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Fly high dear Bonnie, fly high circle the Universe and keep shining

Bonnie was an incredible, strong woman. Her urgency to fight for what she believed in shone through every day. Bonnie cared deeply for human rights, for the vulnerable, for the environment and never stopped speaking up for what was in her heart. Bonnie sadly passed away at 12:30am, 1 August 2023 - she is so missed.

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NSW Biggest Native Forest Logger Loses Sustainability Certification
The NSW Government Puts South West Sydney Koalas on Pathway to Extinction
People Power Brings Native Forests One Step Closer to Protection
Significant People’s Forum on Peace, Not Just in Ukraine
Masks, Drums and Road Blocks; Police Repress Climate Activists
Let’s End Native Forest Logging Once and For All
Mining the Blue Mountains; A World Heritage Disaster
Callala Development Will Kill Endangered Wildlife
National Party Encumbrance a Problem for Liberals in NSW Too
The Apology: An Apology to the Wildlife of Australia
We Don’t Want a Nuclear Submarine Base on the South Coast
When the Duck Quacks
Dear Readers and Friends, I Have Something to Tell You
We Can End Destructive Native Forest Logging Now Before It’s Too Late
Protect Aboriginal Heritage on Minnamurra River from Boral’s Destructive Sand Mine
Let’s Mark International Day for Forests with an End to Native Forest Logging
Changes to Murdoch Street DA Risk Moona Moona Creek - Have Your Say 
How Quickly We Move On; How Good People Get Left Behind. Black Summer Reflections
Moona Moona Creek Still Under Threat from Development
A Game-Changing Opportunity for the South East Forests
Coal Mining in Water Catchments Must Cease
Wollongong Councillor Cath Blakey Urges More Action on Koala Protection
Leaked Government Report Confirms Logging in Burnt Native Forests Unsustainable
Manyana Really Does Matter
Selfishness; The Planets Greatest Existential Threat
Koalas are Lost - Can We Save the Gang-Gang?
A Vigilant Community Goes in to Bat for the Gang-Gangs
How the Federal Government Could Help Modernise our Electricity Grid
Third Time Lucky for the Eden Woodchip Mill Expansion Plans
Climate in Crisis
Bega Locals Disrupt Logging – Code Red for Habitat
(Home) School Strike for Climate in Kangaroo Valley
Cruise Tourism in Jervis Bay Has Long Been ‘on the Books’
Advanced Recycling Technology – Bioelektra Has It Sorted
Climate Urgency, Australia’s Selfishness
Conservationists Say “Eden Chip Mill’s Move Closer to Monopoly Must be Stopped”
Cruising For Trust
Last Chance to Help Manyana Community Save Forest Sanctuary from Bulldozers
Bravehearts and Angels Call Out Wood Chipping
Gateway Sculpture – Connecting Communities, Healing Trauma
Community Outrage over Logging at Mogo
Protecting a Patch of Paradise – Kiama Goes Green on World Environment Day
Manyana Community Faces Yet Another Sub-Division Proposal - Calls for Greater Environmental Scrutiny
Our Electric Vehicle Story
Heroes of Our Times
Culburra Beach Speaks Up Against Halloran Trust Housing Development
Electric Vehicles are the Future if We Can Let Go of the Past
Understanding Shoalhaven’s Aboriginal Culture Holds a Key for Us All
Developers Have their Hooks into Huskisson Yet Again
Will Tasmania Vote for the Environment this State Election or will the Destruction Continue?
Manyana Community Censures Eight Shoalhaven Councillors
Sea Change
When Something looks Fishy - Investigate
Seriously ugly: here's how Australia will look if the world heats by 3°C this century
Mandy to the Rescue - for Wildlife and their Carers
Logging Must Not Resume on the South Coast
Berry Uniting Church Rings its Bells for the Climate as Part of Global Day of Action
A Life of Adventure, Passion, Solidarity and Nature - A Tribute to Pat Thompson's Life, Times and Achievements
In Everybody’s Interest - A National Response to Banning Helium Balloon Releases
Stories of Destruction and Regeneration at Seven Mile Beach
Ignoring Implications for ‘One Way In, One Way Out’ Towns in the Shoalhaven
Long Road to Recovery for Damaged Banksias at Culburra; Vandals Still at Large
What Do We Need To Own?
More Habitat Threatened by West Culburra Development
Little Penguin Moulting Season February to April – Keep a Respectful Distance
Lost in the Past - Wake Up Call for Government and Industry
Bomaderry Creek – an Oasis Within Suburbia
Bats Burning Up - A Crisis Unfolding Before Our Eyes
Breaking Down the Nuclear Chain - a Disaster at Every Phase
Braving Boral’s Might - Friends of Minnamurra River Wage War on Sand Mining Decision
Adani Attacks on Activists – Desperate Moves by a Desperate Company
In Response to Biodiversity Loss
Greenwash or Hogwash - can Charles's Terra Carta really save us from the profit hungry mining magnates?
Adani's toxic touch - going from bad to worse, and all with Australia's blessing
The Little Things That Count
Two Slow - Two Stories by Two Friends who Shared Two Experiences Where 'Slow' Mattered
Moona Moona Creek Celebrates, For Now
Shoalhaven stepping up for climate
Shoalhaven councillors snub South Brooman residents
Survive. Flourish
Dunmore sand mine referral to planning commission but strong community opposition says NO to Boral
Sand mining at Minnamurra - a contentious environmental issue.
Independent Planning Commission gives green light to Narrabri Gas Project
With Our Own Eyes
Can trees protect against fire?
I am Earth - Three powerful and creative stories from the RD Walshe Memorial Writing for the Environment Prize Winners for 2020.
Culburra Beach latest victim of Banksia attacks.
Threatened Species Day, what does it mean?
Manyana community group buoyed by Minister Ley's decision on controversial development
Massive Moona Moona Creek Development
Heritage-listed fig remains under threat, as a community fights to save it for community greenspace
No CSG Overflow
Narrabri Gas Project like all CSG, too risky
A golden opportunity to pivot
Writing to Change the World, the first and second prize from the 2019 RDWalshe Writing for the Environment Competition
The monumental problem of bottled water and plastic pollution in our oceans.
Manyana, a grieving community strikes back with art.
The Manyana development is being assessed by the Federal Environment Minister. Here's how to have your say.
Taylors Lane - Stand Tall, Oh Gracious Trees
Ideas, Inspirations and Incites - with Phil Smith


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