Plan to visit the Pilliga?

The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends recently travelled to northwest NSW to see for themselves not only Santos’ unwanted gasfield in the Pilliga forest, but also the many attractions the area has to offer visitors. The Nannas’ blog has now been updated with more photos and information to help you plan a trip there too.

Narrabri – gasfields, renewables, distillery and rock

Narrabri, located in Gomeroi Country, is a town divided by Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project. Business owners who stand to benefit financially from the project support it, while people operating long standing enterprises reliant on clean water are strongly against it. Others are too frightened to have an opinion because they, or a member of theirContinue reading “Narrabri – gasfields, renewables, distillery and rock”

Sydney Nannas visit farm and bore

Coonamble is on the border of Wailwan and Gomeroi Country. It is one of 120 towns in Australia that rely on the Great Artesian Basin for drinking water, particularly in times of drought. The Narrabri Gas Project and its pipeline has the potential to contaminate this precious water resource. Gas wells are not only drilledContinue reading “Sydney Nannas visit farm and bore”

Macquarie Marshes, Carinda and David Bowie

Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends were advised to leave Warren early if we wanted to see lots of birds at the Macquarie Marshes. A thick morning mist slowed us down as we drove the 129km along the Carinda Road from Warren to ‘Burrima’. This bitumen bush road, very narrow in parts, has cattle grids that beepContinue reading “Macquarie Marshes, Carinda and David Bowie”