Dharawal National Park

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Body found in Dharawal National Park

A BODY believed to be that of a missing Woonona man has been found near Appin. Whilst the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of a 52-year-old man, who was last seen leaving a Woonona home last Thursday (March 14) in a blue sedan. The blue sedan was … Continue reading

Missing Woonona man’s car found in bushland

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to find missing Woonona man, Ronald Quirk. Mr Quirk, aged 52, was last seen by a family member leaving a home on Cotterill Avenue, Woonona, in a blue sedan, about 4pm last Thursday (March 14 2019). Wollongong police were notified the same day and commenced an investigation. Mr Quirk … Continue reading

Explore Dharawal this weekend

THE secrets of the State’s newest national park will be revealed on Saturday when a community celebration is held at Dharawal. State MP for Heathcote Lee Evans has encouraged residents to come and explore Dharawal National Park at a community celebration. To mark the historic occasion Mr Evans has produced a commemorative booklet which will … Continue reading

Have your say on Dharawal

OVER a million dollars has been set aside by the NSW Government for improvements to Dharawal National Park, including an enhanced entrance off Appin Road and a loop track to Madden’s Falls. The community have been invited to have their say in the management of the newly created national park. The existing plan of management … Continue reading

Thousands of hectares dedicated as national park

THE 6,500 hectare Dharawal National Park has been officially dedicated. The national park will indefinitely preserve the area’s unique biodiversity, including several endangered species and Sydney’s largest surviving koala population. It will also protect a large number of Aboriginal rock art and significant cultural sites.  The listing also has a “no depth restriction”, meaning the … Continue reading

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