South Head at Risk

29 March 2016

The South Head National Park is an inner city haven of ocean cliffs, lookouts, secluded beaches and biodiversity. But a proposal to upgrade six heritage buildings into function centres, restaurants and visitor accommodation threaten this sensitive ecosystem through noise, traffic and pollution. In Parliament I spoke in support of the over 12,000 signed petition, arguing that national parks should be managed for nature and heritage and not commercialised.

My speech: