Sydney Region

Humpback whale and Sydney skyline

Contact: David Stead (President) 


Meetings: Monthly. All welcome. NPA Office, Suite 1.07, 55 Miller St, Pyrmont

About Sydney Region Branch

Our Branch covers the Inner West, The Hills District, Eastern Suburbs, Parramatta, North Shore, Outer West, Northern Beaches, Hawkesbury District, Northern Districts, and Blue Mountains. We also work with other branches on issues of common interest.

Branch members participate in our bushwalking program and take part in special interest groups that cover a wide range of interests:

  • Environmental Book Club
  • Bush Regeneration
  • Urban Bushland
  • Marine Conservation
  • Friends of Kosciuszko
  • Management of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
  • Stop Warragamba Dam flooding the Blue Mountains

Please let us know what interests you.


Sydney Region Conservation Conversations

Connect with NPA members and friends in stimulating conservation talks that celebrate our natural world and inspire new ways to experience our country. Join friends, connect with old friends and make new friends as we learn from the experts and each other.

Thur 19th November 2020, 6.00 – 7.30pm, Online meeting – save the date. Please register your interest by email to, along with any suggestions for topics of interest to help with planning next years’ program. 

Environmental Book Club

The NPA environmental book club is a place for members to discuss and gain a deeper understanding of the natural environment. At our friendly gatherings we discuss books with an environmental theme and shares ideas.  Next meeting is on  Wed 21 October, 6-7:30 pm online.  Please register by email to as only confirmed attendees will be able to access the online session.


The bushwalking program is in full swing with interesting local walks across the Sydney basin, Blue Mountains and beyond. With something for everyone, from short walks to overnight or multi-night experiences, it’s a great way to explore NSW, meet new people and find new amazing natural places. The walk program and details can be found at

Bush Regeneration Walk

Join us for a morning of bush regeneration on 18 October 2020. Meeting at 7:30am, we will take a short walk to access the site in Deep Creek, Narrabeen Lakes, focussing on removal of Watsonia meriana ‘Bulbillifera’, the South Africa bulge lily. We are limited to 20 participants, so be quick to register. Please contact Conny Harris (activity leader) at or 0432 643 295.

Do you have bushland in your area in need of regeneration? Let us know by emailing

Urban Bushland 

If you are interested in seeing an increase in urban bushland, please register your interest by emailing

Marine Conservation: 

Marine parks share the same essential purpose as our national parks, nature reserves and regional parks- to safeguard our most powerful legacy to future generations, a diverse, sustainable and resilient environment. Our marine conservation special interest group will be spreading the work about the benefits of protecting a healthy marine environment. 

Contact David Stead