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Blue Mountains City Council formally opposes the NSW Government’s proposal to raise Warragamba Dam allowing parts of the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains National Park to be flooded.
Give a Dam protest against the raising of Warragamba Dam wall - 9 June 2019
Hundreds marched in Katoomba on 9 June, 2019, to protest the raising of Warragamba Dam wall.
Blue Mountains Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, was interviewed at the rally. See coverage:
Pictured: Member for Blue Mountains Trish Doyle, Blue Mountains Mayor Mark Greenhill and Shadow Minister for Climate Change Adam Searle.
At the Ordinary Meeting on 29 January, 2019, Council endorsed the following recommendations:
1. That Council writes to the Premier of NSW, the Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP expressing opposition to the recent National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 Amendment allowing parts of the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains National Park to be flooded by the raising of Warragamba Dam wall;