Category Archives: Remnant Bushland

THE POINT PERON DEAL – 6 questions for the Premier

The deception starts with the name, “Mangles Bay Marina”.  This is a highly controversial canal development proposal in Rockingham, Western Australia, a partnership between the state government’s development arm LandCorp and the big residential developer Cedar Woods. Anyone just tuning … Continue reading

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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

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Developer’s Marketing Tricks

Cedar Woods is now being accused of clearing the trees and bushland that they used to promote the subdivision in their brochures. “They advertised it to us as a green estate, the brochures says ‘rather than constructing its every element, … 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

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Plant more trees – big ones

WA’s land clearing exacerbates drought.   In drought-stricken south-west WA, rainfall tends to be restricted to areas of native vegetation. (This is an article from the Australian Financial Review in May, 2013) Government subsidies directed to Western Australia’s struggling wheatbelt … Continue reading

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EPA IN THE SPOT LIGHT AGAIN

The WA EPA is once again under the spot light as shocked conservationists and Rockingham residents struggle to understand how they could possibly approve the destructive “Mangles Bay Marina” canal housing/marina development within Point Peron.      Here Many will … Continue reading

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Scott Ludlam in the Australian Senate on a resolution to protect the Point Peron

Video – Point Peron Canal Land Grab Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam speaks in the Australian Senate on a resolution to protect the Point Peron area  

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Response to article in The West Australian – Re Point Peron

See article –  500-pen marina sets sail http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/wa/16931195/500-pen-marina-sets-sail/ (30th of April, 2013 – pg 4) Our response; It must be noted that a 500 pen marina has already been approved near the existing cafe strip (more to be said on this, but … Continue reading

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