Sep 20, 2017

Our green spaces left to the wolves

The NSW government is abandoning the public need for national parks when we need them most, writes former head of Prime Minister and Cabinet John Menadue.

The new squatters on public land are being given a leg-up as they were in the 19th century to seize and occupy public land. By deliberately underfunding National Parks, commercial-friendly governments are putting commercial interests ahead of the public interest. 

Our early wealthy and powerful squatters forced indigenous people off the land they had occupied for tens of thousands of years. The new squatters are taking over more and more of our public land -- national parks, botanic gardens and public reserves.

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4 thoughts on “Our green spaces left to the wolves

  1. graybul

    GRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr . . . . . . . .

    Why is it WE the people are constantly required to fight the Politicians and Public Servants . . . YES, those appointed to SERVE us????? Fund the bloody Parks adequately. With OUR taxes and for the future of OUR children and future generations YOU devious bastards.

  2. klewso

    ….. McIntyre-Darling rivers …. donors …. NSW …. Limited News Party government? Is there a pattern here…. if I could only find it?

  3. bushby jane

    Melbourne is gradually selling off its ‘green wedges’ to developers too.

  4. AR

    Causation is not correlation?

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