“Kelly’s Bush is a symbol of our lost land. Take away Kelly’s Bush and you take away one more assurance that, in man, is left a possibility for the future. The unborn Australian will ask for his birthright and be handed a piece of concrete”
Kylie Tennant, resident of Hunters Hill, author, historian and social justice advocate.
The Friends of Kelly’s Bush newsletter has been written by Liz Hinton for the Bushcare volunteers who work to regenerate the bushland at Kelly’s Bush that was saved for future generations by community action. The new online version is by Maureen Flowers and can be read here.
Tom Uren, Minister for Urban and Regional Development addressed the Hunters Hill Trust in 1975. Read his speech on the National Estate here
‘All governments owe a debt to voluntary organisations like the Hunters Hill Trust which work with dedication to guard and cherish this heritage’ Tom Uren
(photographs below from ‘The Battlers for Kelly’s Bush’ 1996 complied and edited by Pip Kalajzich)