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Peabody Mine Threatening Sydney’s Drinking Water: Report

March 22, 2023

The New South Wales Government must immediately halt operations at Peabody Energy’s Metropolitan Coal Mine in the Royal National Park near Helensburgh, following a new report which has uncovered the discharge of contaminated metals into Worona Reservoir which supplies drinking water to Sydney and...

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NSW Online Water Forum

March 14, 2023

14 March 2023 With less than a fortnight to go until the state election, leading water experts, traditional owners, MPs and candidates will take part in this evening’s NSW Online Water Forum to discuss the future of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. After years...

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Water purchases key to delivering Murray Darling Basin Plan promises

February 24, 2023

With the deadline of June 2024 fast approaching, environment groups encourage Minister Plibersek to stand up to NSW and Victoria by purchasing water as the only cost-effective, practical way to return water to rivers. Ahead of a meeting of Murray-Darling Basin water ministers today,...

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NSW still holding the Murray Darling Basin Plan back

February 14, 2023

Media Release   February 14, 2023  The Murray Darling Basin Authority has released a six-monthly report card on the progress of the Murray Darling Basin Plan, highlighting yet again that when it comes to the Basin Plan, NSW continues to have the hand brake on....

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Perrottet Government signs death warrant for inland rivers

February 03, 2023

Media Release   3 February 2023  The controversial regulation to legalise the diversion of billions of litres of water from NSW’s inland rivers with floodplain harvesting levees has been gazetted today. These are essentially the same regulations that have been previously disallowed by the Upper...

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February 03, 2023

This week’s paltry funding announcements by the Perrottet Government will do little to help save koalas and other threatened species from extinction.  Voters should not be conned by the few million dollars allocated to a handful of environmental research projects.  Nature Conservation Council Chief...

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