Concern for the Macquarie Marshes

The beautiful Macquarie Marshes are irreplaceable. This stunning natural feature is on the Ramsar List as a wetland of international significance. The Marshes hold important cultural sites for the Wailwan People. The ecosystem is unique and a vital breeding site for migratory birds. Plans to build a massive new super […]

ABC Central West reports: ‘The Drip’ incomplete protection

FROM ABC CENTRAL WEST FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ abccentralwest/posts/ 3469880096365483 Protection has been secured for a rock formation of Aboriginal significance near Mudgee. The NSW Government has announced 33 hectares, which are home to ‘The Drip’, have been compulsory acquired from mining company Moolarben Coal. The Energy and Environment Minister Matt Kean […]

Imrie thesis published, but ‘it doesn’t stop here’

https://www.mudgeeguardian.com.au/story/6899025/imrie-thesis-on-goulburn-river-the-drip-published-but-it-doesnt-stop-here/ Upon the publication of her study of the Goulburn River, Julia Imrie hopes that her seven years of work has provided a valuable resource for the future management of the complex ecosystem that includes The Drip Gorge. As the title suggests, ‘Changing Land Use in an Uncertain Climate: Impacts […]

Why the delay? What is going on?

MDEG is greatly concerned at the delay in the handover of land on the Goulburn River at “The Drip” Ulan near Mudgee to National Parks Wildlife Service, to become a State Conservation Area. Recently we wrote to many MPs seeking their support in resolving this long-standing matter. Here is what […]