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MASSIVE NEW MARINE PARK FOR SYDNEY?

December 4th, 2008 · 30 Comments · News

  By JAMES WOODFORD A plan for a massive marine park stretching off Sydney’s coast, from Gosford in the north to the Royal in the south and three kilometres out to sea, will be launched today. The proposal by the National Parks Association of NSW(NPA) is ambitious, but, if successful, will lead to an overhaul […]

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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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ROCK DOCTORS CATCH UP WITH WHAT LIES BENEATH SYDNEY’S SKYSCRAPERS

May 15th, 2008 · No Comments · News

By JAMES WOODFORD Walk around the Sydney CBD block bounded by Kent, Sussex, Napoleon and Erskine streets and you are on top of a cultural Ground Zero. Below your feet is one of the first places in Australia where the stone age ended and the industrial revolution began. And ironically that very spot is one […]

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