Media Release: Planned Retreat, Sensible Policy to Deliver for the Whole Community

The Central Coast Greens express sympathy for the distressing and challenging situation of owners affected by the recent storms on the Central Coast. These events highlight the need for effective policies to address the issues raised by more frequent extreme weather events and sea-level rise due to human-induced climate change while compensating affected residents. The Central Coast Greens have again backed …

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Wildlife and urban forests under threat on the Central Coast

We urgently need your help to protect vital habitats on the Coast. We know that climate change has led to more intense, more dangerous and more extensive bushfires than we have ever seen. Fuel load has increased because of longer and more frequent droughts. Hazard reduction is more difficult with fewer safe days, and cuts to services. But what hasn’t …

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Central Coast Greens Support Hazard Reduction Burns

Central Coast Greens Support Hazard Reduction Burns

The Central Coast Greens support hazard reduction management guided by the best expert advice. After the recent devastating bushfire season, some commentators have blamed the Greens for a lack of hazard reduction burns to prevent bush fires.

The Greens, however, back the statements of senior bush fire professionals that hazard reduction has become more difficult due to longer, hotter and dryer conditions leading to fewer safe periods for hazard reduction burns.

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