For All (National Parks Association of NSW
Forests For All seeks to protect public native forests and end damaging industrial logging. They want to increase public access to forests for recreation and nature-based tourism; to see regional communities benefit from forests economically, physically and emotionally. They want to protect the benefits that forests provide to people – clean, plentiful water supplies and absorbing carbon dioxide. And they want to see our forests restored to health and the wildlife in them thrive.

Nature Conservation Council
The Nature Conservation Council (NCC) is a non-profit, non-government organisation representing more than 120 community environment groups across NSW. It is the state’s peak environment organisation and has a strong reputation for leading effective action and influencing the direction of environment protection in NSW. Coastwatchers is a member of the NCC.

Useful information (state)

Bionet Atlas
BioNet Atlas contains biodiversity observation data for NSW.

National Organisations (Australia)

Beyond Zero Emissions
Beyond Zero Emissions is a volunteer led climate solutions think tank. They are a community of technology experts, researchers, communicators and concerned citizens whose mission is to show a zero emissions Australia is achievable and affordable now.

Birdlife Australia
Birdlife Australia is an independent not-for-profit dedicated to providing a bright future for Australia’s birds.

Australian Forests and Climate Alliance
AFCA is an Australian community network working to protect Australia’s native forests and to secure a safe climate for future generations.

Firesticks Alliance
Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation is an Indigenous led network that aims to re-invigorate the use of cultural burning by facilitating cultural learning pathways to fire and land management. It is an initiative for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to look after Country, share their experience and collectively explore ways to achieve their goals.

Green Cross Australia
Green Cross Australia empowers a resilient Australia. They educate and empower people and businesses to become more resilient to our changing climate and environmental stresses.

Save Our Marine Life
In 2012 Australia created the world’s largest network of sanctuaries. Now they are all at risk. Divers, fishers, businesses & ocean lovers are coming together to save our sanctuaries. Are you with us?

Tangaroa Blue Foundation
Tangaroa Blue Foundation is an Australia-wide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the removal and prevention of marine debris: one of the major environmental issues worldwide.

WWF – Australia
WWF has been the leading voice for nature for more than half a century, working in 100 countries in six continents with the help of over five million supporters. WWF partners with governments, communities and individuals to address a range of pressing environmental issues. Its work is founded on science, its reach is international and its mission is exact – to create a world where people live and prosper in harmony with nature.
WWF Australia is the seventh largest member of the WWF network, and is striving to conserve biodiversity in Australia and throughout the Oceania region.

Useful information (national)

Australia State of the Environment Report 2016
Australia State of the Environment 2016 has been prepared by independent experts using the best available information to support assessments of environmental condition, pressures, management effectiveness resilience, risk and outlook.

Bushfire Facts
The Bushfire Recovery Project is a collaboration between The Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University), Griffith Climate Change Response Program (Griffith University 2020) and the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative. It brings together Australia’s pre-eminent researchers with nodes of community volunteers who assist with the collection of critical data. Information gathered by these citizen scientists and other field ecologists is then analysed by Griffith and ANU scientists and fed back to practitioners and decision-makers to assist with the development and implementation of post-fire forest policies, plans and management.