Tag Archives: HEZ

Court challenge to overturn HEZ development approval

from ABC Newcastle Posted Tue 3 Feb 2015, 11:33am PHOTO: Friends of Tumblebee said the steel fabrication plant will have a disastrous impact on the critically endangered bird, the Regent Honeyeater. (Friends of Tumblebee) MAP: Kurri Kurri 2327 A dispute over the approval of an industrial development in the Hunter Valley heads back to the Land and Environment Court today.

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Environmentalists concerned industrial estate will lead to extinction of threatened bird

Environmentalists concerned industrial estate will lead to extinction of threatened bird Updated about 9 hours agoTue 14 Oct 2014, 5:11am PHOTO: The critically endangered Regent Honeyeater.(Friends of Tumblebee) MAP: Cessnock 2325 Environmentalists say plans to develop an industrial estate near Cessnock could ultimately lead to the extinction of a bird species. A new study has found the Hunter Economic Zone

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Queensland Truck explosion sounds warning for Kurri Kurri

Jut days after Toll released a promotional brochure to gain community support for their proposed ammonium nitrate storage facility in Kurri Kurri  there has been a catastrophic explosion in Queensland after a truck carrying ammonium nitrate rolled over. It is possible that the truck crash caused a diesel spill and then a fire and explosion.  That is the type of

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OPINION: The case for saving regent honeyeaters

As many of you know Friends of Tumblebee is currently mounting a Land & Environment Court challenge to a decision by Cessnock Council to approve a development which would clear 3.2 hectares of Regent Honeyeater habitat in the HEZ. This excellent article from Birdlife Australia explains the situation. James Ryan OPINION: The case for saving regent honeyeaters By Mick Roderick June

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