Ashley Love , NPA Coffs Harbour Branch and Dailan Pugh OAM, North East Forest Alliance
The Federal Court of Australia made a consent determination in 2007 recognising the Githabul People’s Native Title rights and interests over 1,120 km2, in 9 National Parks and 13 State Forests, in the headwaters of the Richmond and Clarence Rivers in north-east NSW.
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Alix Goodwin, Chief Executive Officer, National Parks Association of NSW
In November 2017, Alix gave the following presentation at the National Parks 50:50 Forum hosted by Labor MP Penny Sharpe, at Parliament House
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Alix Goodwin, CEO National Parks Association of NSW
National parks in NSW are managed and protected by dedicated and skilled staff and contractors of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). While to many this sounds like a dream job, it is one that comes with serious risks.
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NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Earlier this year, lightning peppered the Blue Mountains sparking about a year’s worth of bushfires in just one week. The remarkable skills, experience and sheer hard work of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) firefighters and their colleagues helped prevent these from becoming another of the infamous ‘black fire days’ that lace Australia’s history.
Read More “When lightning crashes in the forest, the NPWS is there.”