Frensham Controversial Bush Cabins

Blog Frensham Controversial Bush Cabins Case in Land and Environment Court relisted for March 2022 Artist : Harold Cazneaux (New Zealand; Australia, b.1878, d.1953) How do we talk about Frensham? Watching Frensham School for girls tear itself apart over the controversial bush cabin development application involving destruction of 249 trees, platypus inhabited creek banks and …

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Open Letter to Frensham Board of Governors

Leading environment experts and leaders in the Southern Highlands are calling on the Frensham Board of Governors to abandon its DA for bush cabins in the critically endangered community in the Lower Holt.   Representative of Australian Wildlife Society, Wildlife carers, Bushcare groups, Wombatised, Birdlife Southern Highlands, WinZero and Australian Native Plants Society,  amongst others. signed an Open Letter addressed to the Frensham Board of Governors. Click here …

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Earl St Development

Objection to DA 21/2058 (5 Earl Street, Bowral, Strata Title Subdivision)  Background Mount Gibraltar is an iconic landmark of special significance and is also the highest point between Sydney and Canberra. Mount Gibraltar Reserve was listed on the State Heritage Register by the NSW Heritage Council in December 2013, for both its Endangered Ecological Communities and …

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WinZero May RoundUp

It has been a very busy period since the last Newsletter as we have been consolidating our relationships with our wide-ranging networks, preparing a variety of planning submissions and dealing with a number of governance issues.   The highlight for WinZero was being asked to introduce the Chief Executive Officer of the TrueGreen Group, Scott Taylor, to the …

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ReGreening of the Wingecarribee River

By Lyndal Breen The more or less accidental building of the Buradoo to Berrima walking track opened up a substantial access along the river which has allowed both bush regeneration and also historical rediscoveries along the riverside.  Some history was close to being lost – my father, a keen local historian wrote in the 1980s …

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