Killalea

State Park

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE KILLALEA EVENTS

 

NEW EVENTS

29 March 2009
10:30am
OVERDEVELOPMENT RALLY
Undercover kiosk area overlooking 'The Farm' at Killalea State Park

PAST EVENTS
including
Save Killalea Alliance

30 April 2007 Tony Kelly visits Killalea State Park providing statements regarding an agreement between Killalea State Park Trust and Killalea Coastal Investments Pty Ltd. For ICEC video news report [click here]
May 2007 Announcement of 19 May public meeting opposing development at Killalea State Park. For related media release [click here]. For ICEC video news report [click here]
19 May 2007
10:30am
Public Meeting at Killaea State park organised by Sonya McKay, co-ordinator of ICEC. For related media release [click here]. For ICEC video news report [click here]
23 May 2007 South Coast Labour Council special executive meeting called by three unions.
26 May 2007
1-3:00pm
Mobile Enviro-Resource Centre caravan at Killalea. Contact: Sonya on 0407910029
29 May 2007
6:00pm
The South Coast Labour Council organised a meeting with the input and support from community groups already opposed to development at Killalea State Park. It was held at Links Golf Club, Golf Drive, Shell Cove. For related media release [click here] and [click here]. For ICEC video news report [click here]
5 June 2007
The Save Killalea Alliance addressed the cross benches at parliament to support a motion to release information by Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC. The motion would require the production of all documents concerning the agreement to lease three parcels of land in Killalea State Park. The alliance then presented 799 petition signatures opposing development at Killalea State Park to Ms Hale which were presented to parliament on the same day. For related media release [click here]. See parliamentary hansard [click here]
7 June 2007 Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC, asks questions without notice. [click here]
9 June 2007 Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC, asks questions without notice [click here]
14 June 2007
6:00pm
The Save Killalea Alliance and unions met with Tony Kelly, Minister for Lands to outline their concerns and opposition to development at Killalea State Park. The deputation then presented another 1940 petition signatures to Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC. For related media release [click here]. ICEC video news report [coming soon]
19 June 2007
6:00pm
Save Killalea Alliance and unions organise a meeting at Links Golf Club, Golf Drive, Shell Cove. For related media release [click here]. ICEC video news report [coming soon]
19 June 2007
Sylvia Hale asks questions on Killalea State Park. click here for parliamentary hansard
20 June 2007
Sylvia Hale MLC submits the 1940 petition signatures presented by the Save Killalea Alliance to parliament and asks questions on Killalea State Park. click here for parliamentary hansard
22 June 2007
The agreement between the Killalea State Park Trust and Killalea Coastal Investments is uploaded onto the internet on the Department of Lands website at http://www.lands.nsw.gov.au/recreation/state_parks/killalea_state_park. Other information was uploaded onto the Commerce website at
25 June 2007
Unions meet with Shellharbour and Kiama Mayors.
27 June 2007 Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC, submits 2383 petition signatures provided by the Save Killalea Alliance to parliament.
28 June 2007 Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC, submits 992 petition signatures provided by the Save Killalea Alliance to parliament
16 July The Save Killalea Alliance met with Kiama Council
19 July 2007
11:00am
The Save Killalea Alliance protested outside 84 Crown Street in Wollongong as part of an increasing coalition of groups around New South Wales opposing the effective privatisation and commercial development of Crown lands, including Killalea State Park, and the Department of Lands repeated failure to transfer high conservation value public lands to the National Parks estate.
29 July 2007 Save Killalea Alliance joins the Southbridge Boardriders Club to help save Killalea State Park. For related media release [click here]
21 August 2007 Save Killalea Alliance addresses Kiama Council speaking in support of a council motion to be presented at the Local Government Association proposed conference in October. The motion was supported by Deputy Mayor Howard Jones and fellow councillor Nerrissa Bradley and passed by council. It amended a previous motion also supported by Councillors Jones and Bradley from an extraordinary meeting on 7 August 2007
POSTPONED EVENT
UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE

25 August 2007
12-2:00pm

MUA ‘thank you’ barbeque at Killalea State Park. Food and drinks will be supplied free by the unions. The Save Killalea Alliance will have an information table and stickers and t-shirts will be available. For more information [click here]
26 August 2007
1-3:00pm
ICEC will be discussing environmental and social concerns with quite a few development proposals in the Shellharbour area including Illawarra Business Park, Koona Bay shareuse path, precinct surrounding proposed Marina at Shell Cove, and Killalea State Park at the Albion Park RSL club. [Click here] for pamphlet
28 August 2007 Killalea descendants meet community groups, surfers, the Greens and unions at Killalea State Park. Click here for media release and Click here for You Tube video
10 September 2007
9:00
Save Killalea Alliance meeting with Matt Brown, MP and Lylea McMahon, MP at Matt Brown's office. To see related media [click here].
16 September 2007 Sylvia Hale is presented with thousands more signatures at a Illawarra Community and Environment Connection community groups meeting. The count now being over 15,000 signatures against the leasing and development of Killalea State Park. To see related media [click here].
18 September 2007
6:30pm
PUBLIC MEETING at Links Golf Club, Golf Drive, Shell Cove. To see related media [click here].
20 September 2007 Save Killalea Alliance noted as joint winner of best community group campaign in Greens Bad Developer Awards. To see related media [click here].
26 September 2007 Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC, submits 2672 petition signatures provided by the Save Killalea Alliance to parliament
27 September 2007 Sylvia Hale, Greens MLC, submits 5652 petition signatures provided by the Save Killalea Alliance to parliament
28 October 2007
12:00-2:00pm
Save Killalea Barbeque at Killalea State Park.
17 March 2008
7:00pm
ICEC Meeting to discuss proposed developments including Killalea State Park
21 June 2008
10.00am
Big Morning Tea at Killalea and Killalea Action Meeting. A discusion will also occur regarding the proposed development for Killalea State Park, its associated processes and how the community can prepare for this within the allocated time limits. Money raised from tea/coffee/biscuits will go to the Cancer Council. The venue is in the under cover section of the Kiosk at Killalea State Park.
23 July 2008
7:00pm-9:00pm
Albion Park Rail Community Center, Corner Ash and Tongarra Roads, Albion Park Rail

EVENTS FOR KILLALEA STATE PARK

Sep 1998 Date on Plan of Management, prepared in accordance by the Crown Lands Act. See: http://www.stateparks.nsw.gov.au/killalea/plan_of_management
2 June 2000 Shellharbour Council Local Environmental Plan changed to allow for tourist facilities in areas they were previously prohibited.
5 Dec 2002 Preview of campaign at Killalea State Park to ‘develop appropriate facilities’. It appears that it was by invitation only.
15 Feb 2003 Illawarra Mercury ad calling for expressions of interest and/or proposals to ‘fund, construct, develop and operate on a lease back arrangement facilities within the park on an individual/joint venture basis.
April – May 03 submissions were received
A proponent was chosen. An audit occurred. Crown Land Act was changed, along with the Plan of Management.
13 January 2006 Illawarra Mercury Advertisement to Amend Plan of Management. Exbition period 13 January 2006 to 10 Feburary 2006.
7 Aug 2006 Date on Plan of Management Adendum. See: http://www.stateparks.nsw.gov.au/killalea/plan_of_management
6 April 07 Illawarra Mercury notice of intention to give consent to a lease of a crown land reserve for the purpose of section 102(2) of the Crown Lands Act
24 April 2007The date provided for the signatures on the Contract between Killalea Coastal Investments and Killalea State Park Trust.
30 April 07The Honourable Tony Kelly, Minister for Lands, came down regarding the signing of the agreement.
During the processes outlined above around $363,000 was said to be donated by the developer to the NSW ALP. See http://www.democracy4sale.org/images/developerlink.ppt

KILLALEA STATE PARK REPORTS TO SHELLHARBOUR COUNCIL
& MAYORAL MINUTES

3 July 2007 8.1 Killalea State Park.
This is a Mayoral Minute and not a report from Killalea State Park Trust. Obtained through Shellharbour Council's agenda for its council meeting - [click here]
24 July 2007 17.1 Killalea State Park Trust Council Information Reports for June and July 2007.
Obtained through Shellharbour Council's agenda for its council meeting - [click here]
18 Dec 2007 8.1 Killalea - Recognition as National Surfing Reserve (8839727).
This is a Mayoral Minute and not a Report from Killalea State Park. Obtained through Shellharbour Council's agenda for its council meeting - [click here]
13 Nov 2007 17.1 Killalea State Park Trust Council Information Report for August 2007 (8816314).
Obtained through Shellharbour Council's agenda for its council meeting - [click here]
22 July 2008 17.1 Killalea State Park Trust Council Information Reports for March to June 2008 (8947877).
Obtained through Shellharbour Council's agenda for its council meeting - [click here]

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
0028—ADVERTISED VACANCIES FOR KILLALEA PARK TRUST
0009—PRIVATE PARTNERS TO MARINER FINANCIAL LTD
0008—AGREEMENT TO LEASE KILLALEA STATE PARK
0006—CAMPSITES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT KILLALEA STATE PARK
0005—COMPOSITION OF THE KILLALEA STATE PARK TRUST