Taking action in a vital year

What a busy, positive year has been concluded for Mudgee District Environment Group (MDEG). The group has been highlighting global issues by working locally since 1989. Its latest AGM was held on Sunday 29th March using the on-line format GoToMeeting. Chairperson Phyllis Setchell presented a report which included a detailed […]

The wide brown land for me

Dorothea Mackellar loved this country and shared her love in the iconic poem ‘My Country’…’A Stark white ring-barked forest, All tragic to the moon, The sapphire-misted mountains, The hot gold hush of noon.’ This challenging land and its many faces is beloved by us all. But how does that love […]

A new report says climate change, ‘inappropriate’ regulations and mine discharges a risk

Written by Joanne McCarthy Published in Newcastle Herald January 31, 2020. Read online: https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/6606030/the-drip-gorge-at-risk-after-groundwater-modelling-challenged/?cs=7573 A CHANGING climate, “inappropriate” mine discharge regulations and poor groundwater modelling could see the Goulburn River’s salinity reach a level where it challenges the Hunter River salinity trading scheme, a new report has found. The largest tributary […]