Madi Maclean, Senior Vice-President, Blue Mountains Conservation Society
This article was first printed in Hut News Issue 398 December 2021. Thanks to BMCS for permission to reprint the article.
Cheers, tears and a storm of emails erupted in celebration within the Society when, on Saturday 13 November, the NSW government at last announced the creation of a new Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area (SCA).
The announcement came in a joint media release from the Premier, Dominic Perrottet, Environment Minister and Treasurer, Matt Kean and Deputy Premier and local MP, Paul Toole.
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Janine Kitson, Gardens of Stone Alliance
Over 100 guests came together to celebrate the coal mining unionists and environmentalists Vernon Moffitt (1924-2001) and Joyce Moffitt (1930-1999) at the Lithgow State Heritage Mine Park on Sunday 30 June, 2019.
Read More “Celebration for Lithgow’s Future”
Janine Kitson, NPA Member
In December 2018 unionists and environmentalists came together to celebrate Joyce Moffitt (1930-1999) and Vern Moffitt (1924-2001), past members of the NPA who were pivotal in establishing NPA’s Bathurst Branch.
Read More “Unionists and Environmentalists Celebrate NPA Members Joyce and Vern Moffitt”
Janine Kitson, Vice President, Colong Foundation for Wilderness
Spectacular rock formations, ever changing with the light, ragged outlines towering against the endless Australian sky.
Read More “Gardens of Stone – the other Blue Mountains”