Category: Environment

Environmentalism – how are we travelling one generation on?

Oct 31, 2018 by Linda Kelly

Last night I had the opportunity to attend the annual environmental law lecture at Macquarie University. It was delivered by Senator Mehreen Faruqi on Environmentalism: Rekindling the Flame. Addressing a largely young audience with high levels of enthusiasm about the potential for change, Mehreen inspired these young university students and academics to do what they can to influence decision-makers on environmental matters that they are passionate about.

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Review of bushland zonings in Mosman

Jun 10, 2015 by webteam

Over the last 18 months, we have been reviewing the zoning of bushland areas in Mosman currently zoned RE1 Public Recreation with a view to rezoning suitable sites to E2 Environmental Conservation.

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10/50 Rule Review

Nov 13, 2014 by Linda Kelly

Since 1 August this year new legislation has been in place that allows property owners to remove trees and vegetation from around their homes without consent to protect them from bushfire risk. Known as the 10/50 Rule this entitlement has resulted in the loss of many significant trees in Mosman. Of the more than 100 trees that have been removed that council is aware of, none have been removed for reasons of bushfire protection.

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