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Regional Forest Agreements

Strange times for NPA and the NSW public!

Oisin Sweeney, Senior Ecologist, National Parks Association of NSW

Members and supporters have received several emails from NPA over the last couple of months on the subject of native forest logging on public land and the laws that permit it: Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs). A lot has happened recently, so it’s a good time for an update. Let’s start at the beginning.

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Raising Warragamba Dam wall

An existential threat to NSW National Parks

David Hufton Member, National Parks Association of NSW and Committe Member, Colong Foundation

The NSW Government has decided to raise Warragamba Dam 14 metres for flood mitigation in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley at a cost of over $700 million. The EIS and final ministerial sign-off is due later this year, and we urgently need your help to stop it from happening.

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NPA News Winter 2018

State Council update – March meeting

Sam Garrett-Jones, Vice-President, National Parks Association of NSW

State Council met in the delightful surrounds of the lower Blue Mountains on Saturday, 3 March 2018. The meeting at the Glenbrook School of Arts was attended by 18 Councillors, including newcomer Julie McInerney (Mid North Coast), and 9 members and staff.