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Media releases

Rising sea a threat to riverside homes

WATER will swamp homes and businesses from Haberfield to Homebush as rising sea levels inundate the Parramatta River foreshore…Sydney Morning Herald article 3 November 2012

Call to axe ferries ravaging river

RIVERCAT ferries are badly eroding land fronting the Parramatta River, according to a draft plan that calls for the ferries to be replaced before they wreak more damage…Sydney Morning Herald article 29 October 2012

People linked by stream of history

The Parramatta River has transformed the area for more than two hundred million years. It carries more than water…Parramatta Sun Magazine June 2012 edition

My Parramatta

Unwinding in the sunshine on the banks of the Parramatta River is one way Leanne Hanvey likes to spend her lunch break. Ms Hanvey is the co-ordinator of the Parramatta River Catchment Group (PRCG)…Parramatta Sun Magazine May 2012 edition

Go get planting: Green Day

Green-fingered Strathfield residents can help the environment by joining Growers for Greenspace volunteers on planting day…Strathfield Scene October 2011

Go native and save the river

Attention keen gardeners. Want to learn some new skills and help protect the biodiversity of native plants and animals?…Inner Western Suburbs Courier 11 January 2011

Turn your balcony into a home for native plants

Strathfield residents got to exercise their green thumbs at a recent Growers for Greenspace seminar…Strathfield Scene November 2010

Parramatta River

Head west along Sydney’s historic waterway, which has a wealth of boating activities, picturesque wetlands and fishing grounds to explore…Docklines Magazine December 2009 edition

Co-operative approach to rescue river

Birds, bees, bugs and trees don’t pay rates but they are important residents of the Parramatta River catchment…Northern District Times 11 November 2009

Signing the Memorandum of Understanding

Lord Mayor Cr Tony Issa, Coordinator of the Parramatta River Catchment Group Leanne Hanvey and CEO Dr Robert Lang sign the MOU…Parramatta BizFacts Spring/Summer 2008/09 edition

PRCG members present at the meeting on 14 May 2009

Photo: PRCG members present at the meeting on 14 May 2009, at Bankstown Council Chambers