Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

2014 News

18 Nov 2014
The receiver managing Coalpac, the owner of the Invincible Colliery and Cullen Valley Mine, said on Monday that the company will be liquidated. The receiver has also stated that this makes it highly unlikely that there will be an appeal of the recent Planning Assessment Commission decision to block the expansion of open-cut mining in the Cullen Bullen area.
4 Jul 2014
  Alex Colley Symposium - Key Note address by Bob Carr 'Without Alex, there would be little wilderness protected in the state' Bob Carr  
3 Jul 2014
The Coalition parties are attempting wreck our national parks. Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia has too many parks and the NSW Government under Premier Barry O’Farrell and now Premier Mike Baird has put national parks on trial, several times in fact. Pillaging the Pilliga 
1 Jul 2014
by Jill Wran Jim and I were correspondents over 40 odd years.  This is my last letter to him. Dearest Jim
27 May 2014
In the last few months four major coal mining proposals in the Gardens of Stone region have come forward. So now the fate of this outstanding region, which is part of the original 1932 Greater Blue Mountains National Park proposal, largely rests with these mining plans. 
3 Apr 2014
The NCC advises that the NSW Government has proposed sweeping changes to the regulation of logging operations in our state forests. If these proposals become law, the proposed changes will:
16 Feb 2014
Alex Colley OAMWonderful tributes to Alex from the Colong Foundation, the Sydney Bush Walkers and ABC Radio National are below.
10 Feb 2014
Sonia Bennett is a singer, songwriter, artist and bush regenerator. She points out that it is easier and less costly to look after healthy, protected bushland that to fix it after it has been damaged or destroyed.
4 Feb 2014
Please write a letter to Parliamentarians supporting the draft Blue Mountains draft LEP, 2013