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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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OCU Petition 3,000

The petition launched on Jan 20 has moved steadily past 3,000 today. This is a good result, but we need an overwhelming one, so let’s keep at it.

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OCU Campaign

Signatures at 2,600 on 2/2/21, as more organisations alert their members. Thanks this time to National Parks Association of NSW.

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Jack Mundey Award goes to….

Canterbury-Bankstown Council has instituted an annual Jack Mundey Environment and Heritage Award and the inaugural recipient was the Society’s own Peter Stevens. He says that it was really an award to the Society and the numerous people over several decades … Continue reading

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Campaign re Odour Control (OCU) Unit – Petition passes 2,000

Petition launched 20/01/2021; signatures at 17:30 26/01/2021: 2,012 Interim target raised to 3,000 as signatures keep rolling in.   This short video gives a summary of issues; the petition awaits your signature.    There is an article online in the St George Leader … Continue reading

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Covid 19 has affected some WCPS activities.

Unfortunately, we have had to suspend some of our usual activities such as our guided bush walks, kayak trips and our annual (March) Bat Watch Picnic during this time of the Covid 19 pandemic. We are able, with social distancing, … Continue reading

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Bat Watch Picnic, Friday March 6th, 2020

The Bat Watch Picnic is on again at Turrella Reserve, on Friday March 6th. Come and enjoy this fun and informative event with family and friends. BYO picnic and kids. See the  Bat Watch Picnic flyer 2020 for more details.

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Annual Dinner – Friday October 18, Scots Club, Arncliffe,

Associate Professor Dieter Hochuli will be our guest speaker this year, and will be addressing ‘The Vital Importance of Insects in Remnant Bushland’ This will be our 32nd Annual Dinner, and it will again this year be on at the … Continue reading

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