Murrumbidgee - Ginninderra Gorges National Park: Information Note 20

Hi All

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has issued a preliminary assessment on the potential acquisition of three parcels of land in the vicinity of the Murrumbidgee River corridor and Ginninderra Creek confluence. A summary of this report is now on our website - Summary of property assessment conducted by National Parks and Wildlife Service at Ginninderra Falls  - and I have included a copy of the text below.

On the WIN News 20 November 2013, Dr Chris Watson stressed this area in NSW is of such outstanding value to present and future regional communities that it must remain a proscribed area of rural land. He restated the need for a cross-border working group to be formed to work out all the necessary details. As noted in the NSW Government report:

The Ginninderra Falls AOI [Area of Interest] contains significant scenic as well as natural and heritage values. The AOI has a range of recreational opportunities for the increasing population of the ACT and Yass Valley Council areas. Establishment of any reserve would require significant commitment from the NSW, ACT and local governments, the community and potentially private enterprise.

Don’t forget our 2013 Christmas Gathering at Strathnairn Arts Centre and Shepherds Lookout on Sunday 1 December 2013.

Cheers,

Darryl Seto
for the Ginninderra Falls Assoc Committee

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Security
541739682Click/tap this sequence: 6789

Website designed by Darryl Seto with setup funding from the Belconnen Community Council. The copyright for most of the material here will be held by the person or group who provided the material, otherwise © Ginninderra Falls Association Inc.

For details about us see our Committee, the Constitution and Privacy Policy. To help Join in the Discussion.

All feedback and suggestions for improvement welcome.