Category: Coast

Changes to KPoM for Kings Forest Approved

The Independent Planning Commission has approved changes to the koala management plan for a 4500-lot residential development on the state’s far north coast. Property 28 Pty Ltd has sought to implement a new Koala Plan of Management (KPoM) and amend…

Stop Adani Convoy by Bob Brown Foundation

Information about The Convoy here.  In theory Adani can’t legally start yet, pending required environmental studies.  The Australian Conservation Foundation is pursuing legal action to enforce compliance, see ACF vs Adani (donate)  

Relocate Tweed Valley Hospital

Information to support submissions on the proposed location of a hospital on state significant farmland at Cudgen is at the Relocate Tweed Valley Hospital website   Submissions are due by 5pm on 13th December 2018.

Stop Adani Tweed community survey

Stop Adani Tweed wishes to survey the views of Tweed Shire residents, regarding the proposed massive expansion of coal mining in Queensland, including the so-called “Adani” mine in the Galilee Basin. Yes, the projects that are the subject of our…

Journey to Stop Adani frontline

A journey to the front line is being arranged by the Northern Rivers Stop Adani Group leaving on January 13 and returning on January 21. Living costs for the week on the front line are $250 and include everything.  For more information look…

Stand with the Wangan & Jagalingou people

At any moment, the Queensland Government could extinguish Wangan and Jagalingou native title rights in the Galilee Basin – the land Adani wants to build their Carmichael mega mine on. [1] The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Family Council have already…

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…

Kings Forest – proposed modification 

The modification request seeks approval to: Implement a revised Koala Plan of Management (KPOM) which includes changes to the location and quantity of koala habitat offsets within the site; Remove the requirement to plant koala food trees on a 27hectare parcel of land within the Cudgen Nature Reserve; Revise the ‘commencement of works’ definition to provide consistency with the approval issued under sections 130 and 133 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Approval 2012/6328); Revise the locations of the koala fencing and fauna underpasses, and amend the timing for the construction of this infrastructure; Remove the requirement to provide traffic calming devices to manage potential koala movements across the site; and Remove references to the KPOM dated August 2012 and insert references to the revised KPOM. Tweed Valley Weekly 29 June 2017 The modifications explained. NSW Planning: details of the proposal and where to make a submission. Submissions open til 18 August 2017

Gold Coast Airport ILS

Gold Coast Airport (GCA) ILS development facilitates provisions for increased runway operational length south.  Attached is the final design of the ILS development footprint on the NSW Crown Reserve for Public Recreation/Conservation with construction to commence shortly. The additional element in the…

Conservation of Beach-nesting Birds Workshop

Tweed Heads, 20th October 2016 BirdLife Australia is holding a workshop where you can learn more about Australia’s Beach-nesting Birds (BNB), the threats they are facing across Australia and how these are being tacked.  There will also be opportunities for…

Save our Tweed – No Runway Extension

The approval of the ILS has also secured an increase in the operational length of runway 14 unlawfully. MDP Table 2.1: ILS components – A localiser antenna located 300m from runway 14 end  (pg.15), currently 2,342m (Master Plan 2011, pg.85).…

Further consultation on NSW coastal reforms

Media release – 25 February 2016 Planning Minister Rob Stokes today announced a second stage of targeted consultation on the NSW Government’s coastal reforms, in response to valuable community feedback already obtained during the initial consultation phase. Mr Stokes said…

CEC submission to NSW coastal reforms

Caldera Environment Centre (CEC) has been established in Tweed Shire for the past 25 years to promote the protection of the environment.  Tweed Shire has a highly diverse coastal area which over the past years has been the subject of…