Coastal erosion damages Byron beaches

Warning signs at Clarkes Beach entry point

ASHLEIGH HARTLEY Byron Bay is known for its laidback lifestyle and it’s nine beautiful surfing beaches, which make Australia’s most easterly town something of a tourist mecca.   However, the ongoing threat of coastal erosion is causing … [Read more...]

Gold Coast students join climate strike

Gold Coast School Strike 4 Climate rally

CHARLOTTE BRENNAN More than 2500 people skipped school and work today to attend the Gold Coast’s own branch of the global School Strike 4 Climate rally at Victoria Park in Broadbeach.   The Gold Coast strikers were part of an estimated … [Read more...]

Paddle Against Plastic helps Norman Creek

Paddle Against Plastic

JESSICA MYLNE Waterway clean up group Ocean Crusaders are joining the N4C Norman Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee to host a Paddle Against Plastic event on September 29.   The event will use kayaks to help clear up the Norman … [Read more...]

BeachCare clean-up event hits Labrador

Gold Coast coastline

LOGAN WALKER This Saturday the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management will host a community BeachCare clean-up event at Harley Park in Labrador.   The event is part of the BeachCare coastal community engagement program run by Griffith … [Read more...]

Green thumbs up for Tree Planting Day

Seqwater field ranger Mitchell Thomas-Carr and Gold Coast Catchment Association executive officer Rosalinde Brinkman

COURTNEY MOANE This Saturday green thumbs from around the South East will head to the Gold Coast hinterland as part of the Gold Coast Biggest Tree Planting Day.   Organisers hope volunteers will plant 15,000 native trees at Numinbah … [Read more...]