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Environmental groups welcome move but want freeze on mining expansion until review is final

Coalmining in Sydney’s drinking water catchment will be scrutinised by water experts, the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment has announced.

Enviroment groups, which have been warning for years of the impact of coalmining on drinking water welcomed the move but called for a moratorium on any expansion of mining activity until the conclusion of the review. 356 more words

New South Wales

11CP3/65/100-3 3.7V 3-cell Australia SONY notebook computer original battery

Higher capacity 11CP3/65/100-3 batteries, SONY 11CP3/65/100-3 3.7V 3-cell notebook computer batteries
  • Battery Voltage: 3.7V
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OTD in 1840, the transporation of British prisoners to the colony of New South Wales was abolished.

The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia’s Founding by Robert Hughes is a history of the birth of Australia out of the suffering and brutality of… 85 more words

Non-fiction

Wildlife of Australia

Scotland will always be my first home, and New Zealand my second, but being lucky enough to have it on my doorstep, I have visited Australia often and fondly consider it a third home. 1,286 more words

Travel

Dog Friendly, Blue Mountains NSW

The Blue Mountains NSW west of Sydney with its four national parks including the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park, Wollemi National Park, Garden of Stones National Park and Turon National Park is a popular tourist destination with people coming from all over Australia and the world to bushwalk. 3,102 more words

Pets Traveling

Whistling kite nest 4 2018

Here is a link to some backstory, then I’m going to write about this year’s whistling kite nesting to see if it’s successful.

Saturday 14 April 2018… 160 more words

Kimberley Jane Pryor

White-bellied Sea-Eagle nest 1 2018

Wednesday 7 February 2018

I have walked past the nest several times this year without seeing or hearing the sea-eagles. This afternoon I heard them honking quite urgently in the trees further in than the nest. 221 more words

Kimberley Jane Pryor