Category Archive: Take Action

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Have your say: Cairns Shipping Development Project EIS

Dredging in Cairns is back on the table  Only 24 hrs left to have your say! Make a submission using the form below. Submissions Close 5 pm Friday 25th August. It’s no secret that the Great Barrier Reef is one of the great wonders of our natural world, worthy of our very best endeavours to protect …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/08/24/say-cairns-shipping-development-project-eis/

Fundraise for CAFNEC online

We are excited to announce you can now fundraise for CAFNEC online via the Go Fundraise website https://www.gofundraise.com.au/ Fun run? Marathon? A personal goal? Why not take the challenge and help out at the same time? Sign up on the GoFundraise website and select Cairns and Far North Environment Centre from the list of charities. Ps. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2017/02/07/fundraise-cafnec-online/

Yellow Crazy Ants – Queensland E-Petition

Without urgent action a horror story will unfold in and around this unique World Heritage Area. Yellow crazy ants have breached the boundary of the  Wet Tropics World Heritage Area – internationally recognised as the world’s second most irreplaceable natural World Heritage site – Queenslanders, tell your elected members you want support for the eradication …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2016/05/20/yellow-crazy-ants-queensland-e-petition/

Take action to welcome Government vote regarding land clearing laws

CALL TO ACTION   CAFNEC is today congratulating the Government and Independent MPs Billy Gordon and Peter Wellington on voting down a LNP motion to halt the promised restoration of land clearing controls in Queensland. The LNP motion (27/10/15) called on the Government to not introduce any amendment’s to Queensland’s vegetation management framework. As Deputy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/10/28/take-action-to-welcome-government-vote-regarding-land-clearing-laws/

Cairns People’s Climate March

The Cairns People’s Climate March was a huge success! On Saturday 28 November 2015, more than 400 people took part in the Cairns People’s Climate March. The event attracted excellent media coverage (radio, print and TV) and was mentioned in Queensland Parliament by Rob Pyne MP. Many beautiful photos from the day have been shared around …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/09/30/cairns-peoples-climate-march/

Stand up for the Reef and stop new Cairns dredging – email your local MP

Today a cruise ship dredging smokescreen, tomorrow an industrial mega-port? Use the easy tool at the bottom of this page to send an email to your local MP’s Developers are pushing for 4.4 million m3 of dirty dredging in Trinity Inlet, to allow the largest giant cruise ships, cargo tankers, and warships into our harbour / into the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/09/24/stand-up-for-the-reef-and-stop-new-cairns-dredging-email-your-local-mp/

Business open letter on dredging

Are you a local business owner? – scroll down to sign and stand with other local business in your region. Open Letter from local businesses regarding Cairns dredging and the Ports Bill. Healthy reef and marine environment = healthy businesses Do you own, run or work in a Cairns and Far North local business? Do you care …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/09/21/business-open-letter-on-dredging/

No mega-port for Cairns e-petition – sign now!

Don’t want an industrial mega-port for Cairns? Want to see the reef protected? You are not the only one… Click here to tell your elected members that you want a sustainable future for Cairns, not an industrial mega-port. Thousands turned out against dredging for our Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet rally, a full …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/09/04/no-mega-port-for-cairns-e-petition-sign-now/

Halt the land clearing – reinstate the laws that protect our wildlife

Did you think that large scale tree felling and land clearing had stopped in Far North Queensland? Think again…  read, then scroll down for an easy way to help us to reach our target of 100 emails in 10 hours from the FNQ community. Under the Newman Government land clearing laws were rolled back and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/08/20/halt-the-land-clearing-reinstate-the-laws-that-protect-our-wildlife/

Support Net Free Zones for Cairns and other parts of Queensland

Support Net Free Zones for Cairns and other parts of Queensland CAFNEC has long supported the introduction of net free areas in sensitive areas and areas subject to heavy human environmental pressure along the Queensland coast. We have worked closely with the local recreational fishing group CAREFISH to support the campaign to introduce a net …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2015/07/07/support-net-free-zones-for-cairns-and-other-parts-of-queensland/

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