Protecting Wilderness and National Parks

A spring day in the Gardens

Banner event, Sunday November 26th was a great success

held at the top of the hill, State Mine Gully Road, via Lithgow, in Newnes State Forest

Awareness of the Gardens of Stone reserve proposal was raised and another spectacular pagoda-studded location explored. 

Event Program

  • Welcome to Country - respect People and Country
  • Music and song - celebrate and defend Country
  • A really Big Banner Event - Protect Gardens of Stone
  • Wild Cafes - on Gardens of Stone and other key campaigns
  • People Pagoda Landscape - be part of a photographic spectacle 

For more information - see the We Love Lithgow post on this link

Over 150 people come together to support a 39,000 hectare Gardens of Stone reserve proposal that seeks to facilitate a transition for the Lithgow region.

Map to find the Banner Event Site. The banner event site can be accessed from Lithgow by conventional car and there is adequate parking.

Now is the time to make a change, as the 100 significant heritage values of Gardens of Stone region can’t wait for further degradation. Existing coal mining needs to make way for a sustainable, lower impact, local economy based on tourism.

Then on Sunday, December 10th we held a Swamp Day
and visited Gang Gang Swamp as - part of the defense to protect our imperiled swamps -

The Gardens of Stone Alliance seeks to record the damage to waterfalls and nationally threatened swamps that should be protected as part of our National Heritage. We need your help to do it.

Contact Keith by email on or phone 9261 2400 and mobile 0412 791 404 if you can help.

Map of the Gardens of Stone region

The Gardens of Stone Visitors Map can be purchased from the Colong on-line shop for $10.


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