- Friday 22 July 2016
Healthy Waterways Award
I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Healthy Waterways Government Stewardship Award night. While we may not have come home with any silverware, the nomination certainly provided validation of council’s work to become Australia’s most sustainable region.
For those of you who may not be aware, Sunshine Coast Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council, in partnership with around 30 stakeholders have been implementing the Pumicestone Passage and Catchment Action Plan. Over the past three years, more than 30 community, industry and government organisations of the Pumicestone Catchment Network have improved water quality and restored waterway habitats.
The project also promoted the values, understanding and sustainable use of the catchment and waterways.
Help drive transport planning
I am delighted to announce that the nominations for the Sunshine Coast Council Transport Community Group are now open. Council is again seeking community members to discuss the region’s transport challenges.
It is wonderful to see that council recognises the important role this group plays in helping establish key directions for transport in our community.
I would like to strongly encourage Kawana residents, who are interested in helping guide council policies and strategic direction on integrated transport systems to apply. Nomination forms and information packs can be downloaded from council’s website at www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
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(First published in Kawana Weekly July 21, 2016)