Category Archives: Marine Developments

Cape Peron Coastal Park an economic imperative for WA

See this slideshow presentation and find out why we need to expand our tourism industry, what tourists really want and why protecting Point Peron in its entirety, is an economic imperative for Rockingham and WA ;         … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, Coastal Vegetation, Community Participation, Ecotourism, EPA, heritage, LandCorp, Landscape Architecture, Marine Developments, Nature Based, Point Peron, POS, Public Open Spaces, Remnant Bushland, Seagrass, Sustainability, Tourism, Urban Planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ENMAX Park vs Elizabeth Quay

This is what should have happened to our Perth Esplanade public land and what should be happening with our Point Peron public land in Rockingham (instead of being sold off for the Mangles Bay Marina canal development). See what Calgary in … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Protection, Green space, heritage, High-rise, Density & Urban Sprawl, Landscape Architecture, Local Government Amalgamations, Marine Developments, Nature Preservation, Planning and Public Health, Point Peron, Public Open Spaces, Tourism, Trees, Urban Forest, Urban Planning | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Save 40 Hectares of “Bush Forever”

Please sign this CCWA On-line petition  to help save this beautiful reserved Bush Forever site in Point Peron from greedy developers and crony government.  Developers Landcorp and Cedar Woods plan to dig it out and turn into a private canal housing estate and … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, LandCorp, Mail Out, Marine Developments, Nature Preservation, Planning and Public Health, Point Peron, Remnant Bushland, Sustainability, Tree Protection Laws, Trees, Urban Forest, Urban Planning, West Australian Government | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another nail in the coffin for the environment?

Dr Kim Hames has been sacked as Minister for Tourism.  Barnett will take over until he finds a replacement. See this article in the West today Dr Hames was an advocate for nature based tourism. What’s a bet we wont … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, Environmental Protection, Landscape Architecture, Marine Developments, Nature Based, Nature Preservation, Point Peron, POS, Public Open Spaces, Remnant Bushland, Seagrass, Sustainability, Tourism, West Australian Government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Appeal withdrawal raises serious questions

There is growing speculation that the EPA  (and or some other department)  has pressured the Conservation Commission (our peak body for caring for our State’s natural environment) to withdraw their appeal against the EPA’s approval of the highly controversial Mangles Bay … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, Conservation Commission, Environmental Protection, EPA, Federal Government, LandCorp, Marine Developments, Mercury, Nature Preservation, Passive Recreation, Planning and Public Health, Point Peron, POS, Public Open Spaces, Remnant Bushland, Seagrass, Sustainability, Toxic Contamination, Trees, Uncategorized, Urban Forest, West Australian Government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fish Take Mercury Hit

(click to enlarge image)                    Like the Hands Off Point Peron Facebook page Dredging the shallow seagrass meadows in Mangles Bay in Rockingham to create a boating channel for a highly controversial … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, Ecocide, Environmental Protection, EPA, Federal Government, LandCorp, Marine Developments, Mercury, Point Peron, Public Open Spaces, Remnant Bushland, Seagrass, Sustainability, Toxic Contamination | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Port Geographe – How canal developments can go wrong (badly)

Very interesting article in the Australian Financial Review. Just goes to show what can happen if something goes wrong with a canal development like this.   They are extremely invasive, so a lot can go wrong, that is why they banned them … Continue reading

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POINT PERON UPDATE

Over fifty (50) different grounds have been appealed on the recent EPA decision by 19 people including at least 7 high-ranking scientists on this logic defying EPA approval. This is a shockingly destructive canal housing estate and marina development, in … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, DAPs, Ecocide, EPA, LandCorp, Marine Developments, Planning Laws, Point Peron, Public Open Spaces, Remnant Bushland, Sustainability, Trees, Urban Forest, West Australian Government | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY TO TAKE THE EPA (WA) TO COURT

Even though the gas hub is not going ahead, the state government still want to proceed with the case that The Wilderness Society have raised against them.   The hearings are on the 4th, 5th and 5th of June.   http://www.wilderness.org.au/campaigns/kimberley/wilderness-society-takes-wa-epa-to-court Please … Continue reading

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So long Old Mill Site, hello Dubai! :)

This is an image of the proposed development on the iconic Old Mill site in South Perth, see  more here . Check out how sophisticated the graphics are in the artist’s impression!  If you look closely you can see the Old … Continue reading

Posted in Canal Developments, DAPs, Ecocide, heritage, High-rise, Density & Urban Sprawl, LandCorp, Landscape Architecture, Local Government Amalgamations, Marine Developments, Passive Recreation, Planning and Public Health, Planning Laws, Public Open Spaces, Sustainability, Tree Protection Laws, Trees, Urban Forest, Urban Heat Island Effect, West Australian Government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments