Water for Wildlife Report

A grant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was made to the society to support the costs of Water for Wildlife stations during the Australian Bushfire and Drought emergency. OFF worked with Greater Sydney Local Land Services (the project manager) and numerous local community groups to purchase, install and monitor water stations for native animals from January to June

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Parliamentary Community Recognition

The Society was recognised for its work  in protecting the environment for future generations on 17 June 2020 by Mark Coure Member for

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Scarborough Ponds Trail Kogarah to Ramsgate

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After the Government eased the restrictions on activities we were able to resume our activities program on 28th June.,The next activity on our program was Graham Fry’s walk exploring the Scarborough Wetlands at

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Moorebank Intermodal – Erik Rakowski

Next OFF speaker on Monday 27 at 7.30 pm will be Erik Rakowski from RAID* Moorebank will tell us about the proposed Moorebank Intermodal. This is a project to develop a huge import-export terminal

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Narrabri Gas Project – OFF submission to the Independent Planning Commission

It’s crunch time for north west NSW as the final decision is made on the Narrabri coal seam gas project. Help keep north west NSW gasfield free by making a submission to express your opposition to this destructive project. Submissions to the Independent Planning Commission are due by the 31st

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Good News on Local Environment Plan

The Georges River Council Local Planning Panel at the end of June voted unanimously to save the Foreshore Scenic Protection Area under the current Hurstville

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Keeping The West Alive – watch now on YouTube

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Supporting Western Sydney’s wildlife in an era of crisis. A presentation by Peter Ridgeway on the diverse range of projects that are helping wildlife survive against the pressures of land clearing, climate change and natural

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2021 Calendar Photo Competition

The Oatley Flora and Fauna 2021 Calendar Photo Competition; Oatley – Gem of the Georges River is on again. Time to get out in the great outdoors and capture some captivating flora, fauna and fabulous scenic photos.

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Anger at Proposed Changes to Foreshore Controls

Read submissions and St George and Sutherland Leader on concerns of community on proposed changes to foreshore controls contained in Georges River Council’s draft Local Environmental

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Harry Burkitt – Give a Dam

Harry Burkitt, from community group ‘Give a Dam’ discussed the NSW Government’s controversial plan to raise the height of the Warragamba dam. This is likely to have a significant impacts on threatened species in the Blue Mountains as well as potentially put the Blue Mountains in danger of losing its UNESCO

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