Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

2012 News

2 Nov 2012
Infrastructure NSW has proposed that the O’Farrell Government immediately restart the proposal to raise Warragamba Dam wall by 23 metres that was rejected back in 1995. 
21 Sep 2012
Wilderness, tourism and national parks: taking stock and looking aheadUniversity of Technology, Sydney, 21-23 September 2012Conference papers and power point presentations
5 Sep 2012
The proposals for a new NSW planning scheme contained in the in the Green Paper are deeply disturbing. These proposals  would bring about a significant reduction in environmental protection, public participation in decision making and access to the courts.  Community and conservation activists should not wait till these proposals are fleshed out but object to the general thrust of the proposed deregulation plan now.
15 Aug 2012
This excellent video of dramatic images by Ian Brown and others (see below) that Karen McLaughlin has put to original new music by the noted composer Amanda Handel, with the assistance of the composer. Special thanks to those who generously donated their images for this video: Andrew Valja, Rob Baigent, Judith Bennett, Ian Brown, Julie Flavell, Chris Jonkers, John Harris, Akos Lumnitzer, Julian Robinson, Sonja Ross and L & M Turton, Julie Favell and Chris Jonkers.