Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Environment

Eurobodalla Shire sparkles after weekend cleanup

More than 250 volunteers rolled up their sleeves in search of litter and rubbish in the Eurobodalla Shire last Friday over the weekend as...

WA bans plastic coffee cups

Non-compostable coffee cups will be banned throughout Western Australia in the State’s latest step away from single-use plastics and lids. The bans – part of...

Bathers Way stabilisation works begin

NSW, NEWCASTLE Specialist contractors have today begun final work to stabilise a section of cliff face located to the south of Bathers Way at South...

Kiama council completes creek restoration

Kiama Municipal Council has completed work to repair bank erosion along Blue Angle Creek, behind Seven Mile Beach. The southern bank of Blue Angle Creek,...

Switch to solar makes reel difference at anglers club

NSW/SUTHERLAND SHIRE St George and Sutherland Shire Anglers Club is now 100% solar powered, marking a significant milestone in Sutherland Shire Council's transition to renewable...

New Hobart bird walk guide takes flight

Birdlife Tasmania has published a comprehensive guide to Hobart's best bird walks, thanks to a City of Hobart Council funding grant. "BirdLife Tasmania is very...

Tree canopy funding covers Perth, Peel councils

Local governments throughout WA's Perth and Peel regions are being encouraged to increase their urban tree and vegetation canopy as part of a $3.75...

Lake Macquarie investigates illegal tree removal

Lake Macquarie City Council is investigating the illegal removal of four mature coastal banksias from dunes at Swansea Heads. Council's Manager Environmental Systems, Karen Partington...

Catchment program closing soon

Applications for Round two of the Federal Government’s Urban Rivers and Catchments Program close on Tuesday 13 February at 5pm (AEDT). The Urban Rivers and Catchments Program...

Fruits of labour bloom for Canterbury Bankstown council staffer

Thirty years ago, a young Canterbury Bankstown Council landscape construction worker, Max Yusuf, planted some trees to green and add life to a Campsie...

Ballina fire ants site destroyed

A fire ants site detected south of Ballina on Friday has been destroyed and is no longer a risk to the community in the...

MAV calls on minister to update planning schemes

The publication of the Port Phillip Bay Coastal Hazard Assessment provides another stark reminder of the very real risks and challenges Victorians face as...

Gold Coast swoops on mosquitoes

City of Gold Coast Council has waged a war on mosquitoes over the past week, increasing aerial treatments and misting programs across the region. The...

Nillumbik Shire jumps to end kangaroo culling

Nillumbik Shire Council has called for an early start to the Shire's removal from the Victorian Kangaroo Harvesting Program. At last night’s Council meeting, Councillors...

Albany and Melville shine as WA heralds new FOGO era

The WA Government's vision for a three-bin Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) service has celebrated a major milestone after it was rolled out to...