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Communities Environment Program now open

The Communities Environment Program is funding small, community-led environment projects that address local environmental priorities. In consultation with their community, each Federal Member of Parliament must identify potential applicants and projects in their...

Reducing winter erosion crucial for soil health

As we enter the final month of winter, the price our productive soils pay for being left unprotected during periods of heavy rainfall are again becoming evident. During the wetter months, there are extended periods where soil is left bare during fallow periods and...

Award winning entrepreneur to assist with Futures Plan

Award winning entrepreneur, Carol Bracken, will join the Cradle Coast Authority in a role funded by the Tasmanian Government to assist with implementation of the Regional Futures Plan. Completed by the Cradle Coast Authority in December, the Futures Plan...

Swinburne University backs Cradle Coast economy

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) welcomes Swinburne University of Technology’s plans to fund a PhD scholarship which will support the Regional Futures Plan. Based at Burnie with visits to Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus, the scholarship recipient will work with...

Surveying the region’s reefs

Over the past 25 years, scientists from UTAS have regularly surveyed 30 shallow rocky reef sites along the Cradle Coast region’s coastline....

Daryl Connelly appointed to RDA Tasmania Committee

Cradle Coast Authority CEO, Daryl Connelly, has been appointed to the RDA (Regional Development Australia) Tasmania Committee, along with Circular Head Councillor, Kate Ettlin. The appointments were announced by RDA Tasmania Chair, Professor Sue Kilpatrick. The RDA...

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