Skip navigation
November 27, 2019

Public meeting on the proposed raising of Warragamba Dam wall

On Monday 25 November 2019, the Select Committee on the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall will hold the first hearing for its inquiry.


Witnesses will include:
Dr Chas Keys, Former Deputy Director-General, SES (Honorary Associate of Risk Frontiers)
Professor Jamie Pittock, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

Mr Simon Draper, CEO, Infrastructure NSW
The  hearing  will  commence  at  1pm  in  the  Macquarie  Room  at  the Windsor  Function  Centre, 7 Dight Street Windsor. The hearing is open to the public. Further hearings are scheduled in early 2020. For further information on the inquiry, including the terms of reference, and submissions received, please visit the committee's website.
-- Attached is the Parliamentary Committees media release and hearing schedule for the hearing --

Hearing schedule 

Parliamentary press release 

Continue Reading

Read More

Make a submission on the Redbank Power Station before 11th April

April 09, 2024

The threat of biomass burning has resurfaced in NSW. Verdant Earth Technologies (Verdant) is proposing to re-open the Redbank Power Station (near Singleton, NSW) to operate as a biomass power station, using trees cleared on farms under woefully weak land clearing laws.

Read more

Greater gliders pushed closer towards extinction

February 06, 2024

Without warning the EPA has made changes to the NSW logging protocols that have scrapped the need to find and protect all den trees with a 50m logging exclusion zone. This weakening of protocols could mean the accelerated extinction of greater gliders in NSW.

Read more

Stay informed

Australian Foundation for Wilderness Limited
ACN 001 112 143
ABN 84 001 112 143
Advocating as 'Wilderness Australia'
Formerly The Colong Foundation for Wilderness Ltd
Registered Office 8/154 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW 2000
Built by Code Nation using NationBuilder
Design by Think Creative Agency and Guy Threlfo