Preserving Our Heritage since 1968

The Hunters Hill Trust

The Hunters Hill Trust

Preserving Our Heritage since 1968

Cutting down trees: we’re watching

Source: SMH 3 Sept 2018

Source: treems.com

Hunters Hill Council has been successful in the Land and Environment court, winning cases against two Hunters Hill homeowners who together have been ordered to pay more than $150,000 for illegally cutting down trees in Barons Crescent and in Pains Road in 2016.  Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald.

2018-09-04T11:48:38+11:00September 3, 2018|

Save Moore Park’s trees

save Sydney’s trees

The deadline for the community to make a submission against Stage 1 of the NSW Government’s knockdown-rebuild proposal for Allianz Stadium is fast approaching.

Buried in hundreds of pages of technical reports submitted as part of the Government’s development applications are seriously concerning details – including the proposed removal of healthy trees, increased events and patronage which will impact on our access to Moore Park and inadequate plans to fix congestion.

Send your own submission by Wednesday 11 July or you can sign the save Moore Park petition here.

2021-05-14T18:38:46+11:00July 11, 2018|

Laws set to fast-track tree clearing in NSW

Source: Huntingtonpost.com Gone within our lifetime?  Image: Huffingtonpost.com

The NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act is set to fast-track land-clearing approvals in response to pressure from big agribusiness and a minority of landholders.

Before the election, Premier Baird committed to “enhancing the state’s biodiversity to benefit current and future generations” but the government is now weakening our nature protection laws.

You can add your name to the petition to NSW Government calling for key changes to the Biodiversity Conservation Bill:  Stand up for Nature petition

Without urgent action, many our species of native wildlife, including the koala, will become extinct within our lifetime. Without better approaches to land management, farmers will find it even harder to provide food and fibre sustainably in a hotter, drier climate.

A street protest will be held to call on the Prime Minister to intervene.

10:00am Monday 14th March, outside Malcolm Turnbull’s electoral office, corner of New South Head and Edgecliff Roads, Edgecliff.

2016-03-11T13:11:34+11:00March 9, 2016|
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