Tony Russell <>
Tue, 03 Oct 2000 18:08:13 +0930
Hi all. Following on from a very cordial 'phone conversation with Terry
Pacey last week, I would like to commend him on his actions in actually
getting Clifton Hill Mgt to listen and to take our comments and
disappointment into consideration for future decisions regarding access.
Maybe there is some light at the end of the tunnel after all, but let's not
too carried away, that's only one pastoral lease out of many closing off
access. Be assured that the mgt committee of the SAOA is taking the
changed legislation seriously and is making overtures to the appropriate
minister and shadow minister , and will approach Clifton Hills directly as
well - especially now that Terry has got the door half open. But again this
only concerns the closures in SA, you others in other states ( ie
Queensland) still have your own backyards to sort out, unfortunately it
seems on an individual basis.
I still think it disappointing that our leading national bird organisation
chooses to distance itself from the issue, but again commend Terry for
getting as far as he has.
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