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UNESCO worried about Warragamba Dam wall
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is concerned that plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall in NSW could have "negative impacts" on the...
Warragamba Dam documentary to be shown in Springwood and Mt Victoria
A documentary revealing what’s at stake if the raising of the Warragamba Dam wall goes ahead, will be shown in Springwood on February 16....
Raising NSW dam wall 'good for developers'
A property in flood-prone land west of Sydney more than tripled in value after the NSW government announced its plan to raise Warragamba...
Blue Mountains Council opposes Warragamba Dam wall raising
Blue Mountains Council has formally opposed the NSW government’s plan to raise Warragamba Dam by 14 metres, which will flood parts of the...
Rallying the troops to crank up Warragamba Dam campaign
The campaign against the raising of the Warragamba Dam wall has stepped up a notch, with more than 20 events planned in coming...
Dam lies and dodgy facts
The NSW Government is feeling the pressure and has responded by publishing a flyer full of lies about raising Warragamba Dam wall. The...
Warragamba plan a 'sad state of affairs'
A former NSW government official has described the treatment of national parks under a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam as...
Threatened bird at risk of NSW dam wall
Another threatened species has been found in the same area which could be flooded under the NSW government's plan to raise Warragamba Dam...
Bushwalkers bare all to stop proposed Warragamba Dam wall raising
More than 20 bushwalkers have bared all to support a community group objecting to the proposed raising of Warragamba Dam wall.
Warragamba Dam wall-raising forum draws interest
The proposed raising of the Warragamba Dam wall is one of the biggest issues facing Macarthur voters this election.
NSW great wilderness area at risk: expert
It's described as one of Australia's greatest wilderness areas but a wildlife expert warns the "biodiversity wonderland" could be destroyed by a plan...
Warragamba dam: NSW government urged by own advisory panel to reconsider plan
The New South Wales government is being urged by its own advisory panel to reconsider its plan to raise the Warragamba dam wall,...
Blue Mountains' heritage listing at risk
The Blue Mountains' world heritage listing could be threatened by a NSW government plan to raise Warragamba Dam wall.
Blue Mountains' world heritage significance 'at risk' under plan to raise dam wall, warns conservation group
The Blue Mountains are listed among Machu Picchu and the pyramids in world heritage significance — but that could be at risk, a...
'Significant impacts': Federal government issues Warragamba wall alert
The Berejiklian government's controversial plan to raise the height of the Warragamba dam is likely to have "significant impacts" on threatened species in...
Warning proves prescient over Sydney's hunger for housing
Answer me honestly. Does this sound like careful legislative process to you? Or does it sound like suspicious and indecent haste?
Greens warn of 'Franklin' campaign against Warragamba dam wall raising
The NSW Greens say a public campaign echoing the successful rescue of Tasmanian rivers from damming in the 1980s is needed to preserve...
'First salvo': Lines drawn as battle over raising Warragamba Dam begins
A multi-year fight has begun over the Berejiklian government's plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall amid claims opponents are risking hundreds of...
'An appalling attack': NSW Labor to oppose plan to raise Warragamba dam wall
New South Wales Labor will oppose plans to raise the wall of Warragamba dam, saying the government is pandering to developers at the...