Janine Kitson, Convenor, Northern Suburbs of Sydney Branch, ABC Friends NSW & ACT
The ABC, Australia’s public broadcaster, is under threat from the savage budget cuts that have recently been announced by the Federal Government. Unless these cuts can be reversed in the Federal Budget 2020-2021, to be released on 6 October 2020, there are grave fears that the ABC will have to curtail many of its services, including those relating to the environment.
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The National Parks Association of NSW, faced with exposure to unlimited legal costs, was forced to withdraw a legal challenge in the Land and Environment Court to the NSW Government’s decision to approve Snowy 2.0.
“Our planning system is broken, all the cards are weighted in favour of government and corporations against community wishes and the public interest” stated NPA Executive Officer, Gary Dunnett.
Read More “Unlimited legal costs force withdrawal of Snowy 2.0 legal challenge”
Our annual awards recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution, effort and achievement made by volunteers. Nominations are now being accepted under 6 award categories.
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When: Wed 18 November, 6.00 – 7.00 pm |Attend online: via Zoom
This year’s AGM (our 32nd) will be the first to be held electronically, due to the covid pandemic. You can attend without leaving home. All members are welcome.
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The most recent forecast by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO 2020 ISP) exposes the lie that vast areas of Kosciuszko National Park must be sacrificed because the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project is essential for the transition to renewable energy.
Read More “CONFIRMED: Snowy 2.0 just doesn’t make sense”
Today’s approval by the Commonwealth Minister for Environment of the Snowy 2.0 project opens the way for an infrastructure white elephant that will decimate Kosciuszko National Park while driving up greenhouse gas emissions and energy prices.
Read More “Approval of Snowy 2.0 will decimate Kosciuszko National Park”