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Secret plans to raise Warragamba by 17 metres
It has been revealed today that Infrastructure NSW has secret plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall by 17 metres. This is despite the department saying both in the NSW Parliament and publicly that the dam wall will only be raised by 14 metres....
Documentary on Warragamba Dam raising to be launched
GIVE A DAM: Flooding the Blue Mountains is set to premiere in Springwood on Saturday February 16. The documentary showcases the beauty of the southern Blue Mountains and the impact raising Warragamba Dam wall would have on the world heritage area. Harry Burkitt, GIVE...
Floodplain property developer linked to Liberal Party
It has been reported today that the director of a multi-million dollar floodplain development company, owning land downstream of the proposed Warragamba Dam wall, donated $550,000 to the NSW division of the Liberal Party over the last 3 years, according to the Australian Electoral...
Dam plan to cause further extinction
Another threatened bird species has been found in the same valley that would be flooded under the NSW Liberal Government’s plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall to allow development on western Sydney floodplains. The vulnerable-listed Painted honeyeater was discovered by Australian National University...
NSW Government slammed by global World Heritage body on dam plan
The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the international body that advises the World Heritage Committee on cultural heritage, has expressed grave concern about the impacts raising Warragamba Dam wall would have on the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.
FOI documents reveal Warragamba Dam wall raising will have ‘extensive and significant impacts’ on Blue Mountains World Heritage
Federal Environment Department advisors have warned raising Warragamba Dam wall will have widespread and significant environmental impacts, a document obtained under freedom of information laws has revealed.