Report rubbish to the EPA

Click on the link below to report rubbish via the EPA's 'report rubbish' tool

It's a really simple way to deal with rubbish, esp anything you don't want to pick up (like human waste & toilet paper)

President's report 2019

Emergency Management Plan - have your say

Click on the link below for the most recent draft of version 2 of the Dolphin Sands Emergency Management Plan (DSEMP)

Written comments needs to be forwarded to Tony Pollard (tony@freycinet.tas.gov.au) by Monday, January 20

Comments can also be given in person at the DSEMP meeting on Saturday, January 25 at 11am at the Swansea Courthouse

Join the DSRA committee

Complete the attached form to join the DSRA committee. All welcome

Successful grant application

In September, the DSRA applied for $12 000 for a Communities Environment Program Grant through Brian Mitchell's office. The funds will be used to remove environmental weeds (Radiata pine and African box thorn) from between 223 and 227 Cambria Drive and the fire break from this easement to the Meredith River. We'll also plant low-flammability natives to screen some properties from the track. We need Council to tick a few things off before we can proceed but hopefully they'll be cooperative and we can get planting in autumn

Annual General Meeting

DSRA AGM 

10 am Saturday, January 25, Swansea Courthouse

followed by

Dolphin Sands Emergency Management Plan review meeting (11am)

McNeils Rd fire

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, the McNeil's Rd fire was downgraded to 'no alert level'. Nevertheless, TFS advises to 'stay informed

Preparing your property for bushfire

Swansea fire brigade chief, Ken Nichols, is willing to visit your property to provide advice about how to prepare your property for bushfire.

Let us know if you'd like us to put you in contact with Ken

Successful grant application

Great news – the DSRA’s grant application to the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) was successful. This is a fantastic opportunity to reduce the fuel load on your property in an environmentally responsible way. Thanks to the FRRR, Steve Barrett for his work on the grant application, all the community members who supported our application, Dan Hoar from TFS who provided some facts & figures and Kelvin Jones for writing on behalf of Swansea SES

June long weekend replanting

The June long weekend saw many community members re-planting areas destroyed by the April bushfire. Thanks to all the crowdfunders whose support enabled us to buy not only plants, but native potting mix, tree guards and stakes to help the plants thrive. A great effort by community members making the most of a bad situation

Suggested plants for revegetation

Information from Council's NRM department

Issues before Council

A brief summary of all the issues we have before Council including Council's latest response

Click on the button for information about the proposed Cambria development

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