Month: October 2014

Too Much to Lose – Public Meetings Press Release

The Gerroa Environmental Protection Society is calling public meetings to inform residents that they have too much to lose if the Draft Illawarra Growth and Infrastructure Plan is adopted in its present form.  

This Draft Plan proposes 3,600 dwellings to accommodate a population increase of approximately 9000 for Kiama municipality. It sterilises some of the most valuable farmlands in the Illawarra, enables sand mining in biologically significant vegetation at Gerroa and it fails to plan for climate change.

Our environment group will hold public meetings in Gerringong Town Hall on Wednesday 12th November at 7:30 pm and at the Gerroa Neighbourhood Centre on Wednesday 26th November at 7:30 pm to inform residents of the inadequacies of the Draft Plan and the State Government policies that underpin it.

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