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Wolli Creek Valley Autumn Walks

SUNDAY 29 MAY 8:00am – 12:30pm  Bexley North to Tempe  (Ute and Maggie) This will be a 5km walk from Bexley North to Tempe via the Wolli Creek Valley Walking Track. The walk will showcase some of the best bushland … Continue reading

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OCU: volunteers needed

for street display rehearsal on Sat May 1. 30 mins of your time to make sure it will work. Contact to get details. Commitment to display day itself sought separately.

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Petition hits 4,000!

Signatures at 25/4/21 stand at 4,003. A measure of just how widely this seemingly local issue has support. Thanks to all who have signed and worked to spread the message.

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OCU Campaign Update

OCU page and campaign Timeline updated. Links are and (Links to Heritage Order application and recent letters to Ministers noted in Timeline can be found via OCU page, at bottom).

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Inner West Council supports Wolli Creek Regional Park

Last night (9 March) Inner West Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of our call for the Minister for Water to review Sydney Water’s proposed location for its Odour Control Unit. See the InnerWest Council motion.

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Petition over 3,600; WCPS draws inconsistency of SEPP principles and OCU to attention of Ministers

For the inconsistencies see previous post. Letters to the Minster for Water and the Minister for Public Places drawing attention to them are at 210307 ltr to Pavey and 210307 ltr to Stokes.

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3,500 and rising. OCU breaches SEPP Principles

Petition signatures passed 3,500 this morning, 3 March. Planning Minister Stokes has issued a draft SEPP with five principles to guide planning of public places – the OCU breaches 4 of them and probably 5 if no. 5 could be … Continue reading

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OCU petition at 3,414 on 24 Feb

This follows the beginning of our handout campaign at local railway stations – more volunteers needed!

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Letter to Minister Pavey 19 Feb

WCPS has sent a letter to the Minister for Water Melinda Pavey again asking her to intervene to prevent the appalling OCU decision by Sydney Water being implemented. Text of letter to Pavey

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New OCU Press Release as petition passes 3,200 on Feb 15

We have begun a rolling program of flyer handouts at various locations, following on from our letter boxing efforts. Total signatures passed 3,200 and a new press release was issued: OCUMedia release 210215. Here’s a copy of the OCU DL FLYER

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  • Bat night | Leonora Long said 6 years ago: [...] is also bat day. The Wolli Creek Preservation Society counts grey-headed flying foxes in the Wolli Creek Valley once a month. In May the kids ... » Bat counting