Monday, August 31, 2009

forum - protection for arkaroola

magnificent mount painter is right next door to the target area - link to my Arkaroola Sanctuary - would U mine it? set on flickr The Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is a spectacular and majestic eco-tourism destination in the SA outback. Established by the legendary Reg Sprigg, the Sanctuary is well loved by tourists, geologists, and conservationists for its breath-taking mountain views, magnificent gorges and waterholes and the geological wonderland of Mt Gee.

Yet, this same Arkaroola Sanctuary is under imminent threat from mineral exploration and uranium mining.

Find out more about this unique and wonderful part of our state from people who have been there and want it protected.

Hosts: Greens MLC Mark Parnell and the Hon. Iain Evans MP

Other Speakers: Senator Nick Minchin

Marg Sprigg (Sanctuary Owner & daughter of Reg Sprigg)

Peter Owen (Wilderness Society)

Wednesday 2nd September 2009

12 - 1pm (please allow 10-15 mins before the forum starts to get through security)

Balcony Room, Parliament House

North Terrace Adelaide

RSVP by Tues 1st September: 8237 9111 /


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thanks for your contribution - bill - i'm genuinely sorry about having to switch on the 'moderation' process but comment spammers have really been cluttering up this journal!