APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR NEW ROLE TO HELP SHAPE REGION’S FUTURE

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) is seeking applications for the Chairperson of a new Regional Economic Development Steering Group (REDSG) which will oversee implementation of the Cradle Coast Regional Futures Plan. The Chairperson will also become a Director of the Cradle Coast Authority. This new approach has received strong support from state and local government, with the Premier recently committing $300,000 and councils agreeing to make their staff [...]

2020-01-17T13:40:00+11:00May 15th, 2019|

SURVEYING THE REGION’S REEFS

Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith Over the past 25 years, scientists from UTAS have regularly surveyed 30 shallow rocky reef sites along the Cradle Coast region’s coastline. Led by Dr Neville Barrett, the team detected changes in reef ecosystems which they believe are due to fishing pressure, climate change, and improvement in water quality (because of reduced industrial emissions near Burnie). Increases were observed in species [...]

2020-01-17T13:45:21+11:00May 14th, 2019|