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Helena and Aurora Range - a jewel in the Great Western Woodlands

18 June, 2015
The Helena Aurora Range is a jewel in the Great Western Woodlands. But this ancient range - one of WA's most significant biodiversity assets - is under imminent threat of being destroyed forever.

Queensland's Wild Rivers

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Great news for one Wild River, but others still threatenedThe Wenlock River, one of Cape York Peninsula's most beautiful and intact wild rivers, has been earmarked for ongoing protection. Alarmingly, the Wenlock, as well as the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve which the Wenlock flows past, were on the cusp of being turned into a large bauxite mine.

The Kimberley

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The Kimberley's natural beauty is the backdrop for a vibrant community that has cherished it for generations. As Australians, it's our responsibility to protect this special place from destruction at the hands of short-sighted developments and poor management.

Trashing the brand to tame the wilderness

18 May, 2018
An opinion piece by Vica Bayley, Campaign Manager for The Wilderness Society (Tasmania) Inc.This article was first published in the Mercury.

The proposal

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A company, Wild Drake Pty Ltd, is proposing to expand exclusive, private commercial tourist structures in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, with the first such proposal in the Walls of Jerusalem National Park at Lake Malbena. (You can see its ‘referral’ on the Federal Department of environment EPBC notices website. The proposal is in the name of Wild Drake Pty Ltd, ref 2018/8177.)