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Visit ‘Submerged – Stories of Australia’s shipwrecks at Coffs Regional Museum

Mutiny, tragedy, torpedo strikes, cowardice and heroism feature in a fascinating exhibition opening at Coffs Harbour Regional Museum on Friday, May 18, revealing just a few of the 11,000 shipwrecks that dot the Australian coastline. ‘Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks’ is an exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum uncovering […]

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BEC – “NSW Government sacrificing local old growth, koala and other threatened species habitats”.

The Bellingen Environment Centre (BEC) argues that the Coffs Harbour and Bellingen regions will be hit hard by the NSW Government’s recent announcement it will sacrifice old growth, koala and other threatened species habitat and stream protection in native forests to prop up the ailing timber industry. “The Existing Regional […]

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“Berejikilan Government’s Koala Strategy Ignores the Proposed Great Koala National Park” says Bellingen Environment Centre

The NSW Koala Strategy released on Sunday almost completely ignores the community’s Great Koala National Park proposal which embraces two of the most important and unprotected koala meta-populations in NSW. Koala populations have collapsed by 50% in the last 20 years and the Governments response is to propose protection of […]