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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...

Federal Environment Minister needs to keep on the right track for protection of native forests and species

January 10, 2020

The Colong Foundation for Wilderness welcomes comments made by Sussan Ley, Minister for the Environment on ABC Radio National regarding plans to ensure the recovery of wildlife and habitat following the bushfire crisis.

Greens, One Nation and Unions protest together against dam plan

December 14, 2019

A broad coalition opposed to the raising of Warragamba Dam wall have come together in a colourful protest outside of Stuart Ayres' electoral office in Penrith. Representatives from the Greens, One Nation, Unions and Sustainable Australia have slammed the plan, calling on Stuart Ayres,...


December 13, 2019

A broad coalition opposed to the raising of Warragamba Dam wall have today condemned the plan at a colourful protest outside of Stuart Ayres' electoral office. Representatives from political organisations spanning the entire spectrum have slammed this plan, calling on Ayres, and the NSW...

Stuart Ayres gives train-wreck interview on Warragamba Dam

November 27, 2019

Stuart Ayres, the NSW Minister for Western Sydney, has today blundered his way through a nightmare interview on his plans to raise Warragamba Dam wall when interviewed on ABC 702 Breakfast this morning (26/11/2019) following yesterday’s parliamentary hearings on the issue.

Former SES Deputy Director to give evidence opposing Warragamba Dam at Parliamentary Inquiry

November 27, 2019

Former SES Deputy Director and flood specialist, Dr Chas keys, will give evidence to a NSW Parliamentary Inquiry at 2pm tomorrow (November 25) against the rising of Warragamba Dam wall held at the Windsor Community Centre.

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