Category Archives: Bushfire

Leaked Government Report shows continued logging in bushfire affected forests is unsustainable

Natural Resources Commission  –   Final Report Coastal IFOA operations post 2019/20 wildfires The leaked Cabinet in Confidence NRC report recommends:   1) No logging of Narooma and Nowra management zones, where logging was identified as posing an “extreme risk” to environmental values for … Continue reading

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MEDIA ALERT: South Coast logging should immediately be halted and reassessed following NRC Report into logging in bushfire affected areas.

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Stop logging the fire-ravaged South Coast

The information below was copied from the website of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW (of which Coastwatchers is a member). Forestry Corporation NSW is planning to restart logging in South Coast native forests in the coming weeks.    Following the Black Summer … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor (The Beagle): Plenty of better solutions than simply switching off legislation that protects wildlife: August 6th 2020

The Beagle Editor, Commenting on ‘lnnes presses to Switch off Biodiversity to allow bushfire rebuilds‘ It is really sad to hear this coming from the Mayor of our council. Our recently amended environmental regulations in NSW are already quite relaxed … Continue reading

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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 Submission to the NSW Bushfire Inquiry March 2020

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