Take a few minutes to make a difference and add your voice to the campaigns below.
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. For those fitness freaks out there you can link up your FitBit or Strava account to GoFundraise to track your
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 of yellow crazy ant in the Wet Tropics!
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 Premier Jackie Trad, pointed out in the House – the former Premier Campbell Newman had broken an election commitment not to
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 Australia by hundreds of people on social media. Families, activists, Labor members, Greens, union delegates, academics, Torres Strait Islanders… people
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 heart of Cairns. The dredge spoil would likely be dumped on the environment reserve and restored wetlands at East Trinity and