Month: March 2015

State Election 2015 – Seat of Heathcote Candidate Responses

We wrote to all candidates for the seat of Heathcote asking: Q1 Do you support Sutherland Shire Council’s offer of 8.5 hectares of upland swamp and bushland at the south of Spring Gully, Bundeena, for addition to the Royal National

Protecting Community Land

The former Scout land, Spring Gully, was marked as a “Recreation Area” on the land sale map of the Pacific Waters Estate (south-east Bundeena ) in 1963. The land was donated to the Scouts Association for use as a camping ground.

National Parks Association Article, February 2015.

This article appeared in the National Parks Association Southern Sydney Branch Newsletter No. 109, Autumn 2015. [Note: we have added additional photos for your enjoyment.] Jibbon Hill Lands (Former Night Soil Depot), Bundeena. Sutherland Shire Council has resolved to hand over

Status Update – State Election 2015

Former Scout Land – 5.6 hectares of bushland and wetland. Sutherland Shire Council recommends the former Scout land be acquired for addition to the Royal National Park. Council states there is little prospect for development without causing unacceptable environmental impacts. The