National Parks Association makes news! - Archive

Press releases are included in this archive for the interest of members and others. Journalists are free to take whatever they need from here, however they are encouraged to contact Andrew Cox at the NPA State Council office to receive future media releases directly as they are issued. Current media releases are here. News that is not in the form of a media release will probably appear in the next edition of the National Parks Journal

Note from webmaster: This list is reasonably complete for the period covered. Not all of the following pages are linked so you may need to use your [BACK] button to get back to this page. Pages are listed here in date order with the newest at the top. News on the campaign to save what is left of the South Coast Forests is here.


More recent media releases are here

OPENING STATEMENT TO SOUTHERN FOREST REGION NEGOTIATIONS (3 November 1999)

Southern Forests Negotiations Government + Logging Industry - Is The Fix In? (31 October 1999)

Tuckey Gets Wood Splinters Export Woodchip Licences Extended (27 October 1999)

Woodchipper's Timetable for Southern Forests: Conservationists Say No (22 October 1999)

NATIONAL PARK LINK AT TERREY HILLS MUST NOT BE SOLD: ABORIGINAL LAND COUNCIL ASKED TO ACT IN SPIRIT OF RECONCILIATION (10 September 1999)

TAMWORTH PUBLIC MEETING TO OPPOSE LOGGING AND BURNING OF WESTERN WOODLANDS FOR CHARCOAL (4 September 1999)

City Protest By North Shore Horseriders: Just Horsing Around with $200,000 of Taxpayers Money? (3 September 1999)

EDEN FOREST AGREEMENT A USELESS PIECE OF PAPER (26 August 1999)

New Forest Parks for South Coast: Bob Carr and Wilson Tuckey On Notice (12 August 1999)

Ku-ring-gai National Park Horseriding Disgrace: Horses in Mud Bath or Is it Pigs? (23 July 1999)

RARE HONEYEATER THREATENED BY MASSIVE LOGGING OF WESTERN WOODLANDS (20 July 1999)

NORTH EAST FORESTS PARKS SABOTAGED - PREMIER UNDERMINED BY STATE FORESTS (8 July 1999)

NORTH EAST FOREST DEAL BROKEN - STATE FORESTS ATTACKS OLD GROWTH (8 July 1999)

WESTERN FORESTS TO BURN FOR CHARCOAL - MALLEE FOWL REFUGE TARGETED (2 July 1999)

Environment funding in NSW Budget - don’t break your promise (5 June 1999)

NSW BEGINS CATCH UP IN INTERNATIONAL WETLANDS PROTECTION (More good news, 14 May 1999)

Welcome to new minister (8 April 1999)

Grose Valley Canyon Country Protected (Good news! 10 March 1999)

ELECTION CANDIDATES FACE TEST OF CONSERVATION CREDENTIALS ON NATIONAL PARKS (3 March 1999)

Barraba Track: Decision Opens New Horizons (19 November 1998)

Bob Carr's New Forestry Law: Old Growth and Wilderness Forests Sacrificed, Rural Communities Threatened (19 November 1998)

State Forests Above The Law: Logging Vandals Let Loose By Premier (13 November 1998)

North East Forests Decision: Carr Abandons Promises to Save The Forests (12 November 1998)


More Forest News: NSW FOREST PEACE CRACKS Conservationists Fight Attack on Southern Wilderness Area


Wingecarribee Swamp Disaster, we don't like to say we told you so, but ..... THREAT TO WATER SUPPLY, Expert Report - Peat Mining Cause of Disaster - Minister for Mining Castigated


Forest Progress? Some current media releases: NPA 28 October 1998, NPA 29 October, NPA 31 October, South East Forest Alliance


Environment Minister Shoots Down National Park Peace Deal: Western Sydney Conservationists Outraged (June 1998)

Wingecarribee Wetland Supporters Day - 17 May 1998

Wingecarribee Swamp Peat Mining: Unprecedented Conservation Order Stops Mining (25 March 1998)

Sydney Harbour Defence Sites: Transfer NPA Backs Premier (25 March 1998)

Port Macquarie National Park Extensions: Good Move Pam Allan

Conservationists "Hands On" in Forest Assessments:
Biodiversity Survey on NSW South Coast for new National Park

North Head Bandicoots: Pam Allan Interferes for Developers

North Head Bandicoots: David Holds Off Goliath - Manly Council Crucial Decision

North Head Bandicoots: Bulldozers Poised - Community Alert

Holsworthy Dropped: One Down, One to Go

Crown Land Development and Coastal Policy More Reserves and Less Sprawl - Protect Key Areas

WATER REFORM OVERDUE

Holsworthy National Estate Listing: What a Beaut Decision !

North Head Bandicoots Must Be Saved Community Hopes Rest On Environment Minister Pam Allan

Hong Kong to China ? - North Head To The Developers?

Critical Meeting on Future of North Head - Public Urged to Attend

QUEENSLAND WATER MINISTER SNUBS NSW RIVER CRISIS MEETING

NPA Supports 4WD Ban In Yuraygir NP - Little Terns Endangered At Station Creek

Swamp Inquiry Exposes Mines Department Bias - Mining Leases "Expected" To Be Renewed

North Head Bandicoots - Last Stand Against Church Development

Berowra Valley Bulldozer Blockade - New Regional Park Under Threat

Forest Parks Countdown, the job's not done, Mr. Carr

Aboriginals used as latest excuse for giant land grab

Parliament: the Environment Front Line

Marine Parks Decision No Mining: Standoff Between Fishing and Conservation Resolved?

Strife in Wingecarribee Wetlands: Critical Decision By National Parks and Wildlife Service on Peat Mining Fight

What a Great Mix Conservation + Ethnic Community + Senior Citizens

Wallis Lake Cannot Be Fixed Without Coastal Policy: More Disasters Inevitable

Wedderburn Koalas : Landmark Decision By Minister

Bush Clearance Farmers are Wrong

World Wetlands Day - Water off a Duck’s Back?

Message To John Howard: Hands off NSW Parks and Forests

Aboriginal Reconciliation threatened by Govt Bill


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