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Charlie (Gudgeon) and the Great Glass Elevator

August 24th, 2009 · 5 Comments · News

By JAMES WOODFORD Where do fish look when they are locked in an elevator together? It is a question that will remain a mystery for a little longer, says the Sydney Catchment Authority’s senior environmental manager, Tony Paull. Even so, elevator etiquette was a crucial consideration for the state’s first ‘fish lift’ which was officially […]

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SHOALHAVEN RIVER GETS A REST FROM SYDNEY’S WATER GREED

November 7th, 2008 · 4 Comments · News

Picture and story by James Woodford The pumping of water from the Shoalhaven River to top up Sydney’s supply is to be stopped for at least three years, signalling a further easing of the city’s water crisis. The NSW Water Minister, Phillip Costa, will announce today a moratorium on the massive transfers of water from […]

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