Nesting Magpie Geese, Dubbo, NSW

To: Alan McBride <>
Subject: Nesting Magpie Geese, Dubbo, NSW
From: Evan Beaver <>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:22:02 +1100
Well, a waiver is all well and good if your only concern is legal
liability. It is no help if someone actually dies on site. I think
more than anything the extra cost of the safety installations is what
is prohibitive.


On 23/02/2009, Alan McBride <> wrote:
> That's why the good people at ASP have a WAIVER. Very useful and sensible.
> Alan
> On 23/02/2009, at 16:10 , Evan Beaver wrote:
> From the point of view of the STP's I can understand their sentiment.
> To allow acccess to a site, the site owner would have to install all
> sorts of works to allow safe access to the site, and to make sure
> people don't wander off into dangerous places. STPs are pretty
> dangerous places, with an array of amazing and painful ways to kill
> yourself. There is simply no incentive for them to take the risk and
> spend a stack of cash, to allow bird watchers onto their site to look
> at birds. If I was a site manager, I certainly wouldn't let anyone on.
> I'm frankly amazed at the access we get to the WTP, and we should be
> very thankful for Melb Water allowing us on site.
> EB
> On 23/02/2009, Alan McBride <> wrote:
> > So many STP's are off limits for absurd and inane reasoning such as
> > insurance, trespass, etc.
> >

Evan Beaver
Lapstone, Blue Mountains, NSW
lat=-33.77, lon=150.64

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