Category Archives: Broadwater National Park

Richmond Valley Council Wastes Money on Bread & Circuses While Sewerage Effluent Overflows in Coraki: Priorities?

The aerial photograph below also shows two green patches adjacent to the release point for the effluent released from the STP.   This most likely indicates leakage of significant levels of nutrients such as Nitrogen and Phosphorus from the STP.  Aerial maps … Continue reading

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Noxious Camphor Laurels Spreading Along Evans Head-Broadwater Road Need Urgent Control

Camphor Laurel trees are a pest weed species in Northern NSW.   The Evans Head-Broadwater area, including Broadwater National Park,  has been relatively free of this invasive weed until just recently. The sudden appearance of young trees followed the digging … Continue reading

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Salty Lakes Algal Bloom Continues

Despite community protest, clear scientific evidence and complaints from National Parks on four separate occasion, Richmond Valley Council, and its predecessor Richmond River Shire Council,  dumped partially-treated effluent into the lake system creating algal blooms and fish and birds kills

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