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Harry Burkitt – Give a Dam

Harry Burkitt, from community group ‘Give a Dam’ discussed the NSW Government’s controversial plan to raise the height of the Warragamba dam. This is likely to have a significant impacts on threatened species in the Blue Mountains as well as potentially put the Blue Mountains in danger of losing its UNESCO status.

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Long Wall Mining in Sydney Water Catchment

On 27 April 2020  Aquatic Ecology Specialist Catherine Cunningham from Sydney Water shared her knowledge of long wall mining within Sydney’s water catchment areas and the potential impact on drinking water supply infrastructure. This is very timely as the NSW Government has recently approved the extension of coal mining under the Woronora reservoir. Please note: […]

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OFF meeting on Zoom

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we must conduct this meeting on-line. The meeting will be run using the video conference application Zoom, which you can download for free via this link: https://zoom.us/ or from the Google Play Store or from the App Store for Android and Apple devices.

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Covid-19 Crisis President’s message

General meetings and walks have been cancelled at least until June when the latest situation will be reviewed.

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Oatley Calendar 2021

OFF is calling for photos to be used in the 2021 calendar, highlighting natural images of Oatley and the Georges River. A limit of 5 entries per person is allowed with 1 photo per person published in the calendar. Entries should be taken within the Georges River Council area and emailed to OFF2021calendar@outlook.com with the […]