Category Archives: Media Release

Shrub reveals the secret of climate change

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 8 September 2011

In an Australian first, scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) have uncovered a new way of identifying 300 years of climatic changes in the Australian Alps by looking at the growth rings of a sturdy, long-lived alpine shrub.

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Alps Aboriginal Group aims high

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 10 August 2009

Representatives of various Aboriginal groups from right across south-east Australia met on 10 and 11 August in Beechworth, Victoria, as the Australian Alps Traditional Owners’ Reference Group.

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On the Frontline in the Australian Alps

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 11 May 2009

Some 30 frontline staff from NSW, Victoria and the ACT working throughout the Australian Alps will be attending a two day workshop at Birrigai at Tidbinbilla in the ACT on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. The workshop is aimed at increasing their capacity to better assist visitors to the Alps region.

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Aboriginal involvement in the Alps has a Bright future

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 31 March 2009

Representatives of various Aboriginal groups from right across south-east Australia met over the last two days in Bright, Victoria, as the Australian Alps Indigenous Reference Group.

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Aboriginal reps from across the Alps meet

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 1 December 2008

Representatives of various Aboriginal groups from right across south-east Australia met on 1 and 2 December in Tumut NSW as the Australian Alps Indigenous Reference Group. This was the second time the group had met following its inaugural meeting in September 2008.

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International scientists gather in Kosciuszko to discuss weed menace and climate change

Department of Environment & Climate Change NSW
NEWS RELEASE
Date: 28 November 2008

A team of international scientists will gather at Charlotte Pass in Kosciuszko National Park next week to discuss the impacts of climate change on weed infestations with special attention being paid to a new, super weed that has the potential to swamp the Australian Alps within a handful of years.

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