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Cooks River Waterway Health Report

How can we comprehensively measure the health of the river and its catchment? Historically, water quality has been the focus of Cooks River health assessments (view previously Cooks River Ecological Health Report Cards here), but there are numerous elements...

Council rangers wearing flouro yellow vests inspect fencing around an apartment building site

Get the Site Right

Why should you care about erosion and sediment control on building sites?   The suburbs around Sydney’s waterways are booming. Our growing population and need for more housing, schools, roads and other amenities has seen a rise in new...

ICO Program for rubbish and weed removal

ICO Program

Mulching, weeding and rubbish removal through the ICO Program As part of its Collaboration & Community Engagement Program, the Alliance works with the NSW Corrective Services’ Intensive Corrections Order (ICO) Program to provide mulching, weeding and rubbish removal at...

Cooks River Oral Histories exhibition

Cooks River Oral Histories Project

There is a long history of Aboriginal associations with the Cooks River catchment found from the archaeological past, and oral and documentary history from more recent times. The Cooks River Catchment Aboriginal History Project was undertaken by history and...

Traditional ecological knowledge of the Cooks River.

Traditional Ecological Knowledge Project

How did Aboriginal people live in the Cooks River Catchment? This project uses historical records to share traditional ecological knowledge of the Cooks River catchment and uses computer simulation to create a virtual Cooks River prior to European settlement....