NEWS2019-09-02T11:10:27+11:00

CCA WELCOMES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT IN REGIONAL WISH LIST

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) welcomes Federal Government investment in the region announced by Nationals Senator Steve Martin today. Tasmanian Nationals Senator Martin has pledged that the Australian Government will provide CCA with $4M to establish new or improved farm vehicle wash down and effluent dump facilities in Smithton, Burnie, Devonport and [...]

COASTAL SALTMARSH A CARBON SINK

Duck Bay Saltmarsh Research published in Nature today highlights the importance of Australian Coastal Saltmarsh wetlands for storing carbon, especially as sea levels rise. The Cradle Coast region has 35% of Tasmania’s Coastal Saltmarsh, and Cradle Coast NRM has recently applied for funding to help protect this critical threatened ecosystem from the [...]

LITTLE PENGUINS HAVE CRADLE COAST NRM’S SUPPORT

Cradle Coast NRM supported training for over 50 participants from 3 groups: Friends of Burnie Penguins, Friends of Lillico Penguins and Stanley WildS’cool. The volunteers are trained in interpretation and hear talks on the latest research, this time from a Phillip Island expert. Each Little Penguin breeding season, 2-3 volunteers are rostered on each [...]

CRADLE COAST COASTAL PATHWAY

At the State Government’s $4.8M funding announcement in Ulverstone are (from left) Keith Price, Chair of the Coastal Pathway Steering Committee, CCA Chair Sid Sidebottom, Central Coast Mayor Jan Bonde, and Minister for Human Services, Minister for Housing, Minister for Planning Roger Jaensch. The Cradle Coast Authority secured funding from the [...]

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