Speakers Session 3 - Environment

ecological impacts and loss of green space

Introduction from Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown



Daisy Barham, Campaigns Director, Nature Conservation Council
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Daisy Barham is the Campaigns Director with the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, the state’s peak environmental organisation. NCC works on many issues including land clearing, forests, coal and gas, climate change and marine conservation.




Grant Webster, Post graduate scientist, specialist on Green and Golden Bell Frog
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Has been involved with frog research for the last decade and has a background working in Ecology. He has worked specifically with the Green and Golden Bell Frog population in Kogarah and Sydney Olympic Park.




Kathy Calman, WestConnex Action Group Kingsgrove
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Kathy Calman is a long time resident and community activist based in Beverly Hills who has worked over many years to mitigate the negative impacts on the first M5 and lead community action to develop and maintain green spaces and critically endangered bushland in Kingsgrove and Beverly Hills. 




Kerry Barlow, Save Ashfield Park, No WestConnex: Public Transport
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Kerry is a political economist and educator – now retired.  Kerry previously worked at Macquarie Uni, Uni of Sydney and TAFE NSW. She is an resident of Ashfield and has worked with the community to fight WestConnex and it's impacts.  Save Ashfield Park successfully fought to stop the destruction of the park from WestConnex.

 

Speakers from the floor




Les Johnson




Mark Curran, Residents Against Polluting Stacks

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