EcoNetwork-Port Stephens

  • Port Stephens forum addresses ‘betrayal of public trust’

    A public community forum has called for an open, corruption free planning system for NSW and Port Stephens. The NSW Better Planning Network, EcoNetwork-Port Stephens and the Tomaree Ratepayers and Residents Association convened the forum, held at the Tomaree Community Centre on 12 November. In a motion “Addressing betrayal of public trust”, the packed forum called for: - An open, accessible, transparent, accountable and corruption-free planning system for NSW and Port Stephens. - The community at large, including community ...

    Posted at November 27, 2014 | By : | Categories : Latest News | 0 Comment
  • Twenty years of environmental advocacy

    EcoNetwork-Port Stephens is celebrating its 20th anniversary (1993-2013) with a review of functions, modus operandi and progress. “We acknowledge the vital role of affiliates and members – particularly the original 12 affiliated bodies that made the network possible in 1992-93,” says acting coordinator Darrell Dawson. “The work of EcoNetwork’s affiliated groups from 1993 to the present has been exemplary,” he says. “The groups have been corner-stone of the network in providing the broad community foundation on which the ...

    Posted at February 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Latest News | 0 Comment
  • Report of marine parks review welcomed

    Media release: EcoNetwork-Port Stephens welcomes the recommendations of the 124-page Independent Scientific Audit Report on NSW Marine Parks released on February 16, 2012. The most fundamental of its many recommendations include: The current system of Marine Parks as established in NSW be maintained and mechanisms be found for enhancing the protection of biodiversity in identified gaps, namely within the Hawkesbury and Twofold Shelf Marine Bioregions. Bringing the governance of the NSW Marine Estate (all marine and estuarine waters ...

    Posted at March 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Latest News | 0 Comment