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Tasmanian Support & Stimulus Package Fact Sheet

The Tasmanian Government has released a $420 million stimulus package to support Tasmania tackle the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Fact Sheet covers the details of the package including relief payments and packages, accommodation support, and industry and business loans and support. FACT SHEET

2020-03-18T15:19:57+11:00March 18th, 2020|

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR LANDHOLDERS

Round two of the Landcare Action Grants administered by the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) is open until the end of the month. If you have an idea for a project which fits the guidelines contact the TFGA for more information. https://tfga.com.au/environment/bio-security/landcare

2020-03-16T13:39:55+11:00March 16th, 2020|

CRADLE COAST AUTHORITY HOSTS ELECTRIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION MEETING AND LAUNCHES NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER

On Wednesday, 29 January 2020, the Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) will host a group of electric vehicle enthusiasts, when the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) holds their bi-monthly meeting at CCA’s Burnie building. The meeting coincides with the launch of CCA’s Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, now available for public use in their carpark at 1-3 Spring Street, Burnie. CCA CEO, Daryl Connelly, said that [...]

2020-03-16T13:38:52+11:00January 24th, 2020|

CCA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO CONVENE URGENT MEETING RE: SALEYARDS CLOSURE

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) and our Member Councils are very concerned by the news that the Quoiba saleyards are set to be closed and decommissioned by mid-2020. The reasons and the implications are not widely understood, therefore CCA and our Member Councils call on the Tasmanian Government to convene an urgent meeting with Roberts Livestock, our Regional Economic Development Steering Group, Mayors and other relevant stakeholders to [...]

2020-01-22T14:09:09+11:00January 22nd, 2020|

LOCAL GOVERNMENT SCHOOL BASED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

The region’s Councils are looking to provide more jobs for young people through a project being managed by the Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) and supported by the Tasmanian Government. The Cradle Coast Authority School Based Apprenticeship Program is funded by the Australian Government under the $3.9 million North-West Tasmania Job Ready Generation Package. It will involve CCA taking on a coordination and support role aimed at making it [...]

2020-01-21T15:44:34+11:00January 17th, 2020|

LITTLE PENGUINS DECLARED AS SENSITIVE WILDLIFE

IMAGE: RAELEE TURNER Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett has declared Little Penguins to be ‘sensitive wildlife’ and declared several areas in the state to be ‘sensitive areas’. In the north-west, the whole coastal strip from Don Heads to Burntwood Point at Wynyard, and the Stanley peninsula have been declared 'sensitive'. In other parts of the state, Low Head and Bicheno have also been declared. [...]

2020-01-17T13:17:13+11:00January 17th, 2020|

CRADLE COAST AUTHORITY PARTNERS WITH BUSINESS INCUBATOR

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) has partnered with new food business incubator, Seedlab Tasmania, to support start-up agritourism, food and drink businesses in the region. The arrangement will see Seedlab Tasmania and CCA work together to deliver a number of business bootcamps and masterclasses at Smithton, Devonport and in between. The Seedlab Tasmania project funding supports most of the costs for start-ups to be involved in the [...]

2020-01-21T15:45:25+11:00January 16th, 2020|

NEW REPORT PROVIDES KEY INFORMATION ON ENDANGERED KING ISLAND BIRDS

March 2019 King Island Scrubtit and Brown Thornbill Survey Results BirdLife Australia and Cradle Coast NRM (a part of the Cradle Coast Authority) are pleased to announce the release of the report on surveys for the critically endangered King Island Scrubtit and King Island Brown Thornbill. Undertaken by the Australian National University’s Difficult Bird Research Group in March 2019, the surveys targeted two of Australia’s most [...]

2020-01-24T14:00:27+11:00January 13th, 2020|

CCA TO CONTINUE IMPORTANT ENVIRONMENTAL WORK

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) has been appointed as the region’s natural resource management service provider under the Australian Government’s Regional Land Partnerships program. Federal Environment Minister, the Honourable Sussan Ley MP, confirmed the appointment following a tender process conducted earlier this year. The Regional Land Partnerships program will deliver $450 million of funding over five years. Around 200 projects have so far been funded under the program, [...]

2020-01-17T13:15:43+11:00December 19th, 2019|

RICE GRASS REMOVAL FROM THE RUBICON-PORT SORELL ESTUARY

Atlas of Coastal Saltmarsh Wetlands in the Cradle Coast region of Tasmania Summary: Improving the condition and the long-term protection of Coastal Saltmarsh and feeding habitat for migratory and resident birds, by targeting the primary ecological threat of Rice Grass through control and containment. Project description: This project will significantly reduce the estimated 659 ha Rice Grass-impacted area in the Rubicon-Port Sorell Estuary. [...]

2020-02-19T13:47:30+11:00December 18th, 2019|