Category: Local Government

Home Expo 2018

Kingscliff TAFE, Saturday 15 September, 9am – 3pm Be part of this year’s Sustainable Living Home Expo as we provide an all-day program of activities for the whole family to help create more affordable and environmentally-friendly homes and lifestyles in…

Final Draft Rural Land Strategy presentation

There will be a drop-in session at Murwillumbah Civic Centre’s Canvas and Kettle Room, Thursday February 1 from 7pm to 8:30pm.  The session will cover the more than 140 proposed actions in the Draft Strategy which will shape the future of…

Draft Crown Land Management Regulation 2017

Future protection, management, use, transfer or sale of our publicly owned Crown Lands will be defined by the draft Regulation now on exhibition.  The Regulations underpin the Crown Land Management Act 2016 (NSW). Comment can be made until midnight on Sunday 15 October…

CEC response to Northern Councils E Zone Recommendations

Honourable Rob Stokes Minister for Planning office@stokes.minister.nsw.gov.au 14th December 2015 Northern Councils E Zones Recommendations Dear Mr Stokes Members of Caldera Environment Centre would like to submit their concerns in relation to the recommendations of the E Zone review of…

Tweed elects its first Greens mayor

Luis Feliu Tweed shire has its first Greens mayor after Cr Katie Milne’s name was drawn out of a box in a surprise election ballot last night. Cr Milne’s luck was sealed when a tied 3-3 vote with factional opponent…

Limpinwood revisited: History repeats

———————————————————————————————— LIMPINWOOD REVISITED:     ———————————————————————————————- Tweed planners back off prosecuting over illegal works  Tweed Shire Council Chief Planner Vince Connell has recommended that council not proceed with the prosecution of the developer whose unauthorised land clearing caused a major pollution event at Hopping Dick Creek, Limpinwood. The pollution event destroyed a well-known and loved platypus…

Tweed developer to face NSW Land and Environment Court

ORIGINAL LINK: http://calderaenvironmentcentre.org/?p=1998 ***Update: Unauthorised works Boorman’s Rd, Limpinwood *** DEVELOPER TO FACE NSW LAND AND ENVIRONMENT COURT At the last Tweed Shire Council Planning Committee meeting, it was recommended that: 1. Issues a Notice of Direction to take clean-up…

TSC launches Tweed Platypus Project

Message From: Matthew Bloor [mailto:MBloor@tweed.nsw.gov.au] Sent: Wednesday, 23 October 2013 4:38 PM Dear Caldera Environment Centre, Tweed Shire Council is undertaking a brand new Platypus Project with the aim of protecting platypus habitat and reducing threats to Tweed platypus populations. The…

BIOREGIONALISM- State System under Question

[Reprinted from the CEC’s  TREE Magazine August 1993.   Some minor editing has been done to correct some typo’s after article was scanned. Ed.] “ If  local government areas were amalgamated, we could have areas like Swiss Cantons, English Counties, or German Lands,…