2016 Federal Election – Candidates for Banks

A questionnaire was sent by Oatley Flora & Fauna Conservation Society to 3 candidates for the seat of Banks to gain insight into candidates’ position and/or opinion on a variety of environmental issues before the coming election.

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New proposed legislation threat to Biodiversity

The NSW Government has drafted legislation that will weaken protection for biodiversity in our state. The titles of the legislation – Biodiversity Conservation Bill and Local Land Services Amendment Bill are misleading and obscure their true purpose.

The bills

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Longwall Coal Mining is Jeopardising Water Supply

cordeaux 239 people participated on our Picnic at Cordeaux dam on 1/5/16 to protest about environmentally damaging longwall coal mining projects in the Metropolitan Drinking Water catchments.  Most of those were members of Oatley Flora and Fauna who

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Committee member Matt Allison wins Banks Volunteer Award

Matt Allison is passionate about caring for the natural environment and has contributed much to our organisation.

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Oatley Historic Walk

On Sunday 3 April we (about 6 but grew to 9) commenced our walk in the Povelli Café and Deli with the large photos on the wall. We discussed James Oatley’s Sydney history before reading the words on the plaque opposite the Clock. Walking through

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Planning Workshop

All members are encouraged to attend this important meeting to discuss future directions of the society in 5 Key areas.
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Clean-up Australia Day 2016

On Sunday 6th March, 40 people registered at Jinna Reserve South Peakhurst for the OFF Clean-up activity. Numbers from the Society were boosted by a contingent from Mortdale Girl Guides

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Scarborough to Thirroul

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On 27th February, 20 OFF members and friends enjoyed a very pleasant walk along the lovely south coast from Scarborough to

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Dollarbirds in Lime Kiln Bay

Recently Dollarbirds were photographed in Lime Kiln Bay. It is good reflection on the richness and good habitat that Lime Kiln Bay provides that these birds continue to use the area and successfully raise

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OFF Annual Dinner – 19 May 2016

OFF ANNUAL DINNER will be held at Macquarie Function Centre Mortdale on Thursday 19 May 2016

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