politics

The Canal Estates (Prohibition) Bill 2011 being debated

The Canal Estates (Prohibition) Bill 2011 was tabled in Parliament by the Tasmanian Government on the 16th of March and is due for debate this week. The Bill was developed following last years landmark decision from the Tasmanian Planning Commission against the Walker Corporation’s proposed canal estate in Ralph’s Bay, Lauderdale on the basis […]

By |April 11th, 2011|Tas Chapter|Comments Off|

NSW Labor, Coalition and Greens Parties outline their positions on coastal management issues

In preparation for the 2011 NSW State Election the Sydney Coastal Councils Group (SCCG) formerly resolved to request that political parties contesting the election outline their policy positions on the 9 key coastal management issues. In identifying these issues and developing the associated policy positions the SCCG Secretariat undertook extensive consultation with Councillor and […]

By |March 23rd, 2011|Latest news, News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

ACS Chair to head the national Coasts and Climate Change Council

source: Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency : Media releases 2011.

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet today announced the extension of the Coasts and Climate Change Council until December 2011, saying its principal focus would be on advising government to ensure progress on coastal […]

By |March 8th, 2011|Latest news, News|Comments Off|

AUSTRALIAN COASTAL SOCIETY: POLICY STATEMENT 2011 NSW ELECTION

The ACS recognises that NSW since 1997 has introduced a wide array of legislation,policy statements and guidelines related to coastal planning and management.Appropriately, they were built on the principles of Ecologically Sustainable Development incorporated in the NSW Coastal Policy 1997, amendments in 1998 to the Coastal Protection Act 1979, and in other NSW legislation. […]

By |February 21st, 2011|Latest news, News, NSW Chapter|Comments Off|

ACS media release

Media Release – Brumby Labor Government intent on destroying regional Victoria’s economic future

By |January 19th, 2011|News, Vic Chapter|Comments Off|