Royal National Park

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Parks remain closed with total fire ban today

A STATE wide total fire ban has been declared for today (Saturday) due to forecast hot, dry and windy conditions. Although a southerly change and heavy cloud cover has kept temperatures down, the Royal National Park will remain closed. The total fire ban will remain in place until midnight January 12. The Bureau of Meteorology … Continue reading

Thousands of cyclists converge on local roads

TEN thousand cyclists are set to tackle the Sydney to Wollongong 90km stretch today (Sunday) with the aim of raising funds in support of people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Motorists are advised to avoid Lawrence Hargrave Drive with thousands of cyclists expected to cause delays. * Royal National Park (Waterfall and Otford): The McKell … Continue reading

Police investigating national park crash

POLICE are conducting investigations into what caused three cars to crash in the Royal National Park on Saturday night. About 11:25pm three cars were travelling east along Sir Betram Stevens Drive and navigating a sharp bend when they all lost control, left the road and crashed into trees. Police and paramedics attended the scene and … Continue reading

Guided walk to Kellys Falls this weekend

THE Wollongong Botanic Garden is hosting two workshops this Saturday. The first is a workshop where participients will learn about the birds of the Illawarra, facilitated by Martin Potter from the Illawarra Birders group. The workshop will be held at the Botanic Garden in the Discovery Centre and will include a presentation in the centre … Continue reading

Conference on coal seam gas mining

PEOPLE across the Illawarra will come together on Sunday to hear from experts – on hydrology, jobs and economy, legal rights, the local approvals – learn practical skills and map out the way forward for the campaign to stop coal seam gas (CSG) in the Illawarra. CSG exploration licences extend from the Royal National Park … Continue reading

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