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Mining greed at irreversible costs

In the 1850s Australia was gripped by gold fever. ¬†When gold was found in the southern tablelands area around Braidwood, tiny villages and settlements suddenly boomed as miners, merchants and mercenaries arrived to seek their fortunes. One of these was … Continue reading

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Native forests: our natural heritage still under threat

Who shall describe the inexpressible tenderness and immortal life of the grim forest, where Nature, though it be mid-winter, is ever in her spring, where the moss-grown and decaying trees are not old, but seem to enjoy a perpetual youth; … Continue reading

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