On Thursday, the State Planning Commission’s Assessment Panel will decide whether to approve secret plans by the Australian Walking Company (AWC) to build luxury private accommodation villages in remote wilderness locations in Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island.
Today’s decision by the Minister responsible for Heritage, David Speirs, to de-list “Shed 26” against the advice of the South Australian Heritage Council, sends a worrying signal for the future of heritage protection in South Australia, according to Greens MLC, Mark Parnell.
Today, students will be leaving their classrooms and striking for a safer climate.
Today, Greens MLC Mark Parnell will be introducing a Bill into the SA Parliament to ensure that all currently recognised heritage properties and areas continue to be protected into the future, after recently discovering that nearly 12,000 heritage properties in South Australia could lose all legal protection under new State Government planning changes.
The Marshall Liberal Government’s willful abandonment of the environment will send species extinct and further degrade struggling eco-systems in South Australia, according to Greens MLC, Mark Parnell.
Environment Minister David Speirs is dead wrong when he claims that private development proposals for Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island are subject to formal public consultation, said Greens MLC and planning lawyer, Mark Parnell.