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Improvements in October Building Site Inspections

More NSW builders are ‘getting the site right’ according to results from the latest inspection blitz in October 2023. Regulatory staff from 17 councils across Greater Sydney and regional NSW conducted 1,178 inspections of 978 building and construction sites....

Aboriginal Community Partnership Strategy

The Cooks River Alliance (CRA), announces the Goolay’yari Aboriginal Partnership Strategy. The Aboriginal Community Partnership Strategy is a roadmap for Aboriginal inclusion and partnership, co designed with Traditional Custodians and other local Aboriginal people connected to the Cooks River....

Compliant building sites good news for NSW waterways

NSW builders are ‘getting the site right’ with more than half successfully implementing erosion and sediment controls to protect local environments, but councils and regulators still had to hand out $376,789 in fines in May. Twenty-two councils across Greater...

Cooks River Litter Data Snapshot 2022

The Cooks River Litter Data Snapshot 2022 provides an overview of the Key Littered Items Study (KLIS), a long-term program for monitoring marine debris along the NSW coast, with a focus on the Cooks River catchment. Data has been...

The Paddle Trails of the Cooks River

The Cooks River Paddle Trail website has recently launched, offering maps and routes for paddlers to explore the Cooks River in Sydney. Organized by the River Canoe Club and supported by the Cooks River Alliance, the website aims to...

kayakers on creek surrounding by bushland

Love your home ground

Here at the Cooks River Allaince we love when our partners do amazing things for the river!! Another happy story below! In early 2022 Inner West Council applied for and successfully secured an EPA litter prevention project grant. This...

Cooks River Litter Prevention Strategy

Over the past few years, the Cooks River Alliance has worked with River Canoe Club and a number of local stakeholders such as the Cooks River Alliance and The Mullets to organise clean up events along the Cooks River....