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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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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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Wolli Bluff Under Threat, Action Needed!

We urgently need people to contact the Minister for Water, Property and Housing, Melinda Pavey, and others about the location of proposed new Sydney Water infrastructure – an Odour Control Unit (OCU) – near the SWOOS (South West Ocean Outfall … Continue reading

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Public Meeting re Priority Precinct – Monday July 17, 7 pm, CECAL hall, Lewins St. opp. Earlwood Coles carpark

WCPS is holding a public meeting to air and share concerns about the Government’s Turrella/Bardwell Park/Earlwood Priority Precinct proposal.   7pm Mon 17 July  at the CECAL (Canterbury Earlwood Caring Association Ltd.) hall in Lewins St. Earlwood, opposite the Earlwood … Continue reading

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Turrella/Bardwell Park/Earlwood declared a Priority Precinct

A June 1, 2017, a press release from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment identified  Turrella, Bardwell Park, and Earlwood as one of its 15 Priority Precincts for development. See these links to the Department’s website for their opening … Continue reading

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Christmas presents for WCPS – Bexley North ‘Western Gateway’ bushland slated to be transferred from RMS by end Feb. 2017

Finally, some good news about the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS)-owned bushland at the Bexley North end of the Valley (the ‘Western Gateway’ to the Two Valley Trail (TVT).   For more info. see our December 2016 press release

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