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  • Thursday, August 05, 2021 at 05:30 PM · 90 rsvps
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    Voices for Nature Podcast: Tipping Point

    Next week we will be tackling the extremely concerning development proposals to Kosciuszko National Park. The Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct proposal wants to: 

    • Increasing overnight accommodation in the park from 10,000 to 14,000 beds.   
    • Allowing helicopters flights into the ski fields.   
    • Expanding carparks and building new ones.    
    • Allowing vehicles onto iconic walking tracks.    
    • Artificially heating the waters at Yarrangobilly thermal pools.    

    Our panelists:

    Gary Dunnett
    Executive Officer of Policy, Campaign and Media at the National Parks Association

    Diedre Slattery
    Author and senior lecturer at LaTrobe University in Melbourne.

    Bob Debus
    Former NSW Environment Minister

  • Friday, February 09, 2024 at 05:30 PM
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    Cocktails, Controversy and Conservation

    What is ‘floodplain harvesting’? How does it impact rivers? Is the NSW Government about to repeat the tragic mistake of over-allocating water on our dry continent. 

    Hear from experts about the water crisis that devastated river communities and the environment.

    Our panelists:

    Maryanne Slattery, Director, Slattery and Johnson
    Maryanne was a Director at the Murray-Darling Basin Authority for 12 years. She is now a Director of Slattery and Johnson, a consultancy firm that is committed to helping people and communities adversely affected by the Murray-Darling Basin reforms.

    Bill Johnson, Director, Slattery and Johnson
    Bill is a former NSW environmental water manager who later became director of Northern Basin Engagement for the authority. Bill is now a Director of Slattery and Johnson.

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2030 at 05:30 PM
    Join us via Zoom or watch on Facebook live - RSVP to get the details

    Cocktails, Controversy and Conservation

    What is ‘floodplain harvesting’? How does it impact rivers? Is the NSW Government about to repeat the tragic mistake of over-allocating water on our dry continent. 

    Hear from experts about the water crisis that devastated river communities and the environment.

    Our panelists:

    Maryanne Slattery, Director, Slattery and Johnson
    Maryanne was a Director at the Murray-Darling Basin Authority for 12 years. She is now a Director of Slattery and Johnson, a consultancy firm that is committed to helping people and communities adversely affected by the Murray-Darling Basin reforms.

    Bill Johnson, Director, Slattery and Johnson
    Bill is a former NSW environmental water manager who later became director of Northern Basin Engagement for the authority. Bill is now a Director of Slattery and Johnson.

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