Planning

Paganoni Swamp - Bush Forever Site

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Paganoni Swamp - Rezoning

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Strong Voices Speak Up Against Uranium Mining in WA

There was a strong strong and vocal turnout for the annual rally against the National Uranium Conference outside the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle.

Speakers included Senator Scott Ludlam, Dr George Crisp from Doctors for the Environment, Fremantle Mayor Brad Pettitt an Kado Muir (pictured), well-known anthropologist, archaeologist and member of the Ngalia tribe in the Northern Goldfields, home of the proposed Yeelirrie uranium mine.

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OXFAM Climate Change Panel discussion

Aug 19 2010 18:30
Aug 19 2010 20:30

Oxfam Australia presents a FREE panel discussion:

Action on Climate Change: now but how?

Alexander Lecture Theatre, UWA

19 August 2010, 7pm - 8.30pm

RSVP: wastatecommittee@oxfam.org.au

Refreshments and canapés will be provided from 6.30pm

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Hands off Point Peron!

Hundreds of people turned up on a wet and windy day with a clear message for the Barnett Government - "Hands Off off Point Peron".

Among the crowd at the rally were Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren and WA Senator Rachel Siewert.

"There is growing opposition to the proposed land grab and canal-style marina for luxury housing in this beautiful public reserve," Lynn MacLaren said.

During her speech, rally organiser Dawn Jecks addressed some of the misinformation and confusion being generated by the government about the development, including its location.

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Greens Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Bill

Recently launched renewables legislation from the WA Greens is expected to attract even more support following widespread disappointment at the State Government’s decision to clear another hurdle to a coal power resurgence in Collie.

The new legislation would greatly reduce the need to build more dirty coal-fired power plants and there is growing behind-the-scenes support for the Bill.

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Hands off Point Peron Rally

Jul 11 2010 11:00
Jul 11 2010 12:00

HANDS OFF POINT PERON RALLY

Sunday July 11, 10am

At the intersection of Point Peron Road and Safety Bay Road, Peron (Rockingham)

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Opposition to Point Peron development heats up

Plans for a luxury house canal development to replace an A-class reserve near a marine sanctuary have outraged residents throughout Perth, who remember Point Peron near Rockingham as a school camp memory.

The state government has already spent millions on the plans, in partnership with a developer.

Lynn MacLaren MLC continues to put pressure on the government to justify the environmental and cultural damage that will occur if the marina goes ahead.

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Lynn takes the Beeliar campaign federal

Over the misty morning waters of Bibra Lake, Lynn MacLaren MLC showed Fremantle candidate Kate Davis the unique wetlands and wildlife that are threatened by the proposed Roe 8 highway extension.

Capturing the moment was Fremantle Herald photographer Jeremy.

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Freo bypass could make a comeback under new planning laws

Lynn MacLaren MLC says the Greens have become the sole voice in the Upper House in the fight to retain democracy in local planning decisions. 

Ms MacLaren has put forward amendments which will give elected MPs the power to reject development schemes within improvement plan areas.

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