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The EPA has given conditional approval to the Roe 8 HIghway extension

The EPA has given conditional approval to the Barnett government’s propsosal to contruct Roe 8. Please attend meeting at the Cockburn Wetlands Education this Tuesday, 17th September 7pm to discuss how you can help to appeal against this decision. Appeals can be lodged by following this link www.appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au. Sign the Online Action: www.ccwa.org.au/saynotoroe

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Campaign Timelines

In late 2010 our campaign and its supporters provided the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) with one of the state’s largest numbers of submissions to a Public Environmental Review (PER). Due to this and to other unidentified reasons the proponent has extended the time that it has to adequately respond to the EPA about the submissions […]

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Join Wetlands Watch

There are rumours that the proponent will possibly seek to bulldoze ahead of the EPA’s decision making process. This has occurred in the past with Farrington Road bushland. Whilst these are unconfirmed rumours we ask all supporters to be extra vigilant in their defence of the Wetlands and to inform the campaign community of any […]

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Parliament Votes Supporter Action Needed

In the meantime the Hon. Lynn Maclaren (Greens MLC) has brought a motion to Parliament asking members to vote to delete the Roe8 extension from the Metropolitan Regions Scheme (MRS). This would effectively save our Beeliar Wetlands forever! However, due to the balance of power in the upper house it is unlikely this motion will […]

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Graceful Sun-Moth talk

This talk by Dr Matthew Williams, DEC, will summarize the results of several years’ study of the graceful sun-moth (GSM). A listed endangered species, the GSM occurs in coastal heathland between Binningup and Kalbarri, and also in Banksia woodlands in the Perth metropolitan area. Much of its remaining habitat is under threat from urban, industrial […]