Sutherland Shire Environment Centre

SSEC is self-funded and is not affiliated with any political parties, supporting the community to protect our local environment.

Sutherland Shire Environment Centre (SSEC) was set up in 1991 by concerned Shire residents. The objects of SSEC are

1. to act to defend the environment of the Sutherland Shire and associated bio-regions, by supporting members and local community organisations in their efforts to protect and improve their local areas
2. to develop and conduct environmental education initiatives, to encourage behavioural change to achieve a sustainable environment in the Sutherland Shire and its bio-regions.

SSEC is a totally independent, non-government community organisation. It is an incorporated Association guided by a constitution and governed by a Board elected at an Annual General Meeting by members of the Association.

  • Kamay Botany Bay National Park
    Closed areas: La Perouse Precinct closed for hazard reduction burningLa Perouse precinct of the national park will be closed for the Little Congwong hazard reduction burn on Thursday and Friday 23-24 September 2021. This closure will include roads and walking tracks.   Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural […]
  • Marramarra National Park
    Fires - Advice: Fiddletown CreekThere is a fire in this park called Fiddletown Creek . Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and […]
  • Hat Head National Park
    Closed areas: Closure of campgrounds, visitor centres, cottages and park house accommodationCampgrounds, visitor centres and on park cottages and house accommodation are closed until further notice in line with covid lockdown under the NSW public health orders. Closed areas: Areas closed due to flood damageThe following areas are closed until further notice due to extreme weather damage: […]
  • Centre St, Callala Beach September 21, 2021
    ALERT LEVEL: Not Applicable LOCATION: Centre St, Callala Beach, NSW 2540 COUNCIL AREA: Shoalhaven STATUS: Under control TYPE: Burn off FIRE: Yes SIZE: 0 ha RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Rural Fire Service UPDATED: 20 Sep 2021 11:02
  • Sargents Rd, Homeleigh September 21, 2021
    ALERT LEVEL: Advice LOCATION: Sargents Rd, Homeleigh, NSW 2474 COUNCIL AREA: Kyogle STATUS: Under control TYPE: Bush Fire FIRE: Yes SIZE: 14 ha RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Rural Fire Service UPDATED: 21 Sep 2021 10:40
  • Beranghi South HR September 21, 2021
    ALERT LEVEL: Advice LOCATION: Beranghi Road Kempsey COUNCIL AREA: Kempsey STATUS: Under control TYPE: Hazard Reduction FIRE: Yes SIZE: 138 ha RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service UPDATED: 21 Sep 2021 13:15