Noosa Council calls for Environment Strategy input

Published: Comments:
Animals Wildlife or Pets Conservation Environment Gardens & Parks Noosa Council Surveys & Your Say

Council is preparing a new Environment Strategy. Residents are invited to tell Council what they regard as the biggest environmental issues facing Noosa. Have a say online during July and August at Council’s YourSay Noosa website -

Council is calling for residents’ input as it prepares to draft a new Environment Strategy for Noosa Shire.

Environment and Sustainability Director Kim Rawlings says the new overarching strategy will guide priorities, future direction and what’s most important for Council in managing and protecting the environment.

To start the process, Council wants to hear what residents regard as the biggest environmental issues facing Noosa.

The community can comment online during July and August at Council’s YourSay Noosa website.

“Council currently undertakes a wide range of environmental initiatives such as biodiversity conservation of particular species, pest management and habitat restoration,” says Ms Rawlings.

“We also have projects to improve our waterways and catchments. These benefit our fisheries resources, water quality and the Noosa River. Plus we are considering how we can reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and ensure sustainable living outcomes.

“The new Environment Strategy will set a clear path and help prioritise all of the existing and future environment projects, and initiatives and assist Council and the community to ensure the most important environmental issues receive the focus and resources they need,” Ms Rawlings said.

“Before we draft the new Environment Strategy, we’re asking residents to tell us what they think Noosa’s most important local environmental issues are. This feedback will help determine Council’s future direction for looking after the local environment,” Ms Rawlings said.

Council is also meeting with community groups and organisations at workshops, forums and focus groups to gather their priorities and ideas.

Council aims to prepare a draft Environment Strategy and make it available for further community comment later this year.

To have your say on priorities for the Draft Environmental Strategy during July and August, visit

Noosa Council : View Full Profile
9 Pelican Street, Tewantin
07 5329 6500
Noosa Council
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Nominate now to join Council's heritage advisory group 24 September 2018 | Council is calling for nominations to fill vacant positions on the Noosa Heritage Reference Group. More information...
Apply now for RADF and Community Project grants 19 September 2018 | Council is calling for applications for the next round of Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) and Community Project Grants. More information...
No quiet time at Noosaville Library as refurbishment enters final phase 13 September 2018 | The $1.7million revamp of the Noosaville Library is on track to re-open in late November. More information...
Changing of the guard for Local Disaster Management Group 13 September 2018 | Through floods, fires, cyclones and even oil spills – Noosa Council’s Alan ‘Fox’ Rogers has been a trusted voice through some of the region’s worst disasters. More information...
Peregian Digital Hub open for business 12 September 2018 | Council’s plan to broaden Noosa’s digital footprint took a leap forward today with the official opening of the $3M Peregian Digital Hub. More information...
Calling SME Owners looking to grow your business through innovation: 9 Oct – 15 Nov 2018 10 September 2018 | We are pleased to advise that the INNOVATION MASTER CLASS will run at the Peregian Beach Digital Hub with a series of five half-day workshops running from 9 October to 15 November. More information...
Peregian patrols to continue after agreement reached between parties 06 September 2018 | The red and yellow flags will continue to fly high at Peregian Beach this summer after an agreement was reached between Noosa Council, Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ), Noosa Heads SLSC, and the SLSQ’s Suns... More information...
It's Show time ... Noosa Council ready to join in the fun 31 August 2018 | Council staff will be on hand to add to the community spirit of this year's Noosa Country Show with a huge range of giveaways, demonstrations and activities for all ages. More information...
Council weighs up pros and cons of potential TAFE site purchase 31 August 2018 | A due diligence report investigating the future of the former Tewantin TAFE site has highlighted the potential costs to ratepayers should Council decide to purchase the property from the State Government. More information...
Four-hour parking to give National Park visitors a fair go 28 August 2018 | Council is set to make parking arrangements at Noosa National Park fairer from Monday 3 September, with the introduction of time-regulated parking. More information...

comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service