Special Report – ABC News On AGL Gas Import Terminal February 24, 2019 Dale StohrThe environmental concerns about AGL’s gas project for Crib Point were broadcast on ABC News Victoria (Sunday 24th February 2019). Watch the full report until 27 February 2019 on ABC iview at 19:50 minutes here Read the full story “Australia is the biggest exporter of liquid natural gas so why is Victoria facing a future shortage?” on ...

Latest AGL News – EES Consultation Plan For Crib Point Project Now Available February 21, 2019 Dale StohrTime to start reading! The Planning Minister Richard Wynne MP and DELWP (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning) have released the Final Scoping Requirements for the Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline Project. These are the “terms of reference” that determine which matters need to be investigated as part of the EES (Environment Effects Statement). DELWP has a ...

“The Bentley Effect” Film Fundraiser On Saturday 23 Feb + Westernport Festival This Weekend! February 19, 2019 Dale StohrWesternport and Peninsula Protection Council (WPPC) are hosting a fundraising screening of the award winning Australian doco film “The Bentley Effect” on Saturday 23 Feb at Rosebud (Peninsula Cinemas) at 6:00pm. When the coal seam gas industry staked a claim on the Northern Rivers shire in NSW, alarm bells rang out. A critical mass of people ...

Western Port Festival Needs YOU! 22 – 24 Feb 2019 February 14, 2019 Dale StohrWestern Port Festival invites YOU to help celebrate its 50th anniversary! The 50th Western Port Festival is coming to Hastings Foreshore from Friday 22 February – Sunday 24 February 2019. Festival organisers decided to refuse sponsorship from gas corporation AGL as AGL wants to build a huge, dirty gas import factory at Crib Point. The organisers made a ...

Celebrate World Wetlands Day January 20, 2019 Candy van Rood Celebrate World Wetlands Day on a beautiful twilight cruise with Save Westernport. Come and join us for an evening celebrating our bay with great company, fascinating commentary and magical sights. Relax and enjoy a drink* and complimentary canapes while cruising around our own precious Ramsar Westernport Bay. Thanks to a generous supporter tickets are only $30.00 per person ...

Thank You for Supporting the Peninsula’s Biggest Paddle Out! January 11, 2019 Dale StohrWhat a great day for Westernport Bay! Sunday 6th January 2019 will be long remembered as the day that local residents and visitors to the Mornington Peninsula gathered to protest peacefully against AGL’s plan to build a floating gas factory in Westernport Bay. Almost 2,000 people met at Pines Beach in Shoreham to show their support for ...

Peninsula’s Biggest Paddle Out – Car Parking Map and Advice January 5, 2019 swpadminSunday, January 6th is the day!  Due to the incredible response to the “Peninsula’s Biggest Paddle Out” this Sunday, please note that car parking will be limited around Pines Beach at Shoreham where the event will be taking place. With hundreds of people confirming their attendance on Sunday and a wedding at St. Peter’s Catholic Church ...

Get On Board! Peninsula’s Biggest Paddle Out, January 6th December 24, 2018 swpadminSave Westernport is excited to help spread the word about this joyous Summer event, and to join with community in a peaceful protest of AGL’s floating gas proposal at Crib Point.   Join us at Pines Beach in Shoreham from 2pm onward to show your support and meet members and supporters of the cause! Refer to our ...

EES Scoping Requirements – Want to make a Comment? December 21, 2018 Dale Stohr Christmas Eve was the extended deadline for public comments on the Draft Scoping Requirements for the EES. But don’t let that deter you. After all, Minister Wynne initially said he expected the EES process to begin in early 2019, UNTIL…AGL very undiplomatically managed the period for public comments to coincide with the lead up to ...

AGL Meeting at Hastings Draws Protest December 21, 2018 swpadminThe battle for public support for Western Port is heating up as AGL and Save Westernport paraded their respective claims in big billboards at a recent meeting in Hastings. AGL and APA—who plan to develop a gas importation plant at Crib Point and a new gas pipeline to Pakenham—held an “EES Community Drop-In Information Session” at ...

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