BEGA VALLEY COUNCIL - YUIN NATION
Developer RCL Group purchased the land in 2011 and has approval to begin stage 13 of the Mirador Estate residential subdivision on Mirador Drive. This Zombie DA was approved in 1989. Bega Valley Council has confirmed that all further stages of the subdivision can take place without further community notification.
WHERE IS IT UP TO?
Construction equipment arrived at the site in June 2022. Clearing is set to begin at any time.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
- Approximate area to be cleared: 10 hectares
- This bushland is home to a range of endangered and threatened species of flora and fauna, including the endangered and endemic Merimbula Star-hair plant. It is full of hollow-bearing Bloodwood and Blackbutt eucalypt stands.
- The area is mapped as a sensitive area on the NSW Biodiversity Values Map with 52 separate biodiversity values entries dating back to 25 August 2017 and as recent as 28 March 2022
The site was listed by Council as part of a protected riparian and watercourse zone connected to Back Lake
Bega Valley Council listed it as a bushland heritage site in July 2021.
- Yellow-bellied Gliders
- Glossy Black Cockatoos
- Gang Gang Cockatoos
WHO’S FIGHTING IT?
- Save Tura Beach Biodiversity
- Friends of CRUNCH