Bells' Last Stand - Please Help Save Bells Beach from Tourist Development

A local landowner in the hinterland immediately surrounding the globally iconic Bells Beach submitted a development proposal for tourist accommodation. 

The local community opposed the proposal.

The local Surf Coast Shire refused the proposal.

And now the landowner is taking it to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). 

If VCAT approve the proposal the tourist development will proceed and the first precedent will be set for further tourist developments in the Bells hinterland/viewshed. 

This is it. 

This is the final stand to save Bells Beach from tourist development.

The final stand to ensure the magical ancient resonance, surfing folklore, visitor nirvana and beautiful natural environment of Bells and surrounds are respected and protected now and for all future generations to enjoy.

The VCAT hearing begins 24 October 2016.

Local community members will be attending the VCAT hearing to again oppose the proposal for tourist accommodation at Bells.

You can help save Bells Beach from tourist development by signing this petition.

Your signature and voice will make a difference.

Time is now.

Please sign this petition to stop tourist development at Bells and start the process of achieving true, legislated protection for Bells Beach and surrounds in perpetuity.

Thank you.

This petition will be delivered to:
  • Victorian Civil and Adminstrative Tribunal VCAT


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