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The Shoalhaven on the NSW south coast is home to an amazing variety of birds and is a mecca for birdwatchers.
BirdLife Shoalhaven promotes a better understanding of our birds and works tirelessly to ensure their survival.






For an explanation of BirdLife Shoalhaven's conservation goals, our conservation process, and the current list of BirdLife Shoalhaven projects, and local bird conservation causes and groups (as at 28 January 2022) please click the following link - BLS Conservation Goals and Process.

Submissions

2022

Jun 15Callala Bay Planning Proposal- to George Curtis, NSW DPE
Mar 314 Murdoch Street, Huskisson- to Shoalhaven City Council
Feb 2145 Degree Rule- to Shoalhaven City Council
Feb 20Wool Road (St Georges Basin) Crematorium- to Shoalhaven City Council


2021

Oct 26West Culburra submission to DPIE- to Ms Liana Hoult, Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Sep 2Proposed road closure at Vincentia Golf Course- to Shoalhaven City Council
Feb 26West Culburra Concept Proposal- to The Director, Industry Assessments, Dept of Planning, Industry & Environment


2020

Oct 12Support of HEST re Jervis Bay NP- to Hon. Matt Kean, Minister for Energy & Environment
Oct 12Support of HEST re Jervis Bay NP by KBA Guardian- to Hon. Matt Kean, Minister for Energy & Environment
Aug 18Letter re Manyana decision- to Hon. Sussan Ley, Federal Minister For Environment
Aug 3Support for Urban Wetlands in Developments- to Shoalhaven City Council
Jul 282040 Strategic Planning Statement- to Shoalhaven City Council
Jul 7Manyana Residential Development concerns- to Hon. Sussan Ley, Federal Minister For Environment
Jun 18Manyana Threatened Species Monitoring Report- to Environmental Defenders Office
May 11Manyana Residential Development- to Hon. Rob Stokes (NSW) and Mayor Amanda Findley (SCC)
Feb 11Coastal Management Program- to Shoalhaven City Council
Feb 11Letter re preserving habitat after fires- to Shoalhaven City Council


2019

Dec 1355 Wire Lane (Berry) rezoning proposal- to Shoalhaven City Council
Aug 27Tree Vandalism Policy- to Shoalhaven City Council
Jul 16Degazettal of Murray Valley NP- to Shelley Hancock, NSW Member for South Coast
Jun 11Hyams Beach Car Park Proposal- to Amanda Findley, SCC Mayor
May 30Tree Removal by Endeavour Energy- to Ms Kate McCue, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Endeavour Energy
May 1Hyams Beach Car Park Plan- to Shoalhaven City Council
Jan 30Destination Management Plan 2018-2023 (Tourism)- to Shoalhaven City Council


2018

Dec 10Tree Canopy Proposal- to Kaye Gardner, SCC Councillor
Aug 20Lake Wollumboola Bird Viewing Platform- to Amanda Findley, SCC Mayor
Jul 28Long Bow Point Golf Course DA (SSD 8406)- to Prof. Mary O'Kane, Chair Independent Planning Commission
Jul 27Letter Re Cudmirrah Beach off-leash proposal- example letter for emails to Councillors
Jul 18BA Letter re Long Bow Point Golf Course- to Prof. Mary O'Kane, Chair Independent Planning Commission
Jul 9Cudmirrah "Off-Leash" dog beach - to Hon. Gabrielle Upton, Minister for Environment etc. - response


2017

Dec 1Shoalhaven Heads Crown Reserve- to Hon. Gabrielle Upton, Minister for Environment etc. - response
Aug 18Worrowing Heights Precinct Plan- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Aug 11Collingwood Beach Dune Management- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
July 6Proposal of Shoalhaven Heads as a KBA- to BirdLife Shoalhaven committee
May 15Land for auction near Vincentia roundabout- to Shelley Hancock, NSW Member for South Coast
Feb 3SCB re Draft Coastal Hazard Review- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Jan 19SCB re Draft Coast Management SEPP- to NSW Director Environment and Building Policy


2016

Dec 20SCB re Collingwood Beach- to the Hon. Rob Stokes MP
Dec 13Golf Course in Lake Wollumboola Catchment- to SCC Mayor Amanda Findley and Councillors
Oct 16Fire on Beecroft Peninsula, NSW- letter to Minister for Defence - response
Oct 10Collingwood Beach Dune Management Plan- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Sep 16SCB re Collingwood Beach- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Sep 5Tree and Vegetation Management- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Aug 4Coastal Zone Management Plan- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Jul 21Seaplane Advisory- to Samantha Vine, BA Head of Conservation
Jul 6JBRA - Additions of State Forests to JB- to The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP - further justification
May 28Long Bow Point Golf Course- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
May 24Letter re Seaplane DA- to Angela Jenkins, SCC Environmental Assessment Officer
Apr 8Currambene Creek / Myola sand spit- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager
Mar 23Lady Denman Reserve Master Plan- to Russ Pigg, SCC General Manager


2015

Jan 27Letter re Lake Wollumboola- to the Hon Rob Stokes MP, Minister for Planning
Mar 9Email re Lake Wollumboola and catchment- to various (with responses)
Jan 27Letter re Myola Spit (and responses)- to Kellie Lowe, SCC Environmental Services Officer


2014

Apr 6
Feb 27
Feb 25
Feb 25

Email re Heritage Estates
Email re Bay and Basin Skate Park
Email re Lake Wollumboola
Online Submission re Orion Beach

- to SCC General Manager
- to SCC
- to Brad Hazzard, NSW Minister for the Environment
- to SCC


BA = BirdLife Australia
HEST = Heritage Estate Community Network
SCB = Save Collingwood Beach
SCC = Shoalhaven City Council