Aerial Photography happening on 28 – 29 July 2016

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The Department of Parks and Wildlife wish to inform the Grey and Wedge shack associations and all shack occupiers of planned aerial photography at Wedge and Grey, to be carried out this Thurs/Fri on 28-29 July 2016.  The purpose of the photography is to inform DPaWs planning process and to give a snapshot of the shack settlements at this point in time.

There should be little disturbance – a bit of noise occasionally as the UAV (small drone) flies over. For further information contact the Department on 9309 5995.

Public Notice: “Destruction of our Beach and Fishing Heritage”

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The shack associations of Wedge and Grey and the local Yued Traditional Owners represented by the Shaw family custodians (whose ancestors since the early 1800s used traditional cultural ways producing significant coastal heritage sites), wish to respond to Recommendation 6 of the Report (removal of shacks at Wedge and Grey) tabled in Parliament on Thursday 14th April by the Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs.

 Click here to view the notice.

 

INDIAN OCEAN DRIVE (Lancelin to Cervantes)

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INDIAN OCEAN DRIVE (Lancelin to Cervantes)

OPEN to traffic from 5pm

SUNDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2010

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After many years of planning and more than two years of construction, the Lancelin-Cervantes Stage 2 Project Team is proud to announce that the much anticipated Lancelin to Cervantes section of Indian Ocean Drive will be officially opened on Sunday 19th September; and will be open to traffic from 5pm on that day.

With the assistance of favourable winter weather, construction has been able to continue at an accelerated pace and as a result, the road will be completed approximately 9 months ahead of schedule.

The final product is a testament to all who have been involved and there is no doubt that the road will be very much appreciated by local communities and tourists.

It is important to note however, that the road will remain closed to general traffic whilst minor works continue to operate up to the official opening date.

Main Roads WA would like to thank the general public for their support and patience during the road construction and requests your continued co-operation in using current/existing routes until after 5pm Sunday 19th September 2010.

Please note that work on upgrading the old Pinnacles Drive (south of Cervantes) will continue until the end of October 2010.  Motorists in the area should exercise care whilst works are in progress.

Happy travelling!

For more information please contact:
Samantha Gordon
Community Engagement Officer, Lancelin to Cervantes Stage 2 Project
PH:  9655 2049  Mobile:  0409 370 107  Email:  samantha.gordon@mainroads.wa.gov.au

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We’d love to publish them here on our site.  If you have something for us please email to us via the mail form on the Contact Us Page.

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Grey Conservation and Community Association
Grey Conservation and Community Association

Election 2008

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WA State Election 6th September 2008

Impact on the Future of Wedge & Grey

Your vote next Saturday could influence our future at Wedge and Grey. Potentially, there are 10,000 votes associated with Wedge and 3,500 with Grey. Read the information below, inform your network of family and friends who have an interest in Wedge/Grey and cast your votes accordingly.

Political Commitment Sought

WIPA and GCCA jointly sought the following commitment from the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal Party for the next term of government.

“The (ALP/LibP) is committed to continuing the role of the Wedge & Grey Task Force created to ‘… examine policies, legislation and associated resolution practices regarding shack communities in other states and jurisdictions, in order to determine the best way forward…’ in implementing management plans for the two reserves.

Further, the purpose of the Wedge & Grey Task Force is to investigate and make recommendations on how the shack communities could be integrated into such plans for the provision of upgraded recreation and tourist facilities, prior to any future EOI process being implemented.”
Responses

– The Liberal Party fully endorsed the above commitment via email on Friday 29th August 08.

– The Australian Labor Party committed via email on Wednesday 3rd September 08 to extend its 2005 promise and will continue the Task Force regarding the shack communities and the future of Wedge and Grey. They have not included the second paragraph (above).

History of Previous Political Commitments

2001 Election
– The WA Liberal government, through Cheryl Edwardes, declined to commit to a transition lease after the 30th June 2001 expiry, pending the outcome of CALM’s EOI process for development at Wedge & Grey
– The Australian Labor Party committed to extending leases pending completion of the Lancelin – Cervantes Road or commencement of development on site
– The ALP won the election and leases were extended till 30th June 2011
2005 Election
– The ALP committed to creating a Task Force involving Ministers for Environment, Planning & Infrastructure, Heritage and Tourism to examine what happened in other states before any future EOI was commenced
– The ALP won the election but the Task Force only met 28th July 2008 and no outcomes produced. Was due to meet again mid-late September 08

Exercise your vote wisely – Wedge and Grey depend on you