Category: Koalas

Save Ballina’s Koalas & Treetops

Dear Friends of the Koala The March issue of Treetops is already late and will be later still. In part this is due to the critical stage of our campaign to persuade the Federal Minister for the Environment to reject the Ballina Koala Plan and determine against proceeding with the route chosen for Section 10…

Updated Chlamydia Vaccine

DEAR KOALA SUPPORTERS, We have great news : the launch of a “Pozible” crowd funding campaign for a vaccine to protect koalas from the deadly Chlamydia virus Research scientists at Sunshine Coast University have developed this vaccine and now need to test it on koalas in the wild Team Koala believe this to be the…

Save Ballina’s Koalas Campaign – Friends of the Koala

Media commenced yesterday on the Save Ballina’s Koalas Campaign. With the release in November of the Koala Habitat & Population Assessment for the Ballina LGA, the declaration of the entire Woolgoolga-Ballina upgrade as a “controlled action” under the EPBC Act and funding cutbacks there may be a long shot possibility of changing the [RMS] preferred…

Kings Forest Letters of Objections to EPBS Referral

Message from Caldera Environment Centre and Team Koala Thank you to everyone who filled in a letter of objection or submitted their own objection. The following Letters of Objection were today delivered to James Warren and Associates In Ballina. •           2,142 letters as per attached (this includes 123 with detailed additional comments and 82 with…

CEC Submission to TSC- Planning Reforms – Draft LEP 2012

The General Manager Tweed Shire Council PO Box 816 Murwillumbah NSW 2482 18 January 2013 Planning Reforms – Draft LEP 2012 Caldera Environment Centre (CEC) is extremely disappointed that Tweed Shire Council has rushed the draft LEP to exhibition due to pressure from the Minister for Planning. The Minister’s media release appears to be the…

Draft Tweed Shire LEP 2012- CEC Comment

 Draft Tweed Shire LEP 2012 – Coastal Koala habitat loses over 1200ha of protection The Tweed Shire draft LEP 2012 is currently on exhibition for public comment. During the exhibition period there have been four public workshops to explain the draft LEP, with a fifth workshop to be held at Tweed Heads in early January.…

Licence to Kill for Lot 490

CEC PRESS RELEASE 29/08/2012 Developers have a Licence to Kill James Bond had the iconic “Licence to Kill”, and now it seems that the NSW state government is granting a Licence to Kill for the developers of Lot 490. Despite the existence of threatened species at the site and the fact that the area acts…