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Public forum on the coal threat in the Bylong Valley

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Uniting Church In Australia

10 Clanwilliams Street

#10

North Willoughby, NSW 2068

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The spectacular Bylong Valley, home to natural sequence farming, is under threat from a large new open cut coal mine.

Join us in a free public forum to hear about this appalling new mine from a First Nations perspective and nearby landholders about how this project will harm cultural heritage, water resources and farmland..

Come and join us to find out more about the unique system of Natural Sequence Farming by its founder Peter Andrews.

We will also discuss ways on how you can make a difference in the Battle for Bylong!

Speakers Include:

Peter Andrews:

Founder of Natural Sequence Farming (NSF) who has devoted his life to the development of (NSF) techniques to restore the natural balance of water cycles. Peter Andrews was also awarded Australia's The Order of Australia Medal.

Scott Franks:

A Wonnarua Native Title Claimant, and CEO of Tocomwall Pty an Aboriginal owned and operated company focused on the full recognition, documentation, protection and management of Aboriginal cultural heritage within Country.

Bev Smiles:

Convenor of the Hunter Communities Network, and a long time resident of Wollar. She has dedicated her life to defending the Hunter from the unfettered expansion of coal.

Warrick Pearse:

Warwick's Family has had a farm in the Bylong Valley for 50 years. He is part of the Bylong Valley Protection Alliance (BVPA) and has extensive experience in occupational and environmental health.

Tim Buckley

Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia, Tim Buckley has 25 years of financial markets experience, specializing in equity valuation, including as a top-rated analyst.

All are welcome and light refreshments will be provided!

We hope you can join us as we change the course of history in stopping a greenfield mine in this precious valley!

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North Willoughby, NSW 2068

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