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Gundungurra people reject Government Cultural Assessment on Warragamba Dam Raising

July 30, 2019

We, the Gundungurra people of the southern Blue Mountains, are launching own campaign against the NSW Government's survey assessment (released to us earlier this month) on the raising of Warragamba Dam wall. 

UNESCO takes action on Warragamba Dam wall

July 03, 2019

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has asserted that any new dam proposals are incompatible with world heritage status at its annual meeting in Azerbaijan today. The Committee has said that raising Warragamba Dam wall and intermittently flooding large areas of the Greater Blue...

Select Committee formed to examine Warragamba Dam

June 20, 2019

Today it was announced that a NSW Upper House committee will be established to examine the proposal to raise Warragamba Dam wall. The committee will have a Labor-Independent majority, with One Nation already voicing their opposition to the dam proposal in the NSW Parliament...

Committee formed to examine Warragamba Dam

June 20, 2019

Today it was announced that a NSW Upper House committee will be established to examine the proposal to raise Warragamba Dam wall. The committee will have a Labor-Independent majority, with One Nation already voicing their opposition to the dam proposal in the NSW Parliament...

Leaked document reveals dam to have “permanent” impact on world heritage

June 13, 2019

In a leaked document provided to the herald today it has been revealed raising Warragamba Dam wall would result in an “overall high direct (physical) impact” to the world-famous area.

Protesters demand Federal intervention on Warragamba dam

June 09, 2019

Over 900 people marched in Katoomba (NSW) today demanding that the Australian Federal Government protect the UNESCO listed Blue Mountains World Heritage Site from flooding by the raising the Warragamba Dam wall. 48 nails were hammered into a coffin that was carried throughout the...

Hundreds to march on Katoomba against dam

June 07, 2019

2019Over 500 people are expected to march on Katoomba main street this coming Sunday against the raising of Warragamba Dam wall at 11:00am on Katoomba street. A media stunt will also be performed

GIVE A DAM takes campaign to Paris

April 10, 2019

GIVE A DAM will be taking its fight against the raising of the Warragamba Dam wall to UNESCO this week. GIVE A DAM Campaigner, Harry Burkitt, will be leading the trip and meeting with member delegations of the World Heritage Committee in Paris over the...

Infrastructure NSW attempts cover up of possible Aboriginal burial site

March 20, 2019

Yet another cover-up by Infrastructure NSW has been reveled today over the raising of Warragamba Dam wall. Kazan Brown, a Gundungurra traditional owner, has said Infrastructure NSW was silent over the discovery of possible human remains in the valley that would be flooded by...

Liberal’s flyer on dam ‘load of bull’

March 19, 2019

The NSW Liberals have distributed a flyer to western Sydney seats as part of their fear campaign pushing for the raising of Warragamba Dam wall (attached). The flyer claims that NSW Labor’s opposition to the dam raising would put thousands of lives at risk...

Liberals flyer on dam ‘load of bull’

March 19, 2019

The NSW Liberals have distributed a flyer to western Sydney seats as part of their fear campaign pushing for the raising of Warragamba Dam wall (attached). The flyer claims that NSW Labor’s opposition to the dam raising would put thousands of lives at risk...

Another secret plan for Warragamba Dam

March 18, 2019

After secret plans to raise Warragamba Dam wall by 17 metres (not 14 metres) were leaked to the media last week[1], the Premier has accidentally divulged yet another secret Infrastructure NSW plan for the controversial dam project.

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