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Exploring the Great Koala National Park Proposal

Helen Wilson, Member, National Parks Association of NSW

We bushwalk for the good of our bodies and souls, but we can also walk in special places to think about how we can help to be better stewards of them. The NPA’s activities program provides opportunities for members to see for themselves what’s happening with our park campaigns.

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NPA welcomes Government’s recognition of the importance of nature to regional NSW and calls for forests to be protected as a key pillar

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) has welcomed Sunday’s announcement by Minister for Tourism, Adam Marshall, to develop a nature-based tourism strategy to ‘unlock NSW’s multi-billion dollar backyard’, and calls on the Government to heed NPA’s Forests For All strategy to exit native forest logging on public land and use the forests to promote nature conservation to underpin nature-based tourism.

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NPA WELCOMES NSW LABOR’S RENEWED COMMITMENT TO THE GREAT KOALA NATIONAL PARK

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) has welcomed the renewed commitments around protecting koalas and establishing the Great Koala National Park made by Opposition Leader Luke Foley.

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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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Government recognises importance of protecting koala habitat, but strategy short on detail and overshadowed by deforestation

The National Parks Association of NSW Inc (NPA) commends Government recognition of the threats to koala habitat and the key role of national parks in species conservation, but fears the new koala strategy will prove inadequate and a waste of money under current policy settings.