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Experts label Minister Ayres 'misleading and irresponsible' over flood claims

October 26, 2020

A former SES Deputy Director-General and Australian National University Professor have slammed comments from the Minister for Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, on Seven News tonight about flooding in western Sydney, labelling him 'misleading and irresponsible'. Former SES Deputy Director-General, Dr Chas Keys, said Minister Ayres should "listen...

Australia's biggest insurer withdraws support for Warragamba Dam

October 23, 2020

IAG's chairwoman, Elizabeth Bryan, this morning told the Insurance Australia Group (IAG) AGM that discussions with the Colong Foundation for Wilderness and others had made it clear that "a decision to raise the height of the Warragamba Dam wall could well result in the...

Thirty Indigenous families and individuals tell Federal Minister 'no consent' for Warragamba Dam

September 14, 2020

After explosive Federal Government leaks in the ABC on Saturday, Traditional Owners from Western Sydney have reiterated that they do not give Free, Prior and Informed Consent for the Warragamba Dam wall raising to proceed in a letter to Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt.

Shareholders demand IAG board come clean on protecting koalas and Indigenous cultural sites

September 09, 2020

The Insurance Australia Group (IAG) has officially announced to the ASX that a resolution lodged by its shareholders to protect World Heritage sites will be put to a vote at its AGM in October.

Stuart Ayres' real agenda exposed in 2015 video found on Penrith developer's website

August 21, 2020

It can be revealed that in 2015 Minister for Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, stood next to a flood marker in his electorate of Penrith and said urban development would occur “as far as the eye can see” across the Hawkesbury low-lands, adding "the scale of...

Stuart Ayres' real agenda exposed in 2015 video found on Penrith developer's website

August 21, 2020

It can be revealed that in 2015 Minister for Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, stood next to a flood marker in his electorate of Penrith and said urban development would occur “as far as the eye can see” across the Hawkesbury low-lands, adding "the scale of this is just...

More questions than answers from Warragamba Dam leaks

August 10, 2020

Hidden agendas now characterise the Infrastructure NSW project to raise Warragamba Dam wall, after an extensive report by National Parks was leaked by the Sydney Morning Herald in today's paper. The leaked document is available on the Herald website. The scathing National Parks & Wildlife Service...

Infrastructure NSW hidden agenda revealed

August 05, 2020

Late last night Infrastructure NSW's long hidden agenda to raise Warragamba Dam wall by 17 metres, and not the publicly stated 14 metres, was published in an application on the Federal Environment Department's website.

Leaks show Minister Ayres attempts to bend environment rules for Warragamba Dam project

July 22, 2020

The Sydney Morning Herald has today revealed leaked documents that show Minister for Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, and his bureaucrats are attempting to duck environmental regulations requiring offsetting for the damage that raising Warragamba Dam wall would cause to the world heritage forests of the...

QBE Board has no world heritage policy and no time frame to get one

May 07, 2020

The QBE Board has today confirmed at its AGM that despite information provided on protecting World Heritage in voting advice to shareholders in March, the company has no World Heritage policy, nor has any plans to implement such a policy.

Angus Place more destructive than Airly or Springvale

April 29, 2020

Congratulations, together environment groups have pushed back against the 2000 hectare Augus Place mining proposal and with luck our efforts shall ensure NSW is not locked into coal-fired electric power generation for another 33 years.

QBE’s hypocrisy to be exposed at its upcoming AGM

April 07, 2020

The QBE Insurance Group board yesterday circulated a recommendation for shareholders to vote against a resolution ensuring the company protects world heritage and RAMSAR sites, including the Greater Blue Mountains from the raising of Warragamba Dam wall [1]. The resolution, which was lodged by...

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