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Protest group brings their mining concerns to Cataract Dam

OVER 40 people visited Cataract Dam on Sunday to raise concern over what they claim is mining-related damage in the surrounding water catchment. The convoy, organised by Protect Our Water Alliance (POWA), comes as two coal mines, Russell Vale Colliery and Mt Kembla’s Dendrobium, seek NSW State Government approval for expansions, despite mounting community concern … Continue reading

Looking Back history feature: Bulli Mountain’s Cataract City

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Cataract City 1905 By MICK ROBERTS © Cataract City’s main street 1905 WORK on constructing the Cataract Dam, 10kms west of Bulli, was well underway to supply water to a thirsty Sydney in 1905. A temporary township, with a daily garbage collection service and environmental safeguards well ahead of its…

Looking Back history feature: The Uptons and fishing ‘The Cataract’

Originally posted on Looking Back:
Jack Upton at The Cataract in the 1940s. By MICK ROBERTS © FISHING The Cataract has been illegal for over a century but try telling that to the Upton family. Since the first Upton ventured into the district the family has built a proud heritage and tradition of fishing the rivers…

Fair Meadow man Cataract crash

A FAIRY Meadow man has been charged with high-range drink driving after crashing his car and returning a breath analysis reading of 0.304 on Picton Road on Thursday. Police were called to Picton Road, Cataract, about 11am following reports of a single vehicle crash. It appears a Toyota Hilux utility vehicle was being driven west … Continue reading

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