Swanbourne Coastal Alliance

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Swanbourne Coastal Alliance

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OUR MISSION
• Retain public access to coastal areas for the greater community
• Conserve flora, fauna, fungi, ecological communities and ecosystem processes, as well as the marine environment and coastal processes.

What You Can Do
• Become a member (membership form here)
• Post a comment
• Contribute to our activities, eg: coastal dune restoration, preparing submissions on various documents/proposals.

Swanbourne Coastal Alliance Draft Strategy
Nov. 2008

Objectives
• Retain public access to coastal areas for the wider community;
• Conserve fauna, flora, ecological communities and ecosystem processes as well as the marine environment and coastal processes.

Area of interest:
Primary boundaries:
- north-south: North Street to City beach and adjacent areas
- east-west: Marine Parade to West Coast Highway and adjacent areas
- Extends to the marine environment

Secondary boundaries:
- From Fremantle to Scarborough, and more widely the Perth coastline

Strategy
- Identify and examine any proposal that would affect the area of interest and assess its impact.
- Act in the interest of the community stakeholders in with regards to any plans that could have a direct impact on our area of interest: represent community stakeholders and communicate back to them.
- Play a strategic role in any regional planning issue related to our core objectives.
- From time to time, support groups with similar interest on issues related to our core objectives.
- Play an active part in a state-wide coastal coalition of community groups involved in coastal issues.
- Support rehabilitation activities undertaken by the Friends of Allen Park.
- Liaise with City of Nedlands on all issues affecting our area of interest and core objectives.

Implementation Plan
- Create a brochure to make our objectives and strategy known to our stakeholders
- Make ourselves known as a major stakeholder to our major partners: Department of Defence (Australian Government), Council, WA Department of Planning and Infrastructure , etc.
- Liaise with the media
- Meet with Council twice a year.
- Create a database of up to 300 people.

Managed/contributed to the following campaigns

Type of group

Alliance

Primary environmental focus

Conservation & Protection

Geographic sphere or activity

Local

Primary location

Swanbourne, WA

Known address

Swanbourne, WA

Website link/s

Date of known website activity

June 12, 2007

Date of last group activity not on website (e.g., on social media)

2009

Known reason for group inactivity

Website has not been updated since June 12th 2007, nor is there any active facebook page. The strategy available on their website is dated Nov 2008.

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