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: