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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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Press Release – ‘Western Gateway’ bushland: WCPS response to ALP’s move to have land transferred at Bexley North

In mid October 2016  the ALP announced it was intending to introduce legislation into the NSW Parliament to transfer land at Bexley North, currently still owned by the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS), to the NPWS, to add to the … Continue reading

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Wolli bushland still under threat from New M5/Westconnex

On Sept. 7 (National Threatened Species Day!) and Sept. 8 2016, the Critically Endangered Cooks River Castlereagh Ironbark Forest bushland at Beverly Grove, Kingsgrove in the upper Wolli creek Valley was substantially destroyed for the New M5. Now, on top … Continue reading

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New M5 EIS – submissions due Friday 29/1/16. Please make a submission

The WCPS  opposes the construction of the New M5/WestConnex. We encourage everyone who cares about our environment, the health of many people in our population who will be affected by the emissions stacks, the enormous disruption to people’s lives, and … Continue reading

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The M5 part of WestCONnex is in the pipeline!

Help stop the “New M5”! Make your voice heard! Make a submission by Friday 31 July 2015, 5pm. Continue reading

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Abnormal mushrooms found near Turrella M5E emission stack

In May 2015 a survey by the Sydney Fungal Studies Group discovered fungi affected by Rosecomb – a diesel-induced developmental abnormality. The fungi was located in bushland near the current M5E Turrella emission stack – see Rosecomb press release   There … Continue reading

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Save Wolli Creek bushland – protest rally Sat 14 March

  The western gateway to the Wolli Creek bushland could be destroyed by WestConnex. So join us this Saturday 14 March at 3:30pm (sharp) and add your voice to the protest. It’s only for half an hour but it could … Continue reading

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WestConnex threatens Wolli bushland. How will it affect you?

Public meeting Wednesday 25 Feb 2015 7:30 – 9:00pm   Will houses go? How many new emission stacks? What’s the latest plan? What alternatives are there? Where do local candidates stand? Senior Citizens Hall, cnr Homer St and Hartill-Law Ave, Earlwood. Admission free. … Continue reading

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