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Third Stop Work Order announced for Tallaganda State Forest

November 13, 2023

With yesterday’s announcement, we now will have stopped logging operations in Tallaganda State Forest for a total of 113 days - and counting. A third stop work order has been imposed on all logging operations in Tallaganda State Forest by the EPA until 20 December 2023. ...

Success! Warragamba Dam plan officially scrapped

November 01, 2023

Good news - the development plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall has been officially withdrawn! For the first time in five years we can have a sense of certainty that the spectacular valleys of the southern Blue Mountains National Park will not be...

Stop Work Order extended for another 40 days!

October 06, 2023

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) extended their 40 day stop work order in Tallaganda State Forest until November 13th 2023, meaning logging will be halted in all of Tallaganda State Forest for almost three months.

A good start to urgent climate change abatement: end native forest logging now

September 13, 2023

This article was written by Wilderness Australia Chair, Bob Debus and first published in Pearls and Irritations on 7th September 2023.

Media Release

August 31, 2023

Wilderness Australia's media release regarding the Stop Work Order issued last night by the NSW Environment Protection Authority over logging operations in Tallaganda State Forest.

Stop Work Order issued for logging operation in Tallaganda State Forest

August 31, 2023

A Stop Work Order has been issued to Forestry Corporation of NSW, ceasing logging operation in Tallaganda State Forest! This is a glimmer of hope for the endangered Greater Glider.

What's happening in Tallaganda State Forest?

August 30, 2023

Wilderness Australia’s ecologist Andrew Wong inspected Tallaganda State Forest to follow up on rumours of logging operations in critical Greater Glider habitat. What he found was a shocking and intensive logging operation which is occurring in a large unburnt area of core Greater Glider...

Open letter to Premier Jeremy Rockliff

June 01, 2023

This open letter by The Australia Institute calls for an end to native forest logging in Tasmania. Wilderness Australia is proud to be among the 66 other dedicated groups and individuals pushing for the protection of these highly significant forests. We invite you to...

"It's make or break time."

May 08, 2023

In an article by the South Coast Register, Wilderness Australia Director, Virginia Young, highlights the importance of community involvement when it comes to wilderness protection. Drawing on over 40 years of environmental activism, Virginia is working tirelessly to educate decision makers and community members...

What does the NSW election mean for Warragamba Dam?

April 03, 2023

We have a new Government in NSW. It gives us some welcome clarity about the future of the Blue Mountains. It is with a sense of cautious excitement that we are now entering what may be the final stretch of the Warragamba Dam campaign. The...

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