Tag Archive: action

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: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/10/28/take-action-to-welcome-government-vote-regarding-land-clearing-laws/

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: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/09/04/no-mega-port-for-cairns-e-petition-sign-now/

Stand Up For Solar BBQ Shindig!

The new and revitalised Cairns Climate Action Network (CCAN) facilitated by the Cairns And Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) is having a BBQ to engage with the community and to chat about climate change, solar power and our group. When: Sat 11th july, 11am – 1pm Where: BBQ lorikeet, near the Lagoon, Cairns Esplanade Please …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/07/01/stand-up-for-solar-bbq-shindig/

Reef 2050 draft plan – Guide and easy email letter

Introduction The Australian and Queensland governments have released the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan for public comment over a six week period which ends on 27 October 2014. The Plan is designed to inform future development providing an over-arching framework to guide protection and management of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area from 2015 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/10/17/reef-2050-draft-plan-guide-easy-email-letter/

Community forum on Cairns Port Dredging Announced

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have today announced the upcoming community forum on Cairns port dredging. When: 24th September 2014, 6:30 pm start Where: Cairns Choral Society hall, 31-33 Greenslopes Street, North Cairns. What: Presentations and panel discussion from tourism and local industry representatives, leading scientists and environmental experts. Presentations, Q&A, light …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/08/16/community-forum-cairns-port-dredging-announced/

How much do you know about the dredging proposal for Cairns Port? – Short video to share

The CAFNEC Marine Response Team volunteers have produced a new short video highlighting the need for more community education regarding the proposed dredging of Cairns Port. How much do you know about the proposal to dredge over 5 million cubic meteres of potentially toxic mud from Cairns Port in Trinity Inlet? Find out more at: https://cafnec.org.au/what-we-do/marine-conservation/trinity-inlet/ and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/06/05/much-know-dredging-proposal-cairns-port-short-video-share/

Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet event wrap up.

On April 6th 2014 the Cairns and Far North Community came together to express their concern with proposals to dredge to expand Cairns Port, and other dredging / port expansions along the Queensland coast. This highly successful event was attended by a broad range of community members and featured talks from Bob Irwin, Josh Coates, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/04/09/save-reef-protect-inlet-event-wrap/

This Sunday! Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet. Cairns community gathering and march.

Dredging proposals threaten our future: Community gathering and march. When: Sunday April 6th 11:30 for 12 Noon Where: Esplanade Lagoon, Western Events Area, Cairns, Queensland. What: Live Music, Speakers, March through town. Dress in blue, bring signs and banners, family friendly, fun, all welcome. Speakers will include veteran environmentalist Bob Irwin. Want to volunteer to …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/03/29/save-reef-protect-inlet-community-gathering-march/

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally event. Bob Irwin, veteran environmental warrior and father of the late Steve Irwin, has been confirmed as a key speaker at the upcoming major community event at Cairns Lagoon on April 6th. Bob Irwin said: “The Reef is one of the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/03/27/bob-irwin-confirmed-cairns-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-rally/

Petition: Save Our Reef – Protect Our Inlet – Community say no to Cairns Port Dredging Proposal

Petition: Community say no to Cairns Port Dredging Proposal Ports North, is proposing to undertake a major dredging operation in Trinity Inlet, however there are serious environmental risks and major community concerns with the proposal. Given the sensitive Inlet environment, the proximity of the Inlet to Great Barrier Reef, and its value to the tourism …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/02/25/petition-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-say-cairns-port-dredging-proposal/

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