Category: Articles

Royal Coast Track Strategic Framework

The consulting firm TRC has been engaged to provide a strategic framework for the development of the tourism potential of the iconic coast walk in the Royal National Park. The framework report includes reference to the development of the “Bundeena

Scouts Announce Sale to Private Developer

It’s official and came as a surprise. The Scouts have agreed to sell the land to a developer who is proposing to build so -called “eco-tourism” accommodation on the site. The new owner outbid the local community’s offer, made through

Proposal for the Community Purchase of the Scout Land for Donation and Addition to the Royal National Park

Below is the text only version of the proposal made by the local community for purchase of the 5.6 hectare (14 acre) Scout land bushland in June 2013. Scout rejected the community’s proposal to purchase the land via the Foundation

Spring Gully as Illustrated in Childrens’ Book

Click images to enlarge. Local artist and childrens’ author, Leily Da Silva, featured a scene and poem about Spring Gully in her illustrated children’s book “Bundeena is a Wild Place”. The scene was inspired by the large Port Jackson fig

Purchase Update

The Spring Gully Protection Group has partnered with the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife to purchase the Scouts land for it to be added to the Royal National Park. We have the Foundation’s agreement to purchase the property through

National Parks Agreement

We have received some good news from the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife. The Office of Environment and Heritage (formerly the National Parks and Wildlife Service) have agreed,in principle, to accept management of the “Scout Land”. Should the Scouts

Information Flyer

We have put together a brief one page summary of the Spring Gully protection campaign with an aerial shot of the location and site photographs. Please download and print or email the information flyer to anyone you think might be

Local Community Notice

This is a copy of the notice letterbox dropped to neighbouring properties on 03/03/2013. As you probably know by now, Scouts Australia (NSW) have the ‘Boy Scout Camp’ property  for sale, listed with a local real estate agent. This 5.6