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Local government review in NSW

The NSW Branch of the ACS has pulled together a submission into the independent local government review.  The submission was worked up by a group of volunteers acting as the “Local Government Working Group”.

Key points of the submission include:

advocating for a flexible, collaborative, more regionally focused approach to governance based on ecosystems or sediment […]

By |June 28th, 2013|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Recent work of the NSW Branch

A working group put together at the last NSW coastal conference in Kiama has been busy making representations to the NSW Government on coastal management.  You can read these submissions under ‘media’ page, or by clicking here.

If you are a member of ACS and would like to get involved in this work, or any […]

By |May 21st, 2013|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Increasingly Frequently Asked Questions on Coastal Reforms in NSW

ACS has prepared a series of FAQs to address shortcomings in the 2012 amendments to the Coastal Protection Act 1979.  These questions speak for themselves and will be useful to home owners, councils and other interested parties.  To access these questions, please follow this link – IFAQ.

Questions include:

Will the new “Temporary Provisions” be better […]

By |February 27th, 2013|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

NSW coastal reforms raise concern amongst professionals

Recent changes to NSW coastal management policies and legislation were greeted with anger and frustration by delegates attending the 21st annual NSW Coastal Management Conference in Kiama this week, as a range of speakers expressed serious concerns about their likely impacts on local councils’ legal liability and budgets, public beach amenity and effective coastal […]

By |November 9th, 2012|News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

NSW Coastal Reforms – further information

If you want to find out more about the coastal reforms announced by the NSW Government, you may find this pdf useful.  This was presented at an information session on 12 October 2012.

By |October 22nd, 2012|NSW Chapter, Resources|Comments Off|

Position Vacant – Manager Coastal Infrastructure, Newcastle NSW

Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services
Crown Lands
Departmental Officer Grade 12
Newcastle
Permanent Full time

Salary: $119,898 p.a. – $125,181 p.a.

Job Description: The Manager Coastal Infrastructure manages the NSW Government’s regional maritime infrastructure and associated maintenance, dredging and capital programs, including coordination of the operation of coastal harbours.

Job Notes: Degree qualifications in Civil Engineering or other […]

By |October 12th, 2012|Events, Jobs, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

A new planning system for NSW – How will it affect our coast?

To further the objectives of the ACS, the NSW branch of the ACS is planning to make a submission into the Planning Green Paper that was released by the NSW State Government on 14 July 2012.  This paper sets out the principles upon which to base a new planning system for NSW.  Submissions on the […]

By |July 19th, 2012|NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Tender: Lake Innes Environmental Assessment

ID:

4371085

Category:

TENDERS & CONSULTANCIES

Region:

NSW

Title:

Tender: Lake Innes Environmental Assessment

Advertiser:

Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority

Location:

Northern Rivers, NSW

Funding is available to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the potential environmental, social and economic impacts of a possible reversion of Lake Innes to a freshwater system and make recommendations for its future management.

An Environmental Assessment Report for public consultation must be […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Events, Jobs, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Position vacant – Senior Coastal Management Officer – Manly Council NSW

Senior Coastal Management Officer
Manly Council (View all jobs from this organisation)

Position No. 12/42-446
Temporary 12 Months

Manly Council is a Local Government leader in the field of sustainability and environmental management.  If you are a highly motivated individual and keen to join our dynamic Natural Resources team apply now.

The focus of the position is […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Events, Jobs, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

Position vacant – PhD Scholarship – Novel oxygen sensing tools for monitoring the effect of dredging on Australian seagrass communities

ARC Linkage PhD Scholarship
University of Technology Sydney (View all jobs from this organisation)

ARC Linkage PhD Scholarship – Novel oxygen sensing tools for monitoring the effect of dredging on Australian seagrass communities

Seagrasses sustain our coastal ecosystems but are threatened by dredging operations.  An exciting opportunity for a keen, motivated young scientist, interested in making a […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Events, Jobs, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|