22nd April EARTH DAY     Invest in Our Planet – What will you do?

This is the moment to change it all — the business climate, the political climate, and how we take action on climate. Now is the time for the unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods.

For Earth Day 2022, we need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably). It’s going to take all of us. All in. Businesses, governments, and citizens — everyone accounted for, and everyone accountable. A partnership for the planet. Change starts with action https://www.earthday.org/take-action-now/


23rd April 10.00am – 12.30pm      Biodiversity Bushwalk – 10kms out of Mudgee, medium difficulty, off the beaten track and up the hill (the views are worth it!) Hosted by Watershed Landcare

Visit a spectacular regenerating property with amazingly diverse vegetation! Hear about the conservation goals. Walk along the creek and hillside – lots to explore – goannas, wombats, kangaroos, and even a dunnart have been spotted at this unique place. Morning tea provided, please BYO everything else: mug for tea/coffee and a thermos of hot water if you can. Wear good footwear and long pants. Limited spaces, RSVP essential. Register here https://watershedlandcare.com.au/events/#!event/2022/4/23/biodiversity-bush-walk


24th April 2pm     Quiz your local Candidates

All candidates for the seat of Calare have been invited to come together to share their responses to questions which impact our local area in the lead up to the Federal election.

Where: Mudgee Uniting Church, 87 Mortimer St, Mudgee (opposite Woollies)

All welcome: Booking/ RSVP is appreciated but not essential https://events.humanitix.com/quiz-your-local-candidates-for-calare?_ga=2.105464714.828450243.1650249166-1240123246.1650249166


27th April 10.30am     Tell Toole to ‘Can the Coal expansion plan’

Where: Bathurst office Deputy Premier, Paul Toole:  229 Howick St Bathurst

Who: Chris Gambian CEO Nature Conservation Council, Nic Clyde Lock the Gate, community representatives from Central West and beyond.

What: A rally to highlight A safe climate = No New Coal

Why: Paul Toole is Minister for Mining, key decision-maker on a number of large coal expansions in the region;

Threat of new areas opening up for mining eg at Wollar, further threatening the small community;

Everyone is under threat from extreme weather events and climate change;

Central West Renewable Energy Zone is providing regional jobs and new energy generation.

Follow up: Lunch and meeting with Chris and Nic at the Victoria Hotel (3 Keppel St) from 12 noon

RSVP: rosemary.hadaway@gmail.com  or 0411755682. We will arrange carpooling if possible. Bring some friends!