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New signs advise on water quality at Derwent beaches

New signs are being installed at beaches and foreshore parks on the Derwent estuary to inform the public about water quality. (23/12/2008)

Call to consider the hidden costs of Christmas excess

News Story - Tasmanians are being urged to think about giving sustainable gifts and making less waste at Christmas and throughout the New Year. (16/12/2008)

Climate change talk now on line

News Story - A lecture by world-renowned Climate Change scientist Professor Will Steffen - as part of Coastcare Week 2008 - is now available on-line. (9/12/2008)

Derwent Estuary Program leads DEPHA Coastcare funding success

The Derwent Estuary program has received a ,000 share of the .5 million Coastcare funding for 2008/09. (4/12/2008)

Coast Care Week 2008

News Story - A world-renowned scientist is coming to Tasmania to talk about the Island State’s status in the climate change debate and questions over rising sea levels. (20/11/2008)

Recycling Collection Capacity in State’s South Boosted

A major upgrade of recycling facilities in Hobart will see an increased capacity to receive co-mingled material from about 80,000 southern households. (20/11/2008)

Draft Strategy to Guide Waste and Resource Management

A Draft Strategy to reduce the impact of waste disposed of to landfill, and to increase resource recovery in Tasmania has been released for public comment. (14/11/2008)

Keeping King Island's future sustainable

The Minister for Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts, Michelle O’Byrne, has congratulated a group of King Island businesses for their efforts in reducing their environmental impacts. (10/11/2008)

Submissions Called for Water Quality Review

Public submissions are being sought for a review of the State Policy on Water Quality Management in Tasmania. (10/11/2008)

National recognition for Tasmanian Coastcare group

Kristy Blackburn from the Coastal and Marine Branch has had a busy week receiving congratulatory phone calls and emails after her Coastcare group won a prestigious national award. (30/10/2008)

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