This looks to be the most organised group I can find opposing the destruction of the Dharawal reserve.
[stextbox id=”custom” caption=”Rivers SOS”]Rivers SOS,
PO Box 73, Douglas Park,
Enquiries to: email@example.com [/stextbox]
NSW Rivers in a State of Shock Rivers SOS is an alliance of over 40 environmental and community groups concerned with the wrecking of rivers in New South Wales by mining operations.
Among the state’s cleanest creeks … Sharyn Cullis and Pat Durman swim in O’Hares Creek in the Dharawal State Conservation Area. Photo: Kate Geraghty
Preposterous that coal mining could destroy this region!
This pool is just like the one where spent the endless summers of my childhood, Heathcote Creek, a tributary of the Woronora River, like O’Hare’s Creek a tributary of the George’s River. I am only recently learning about the Dharawal aboriginal people who are connected to this land.
I am reading: Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney’s George River (I’ll post more later about that book)
I am outraged by the proposals to destroy these areas. This must be stopped. I hope that there is a massive opposition to these offensive plans. Please comment if you know of petitions, or campaigns.
Mining ‘threat to swamps and rock art’:
Resistance is growing to coalmine plans, writes Ben Cubby.
Full article from the SMH follows:
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