Sydney’s Modern Ancient Treasure

When Phil Smith ran as Greens candidate for Heathcote at the March 2011 election he wanted to promote the Park, where he had regularly walked for thirty years. To learn more of it, he sought advice from ex-Park Ranger and Ecologist Bob Crombie.

Bob took him to special regions of the Park, outstanding scenery, . . . → Read More: Sydney’s Modern Ancient Treasure

The Royal Campaign Widens

How easily simplicity vanishes! When we first looked at Royal a year ago as “First National Park” we thought that said it all. But now we’ve looked more deeply and we glimpse a more complex, richer picture.

While there’s no doubt ours is this continent’s first dedicated national park (1879), thoughtful supporters have asked . . . → Read More: The Royal Campaign Widens

Four Great Features of Our RNP

The campaign, launched in March, to achieve UN “World Heritage Listing” is gathering learned papers on the very special features of our Royal National Park. Here, broadly, are 4 areas of that specialness.

First! Beyond question, the RNP’s founding as “National Park” in 1879 made it the first such park on the mighty continent . . . → Read More: Four Great Features of Our RNP