Our Aims

The following are the Aims of The Coastwatchers Association Incorporated, as listed in our Constitution adopted 2009.

  1. To take action to protect the natural environment and preserve the integrity of ecological systems in the Eurobodalla and Shoalhaven areas of New South Wales.

  2. To oppose the unnecessary destruction and degradation of natural systems, unbalanced development, and pollution.

  3. To investigate threats to the survival of any species or plant and animal communities with a view to the maintenance and enhancement of environmental quality, and where necessary or desirable, oppose such threats.

  4. To develop and where necessary or desirable utilise an understanding of the political and social processes which directly or indirectly affect the natural environment.

  5. To promote those ideas and actions which will enhance humankind’s understanding, enjoyment and protection of the natural environment.

  6. To collect, store, and make available information in areas that pertain to these objectives.

  7. To co-operate with and provide support for other groups pursuing similar objectives on the south coast and adjacent areas, and promote the exchange of resources and information between groups.

  8. To undertake such other conservation activities as the membership shall from time to time resolve.

  9. To establish and maintain a public fund to be called the Coastwatchers Environment Fund (The Fund) for the specific purpose of supporting the environmental objects/purposes of The Coastwatchers Association Inc.

  10. The Fund is established to receive all gifts of money or property for this purpose and any money received because of such gifts must be credited to its bank account. The Fund must not receive any other money or property into its account and it must comply with subdivision 30-E of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.