Old Submissions

See Below for Biodiversity Legislation Submission Resourses

GEPS Submission Growth Plan

GEPS Submission Growth Plan

Click to read GEPS submission to the public exhibition of the draft Growth Plan in a new window

New Gerroa Sand Quarry Modification


Map showing the existing mine and the proposed “extension”.

Red indicates the current dredge pond. Light Blue indicates the proposed dredge pond.

While the proposed quarry is mainly on farmland it may have environmental impacts on […]

Hot, Dry and Deadly – NCC presentation – Climate Change and biodiversity

GEPS submission to Draft Community Strategic Plan

This submission will focus on the need to give greater emphasis in the Plan to environmental issues, including biodiversity protection and climate change.

With regard to community priorities for the CSP, for some reason our group was unaware of the scoping process and didn’t have an opportunity to have an input. We regard protection of […]

GEPS submission to Shoalhaven Council regarding proposed removal of significant vegetation at Shoalhaven Heads

GEPS has prepared this submission to the proposed investigation into the location of a retirement complex at Shoalhaven Heads as well as any proposed LEP zoning review Council may undertake.

GEPS understands that there has been community pressure to locate a proposed retirement complex in biologically important bushland adjacent to the Shoalhaven Heads golf […]

GEPS submission to Kiama Council on Dune protection

In response to recent suggestions about the removal of dune vegetation at Jones Beach and Werri Beach, GEPS has made a submission to Kiama Council.

The Gerroa Environmental Protection Society urges Council not to modify the vegetation or structure of the sand dunes at Jones and Werri Beaches that is being promoted by the Beach […]

Coastal Policy Under Review – GEPS submission.

The Department of Planning and Environment, together with the Office of Environment and Heritage, is developing a new coastal management framework.

GEPS has completed a submission focussing on Coomonderry Swamp and Foys Swamp.

Click here to see a copy of the report.

Download GEPS Biodiversity Submission

Click here to download a copy of the GEPS Biodiversity submission

Make a submission – GEPS slideshow

Biodiversity Legislation Workshop June 20

The Gerroa Environmental Protection Society will be holding a workshop in association with the NSW Environmental Defenders Office at the Gerroa Neighbourhood Hall on Monday June 20 at 6PM to inform residents about the new State Biodiversity and land clearing legislation.

The State Government is scrapping the Threatened Species Conservation and Land Clearing Acts and […]

GEPS questions the absurd contradictions of the new Biodiversity Conservation Act

Gerroa Environment Protection Society Media Release

A bio tax or a fairy dust windfall – it all depends in which Liberal National government you deal with.

Gerroa Environment Protection Society secretary Howard Jones questioned the absurd contradictions of State and Federal Coalition land management approaches with the release of the new Biodiversity Conservation Act?

“If […]