Noosa News | 26th Apr 2019 NOOSA’S tourism will take a hit along with sensitive ecosystems if the proposed new flight paths to Sunshine Coast Airport go ahead. That is according to Friends of Lake Weyba who are upset their concerns about impacts over the Marcus Beach and Lake Weyba areas raised in 2014 submissions …

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Our organisation is lobbying our Federal Member Llew O’Brien to advocate on behalf of our community to have a fixed line nbn service provided to bring Weyba Downs in line with neighbouring communities in place of the proposed wireless technology that is unlikely to deliver fast reliable internet, and to avoid the proposed 51 metre …

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To promote responsible recycling in our community and to assist with fund raising, our organisation is a participating community group in this scheme. Please deliver items to Turn-it, Tewantin, Unit 6, 97 Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin or at 5/215 Peregian Beach. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 4.30pm | Sat 9am to 12.30pm Type: Drop-offs (bag it, …

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AIRPORT Recently residents of Weyba Downs were particularly affected by noise pollution from helicopter training exercises conducted over 3.5 days at the Noosa airport. Only strong northerly wind prevented a huge impact on Noosaville and Marcus Beach. Subsequently, it has been revealed in the local media that approval for the airport has lapsed, and that …

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27th October 2018 Members and Friends are invited to hop along to Friends of Lake Weyba Inc Annual General Meeting to be held Saturday 27th October 2018 at 3.30 pm at the Foreshore Park, Lake Weyba Drive, Weyba Downs opposite intersection with Eumarella Road, Weyba Downs (BYO own chair) If you want to hop on …

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The Sunshine Coast Council is working with the community to develop a landscape plan for Lake Weyba Foreshore Park. The Lake Weyba project locality plan[2423KB] provides an overview of the area. Project scope The landscape plan will inform opportunities for improvements and provide a vision for the future of the foreshore park.  The landscape plan will …

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AN ACADEMIC who wrote the most comprehensive account of the Murdering Creek massacre has solved some of the mystery as to what happened at Lake Weyba. Ray Gibbons wrote a nearly 400-page academic paper on de-constructing “the massacre at Murdering Creek”. Through painstaking research, Mr Gibbons was able to provide the most detailed accounts of …

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A STRIKING symbol of the need to preserve the environmental values of Lake Weyba is now being used as a stark sign of foreshore neglect. The Friends of Lake Weyba have posted a before and after photograph of the “much-loved Sentinel Tree” which juts on to the water. The first was taken around 2010 and …

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Plump Noosa River oysters may be back on the market in the coming years as local researchers help restore the health and marine biodiversity by opening 14 “fish hotels” There has been no commercial oyster harvesting in Noosa estuary system since about 650 growing cages were removed from Lake Weyba in the 1960s, but now …

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Noosa News | 25th August 2015 THE council has won its legal battle with the Northbrook Corporation over its refusal of the Noosa on Weyba estate, but Mayor Noel Playford remains unimpressed ratepayers have been left out of pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars. And this is despite the willingness of the would-be developer, which …

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Noosa News | 24th July 2015 ONLY a ban on developers making financial donations to political parties will ever ease the threat of Noosa having to battle inappropriate development. That is according to Noosa Mayor Noel Playford, who said his council was considering whether it should pursue the Northbrook Corporation over court costs, if it …

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Noosa News | 21st July 2015 THE blue waters of Lake Weyba will reflect no difference, nor the giant scribbly gums, but if wildlife picks up on the soft scent of victory, there could be an extra buzz in the air at Lake Weyba. LAST Thursday, marked a milestone in a community’s battle against the …

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