Kings Forest Koalas – submissions due 19 March

Final Opportunity for the Community to have a say in the Koala Plan of Management regarding our Endangered Tweed Coast Koalas in Kings Forest. Here is a letter developed by Team Koala that can be completed by interested supporters and most importantly personalised by adding something under item 4. Deadline for submissions is 5pm Tuesday 19th March by email…

School Strike 4 Climate

Join the global climate strike.  Friday 15 March, 1pm, the Rotunda, Knox Park, Murwillumbah. https://www.facebook.com/events/301106960588396/

Tweed Byron Hinterland Trails

National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on changes to the plan of management for Whian Whian State Conservation Area and Tweed Caldera Parks and Reserves to enable development of a multi-day walking track network and supporting visitor facilities linking Mount Jerusalem National Park with Nightcap National Park  and Whian Whian State Conservation Area. More information and how to…

Private Native Forestry Review

Submissions period extended until 15 February. Information and where to send your submission at www.lls.nsw.gov.au/pnforestry Caldera Environment Centre submission to Private Native Forestry Review here.    

Confluence

A gathering about the serious business of water.   Saturday, 2 March, Uki Hall, 2pm – 5pm We are assembling the people from our Northern Rivers area, particularly in the State electoral seats of Lismore and Tweed, to: Respond to the February 1 report from the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer on the sustainability of water…

NSW Koala Strategy – “ineffective, inadequate and expensive”

WWF Media Release: A new report has found that the New South Wales government’s Koala Strategy is “ineffective, inadequate and expensive” and ignores the main cause of koala deaths – the destruction of habitat. The joint report by WWF-Australia, the National Parks Association of NSW and the North East Forest Alliance has found numerous failings in…

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)  

Snap #StopAdani Rally: Brisbane next Saturday

With the news this week that Adani has arranged to fund the entire project themselves, it’s critical that we massively ramp up our visible opposition to the mine over the coming weeks, especially in the lead up to Labor’s national conference. We’re holding snap marches in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne next Saturday 8th December to “March…

20 year logging extension a disaster for the public good

NEFA MEDIA RELEASE The North East Forest Alliance has called the process used by the Commonwealth and State Governments to adopt new Regional Forest Agreements as a superficial sham simply intended to lock-up public native forests for private sawmillers at significant environment cost. “There has been no attempt to assess or review environmental, industry or…

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.

Minister concedes unlawful decision on land clearing in Reef catchment

EDO NSW – 27 November 2018: In a case demonstrating the critical role community organisations play in holding elected officials to account,  the Federal Court has upheld a challenge by the Environment Council of Central Queensland (ECOCeQ) – represented by EDO NSW – to a proposal to clear 2,100 ha of native vegetation on Kingvale Station on…

Towards Zero Deforestation Report

The top 20 tree deforestation hotspots in NSW have been revealed in a report by the NSW Nature Conservation Council, WWF-Australia, The Wilderness Society and National Parks Association of NSW. The report found that 17 of the state’s 20 deforestation hotspots also contain koala habitat at risk of land clearing under new state environmental laws. Read the report From Nature News…

New logging rules for public forests as bad as always intended

NEFA – Media Release.             The North East Forest Alliance describes the final logging rules for public forests released today as a disaster for old growth forests, rainforest, river health, threatened species, Koalas, and global warming. The Governments’ decision remains as it was always intended, they have increased logging intensity throughout State…

Enova shares offering – local renewable energy!

Help us support the future of the planet while helping Australian communities ·         Are you fed up with government inaction on climate change? ·         Do you want to show that acting locally we can do things differently? ·         Do you believe that we should be able to use and share local renewable energy? Not sure what you can do…

Human Rights Charter Celebration postponed

This event has been postponed and we’ll let you know the new date when announced. __________________________________ Ngara is proud to launch the Human Rights Charter on Tuesday  November 13th  Mullumbimby Civic Centre, doors open 5pm with music and mingling Comedy, short speeches, dancers and singing at 6pm, closes 8pm Finger food (please bring some if…

RALLY – RELOCATION OF TWEED HOSPITAL TO CUDGEN STATESIGNIFICANT FARMLAND (SSF)

Tweed Valley Regional Hospital Kingscliff Right idea          Wrong place       Stand for the Land and our Community – Make your voice heard This Saturday, October 20th  10 AM Cudgen Leagues Club, Wommin Bay Rd Kingscliff Its not a done deal No land bought No planning approval No 2018/19 budget allocation No community impact revealed For more info go to https://RelocateTweedValleyHospital.org

Power providers- how they stack up

The quickest and easiest way to support renewable energy is to switch to an ethical electricity provider. Your actions do make a difference – Together we make a change. ‘Power providers_How they stack up’ Courtesy Repower Byron Shire.