Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

2019 Media Releases

The Colong Foundation condemns the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party for introducing legislation* today that seeks to permit commercial logging in national parks under the National Parks and Wildlife Act in NSW, 1974. “I call on Matt Kean, Minister for Energy and Environment to confirm that logging national parks is not Coalition policy and will never be Coalition policy,” said Keith Muir director of the Colong Foundation for Wilderness.
Posted: 8 August 2019
Coal mining unionists and environmentalists Vernon Moffitt (1924-2001) and Joyce Moffitt (1930-1999) will be celebrated with the unveiling of a plaque, followed by a BBQ lunch, on Sunday 30 June, 1pm at the Lithgow State Heritage Mine Park, 3A State Mine Gully Road, Lithgow.
Posted: 26 June 2019
Tonight the Blue Mountains Conservation Society, Colong Foundation and Lithgow Environment Group* launch a visitor plan that positions Lithgow as the gateway to the Gardens of Stone area. Accompanying the report is a short documentary on the efforts of a growing community alliance to protect the area.
Posted: 8 April 2019
Access the report from the Gardens of Stone site from 6pm Monday 8th April. - - - - - -
Posted: 7 April 2019
“NSW Labor’s plan to protect our environment and address climate change released this morning (28 Feb) is bold on climate change.  It offers hope to the coming generations and leadership on nature conservation.  School children are genuinely concerned about their future and now at least they can look to a major political party prepared to take action. If elected Labor will require a future NSW Government to obtain all of its energy from renewable sources by 2025,” said Keith Muir director of the Colong Foundation for Wilderness.
Posted: 28 February 2019
"No politician denies Snowy 2 is expensive. It’s justified as a nation building project, but it will damage the national heritage listed Kosciuszko National Park,” said Keith Muir director of the Colong Foundation for Wilderness. “The assertion in the NSW determination notice that the works can be undertaken without any significant impacts on the biodiversity, recreational and conservation values of the Kosciuszko National Park[1] is 100% incorrect,” he said.
Posted: 27 February 2019