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The Writing is on the Wall

Chris Grounds In terms of the conservation of the natural environment, the Shoalhaven has an ‘elephant in the room’ for company, perhaps even a small herd. The contention of this article is that there are some key indicators that verify new thinking, attitude and perspective is needed at the local, council level for environmental conservation,

Onslaught of Coastal Developments Will Destroy Villages and Wildlife

By Claire Haywood From Yamba in the far north to Tura Beach in the south, the battle against the onslaught of land developments is on. Led by Greens MLC Cate Faerhmann and spearheaded by concerned residents across the state these detrimental ‘zombie DA’s’ are threatening to change the face of many of our beautiful towns

The Voice of an Obstructionist, Wilfully Ignorant National Party

By Stuart Rees The National Party’s decision to campaign against a voice to parliament is destructive and wilfully ignorant. Contributors to this decision ignore a history of Indigenous punishment and powerlessness. They criticise a referendum process which has not been published but which they pretend to know. They attribute to the Uluru Statement goals, of which

Callala Planning Proposal is Tainted

Chris Grounds A marvellous insight into the New Bush Telegraph was given at the NBT meeting this last week when former editor, Ev Pettigrew, spoke about the history of the NBT publications with Shoalhaven Library archive examples illustrating its historic path. One edition in particular from April/May 1994 caught my attention as entirely relevant to

A Community Determined to Win; Sacred Gravesites and Sacred Land Worth Saving

By Vicky Smith Last week I wrote about the upcoming Saturday rally at the Huskisson Holy Trinity site: Dead and buried. In that article I stated: we are not planning to go away and we certainly reinforced that message on Saturday 12th November. More than 100 attended our rally at the corner of Hawke and

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Environment

December 5, 2022

The Writing is on the Wall

Chris Grounds In terms of the conservation of the natural environment, the Shoalhaven has an ‘elephant in the room’ for company, perhaps even a small herd. The contention of this article is that there are some key indicators that verify new thinking, attitude and perspective is needed at the local, council level for environmental conservation, […]

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December 3, 2022

Onslaught of Coastal Developments Will Destroy Villages and Wildlife

By Claire Haywood From Yamba in the far north to Tura Beach in the south, the battle against the onslaught of land developments is on. Led by Greens MLC Cate Faerhmann and spearheaded by concerned residents across the state these detrimental ‘zombie DA’s’ are threatening to change the face of many of our beautiful towns […]

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November 29, 2022

Callala Planning Proposal is Tainted

Chris Grounds A marvellous insight into the New Bush Telegraph was given at the NBT meeting this last week when former editor, Ev Pettigrew, spoke about the history of the NBT publications with Shoalhaven Library archive examples illustrating its historic path. One edition in particular from April/May 1994 caught my attention as entirely relevant to […]

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September 22, 2022

The Passing of a Matriarch

By Roger Hart This is the story of the felling of a forest giant in our neighbourhood at Woollamia. I estimate this tree was 50 metres tall with a girth (diameter at breast height) of well over two metres. It was our matriarch tree. In the year 2000, after tree felling commenced at the nearby […]

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Community

December 5, 2022

The Writing is on the Wall

Chris Grounds In terms of the conservation of the natural environment, the Shoalhaven has an ‘elephant in the room’ for company, perhaps even a small herd. The contention of this article is that there are some key indicators that verify new thinking, attitude and perspective is needed at the local, council level for environmental conservation, […]

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December 3, 2022

Onslaught of Coastal Developments Will Destroy Villages and Wildlife

By Claire Haywood From Yamba in the far north to Tura Beach in the south, the battle against the onslaught of land developments is on. Led by Greens MLC Cate Faerhmann and spearheaded by concerned residents across the state these detrimental ‘zombie DA’s’ are threatening to change the face of many of our beautiful towns […]

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December 2, 2022

The Voice of an Obstructionist, Wilfully Ignorant National Party

By Stuart Rees The National Party’s decision to campaign against a voice to parliament is destructive and wilfully ignorant. Contributors to this decision ignore a history of Indigenous punishment and powerlessness. They criticise a referendum process which has not been published but which they pretend to know. They attribute to the Uluru Statement goals, of which […]

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November 29, 2022

Callala Planning Proposal is Tainted

Chris Grounds A marvellous insight into the New Bush Telegraph was given at the NBT meeting this last week when former editor, Ev Pettigrew, spoke about the history of the NBT publications with Shoalhaven Library archive examples illustrating its historic path. One edition in particular from April/May 1994 caught my attention as entirely relevant to […]

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November 18, 2022

Small Win, Big Relief for Sacred Land

Jerrinja Local Aboriginal Land Council has welcomed today’s decision by Federal Minister Tanya Plibersek, to issue an emergency protection declaration for the Huskisson Burial Grounds. “This ruling proves both the significance of the site, and the imminent risk of harm”, said Jerrinja LALC Deputy Chairperson Delia Lowe. Under section 9 of the Aboriginal and Torres […]

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Politics

A Community Determined to Win; Sacred Gravesites and Sacred Land Worth Saving

By Vicky Smith Last week I wrote about the upcoming Saturday rally at the Huskisson Holy Trinity site: Dead and buried. In that article I stated: we are not planning to go away and we certainly reinforced that message on Saturday 12th November. More than 100 attended our rally at the corner of Hawke and […]

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December 2, 2022

The Voice of an Obstructionist, Wilfully Ignorant National Party

By Stuart Rees The National Party’s decision to campaign against a voice to parliament is destructive and wilfully ignorant. Contributors to this decision ignore a history of Indigenous punishment and powerlessness. They criticise a referendum process which has not been published but which they pretend to know. They attribute to the Uluru Statement goals, of which […]

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November 16, 2022

A Community Determined to Win; Sacred Gravesites and Sacred Land Worth Saving

By Vicky Smith Last week I wrote about the upcoming Saturday rally at the Huskisson Holy Trinity site: Dead and buried. In that article I stated: we are not planning to go away and we certainly reinforced that message on Saturday 12th November. More than 100 attended our rally at the corner of Hawke and […]

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November 14, 2022

NSW Police ‘Strike Force Guard III’ Silencing Threats to Fossil Fuel Driven Political Order

By Mark Conroy In NSW a special task force, Strike Force Guard III, has been established to target environmental groups in a concerted state attempt to silence anyone they view as a threat to the prevailing fossil-fuel driven political order. Conditions imposed on activists are now more severe than those meted out to some perpetrators […]

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