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Bannisters redevelopment, 147 Soldiers Point Rd

KKEPS acknowledges the advice of TRRA that the scale of the proposed development has already been approved and that in principle the investment in the redevelopment of the site along …   Read more

Sustainable Futures Festival – 15 May 2022

EcoNetwork’s inaugural Sustainable Futures Festival is being held on 15 May 2022. We hope our wonderful community of Port Stephens and visitors from far and wide will take part in this special event.   Read more

Are NSW Marine Sanctuaries under threat?

The NSW Government recently released the ‘NSW Mainland Marine Park Network – Draft Management Plan 2021 – 2031’ for public comment. What are the threats to be concerned about? We share our views on what needs to be done.   Read more

Hawks Nest paradise under threat

Hawks Nest is a quiet seaside town on the NSW mid-coast with a population of just 1200 residents. In 2002, the town was declared an Aboriginal Site of Significance due to …   Read more

Port Stephens Council Election 2021 – Candidates’ Responses to EcoNetwork Questions

EcoNetwork received responses from candidates with their views in 4 key environmental areas. Many thanks to the candidates who took the time to share these with our community.   Read more

Ask Bunnings to ditch bird-killing poisons

Your action to ban bird killing rat and mice poisons is having an impact! Can you help us step it up? Second Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides (SGARs) poison birds of prey …   Read more

COP26 – what happened?

Climate Action Port Stephens member, Andrea Barnett, shares some highlights (and lowlights) of COP26. We also look at international research including connections between climate change and COVID-19.   Read more

Watch and listen for this remarkable bird

Tomaree Peninsula birdwatcher, Neil Fraser, contacted EcoNetwork to enquire if any of our members may have spotted, or heard, the unusual and elusive Bush Stone-curlew.   Read more

Soldier’s Point Secret Walk

Soldier’s Point Secret Walk – go where the locals know! By Kathy Brown, Secretary, EcoNetwork Take your family out for a walk and combine local history with exercise and stunning views. …   Read more

STOP poisoning our wildlife

Earlier this year, many of us signed a petition organised by Birdlife Australia demanding that an application by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) to use …   Read more