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A selection from Moments from Red Hill called the Red Hill Moments Album can be found on Youtube It is comprised of five poems – Red Hill Grounding, Ownership, Within the Flock, Stone Knife on Red Hill and The Return by Paul Williamson along with associated nature notes by Michael Mulvaney. The readings are accompanied by pictures (mostly by Red Hill Regenerators).of the flora, fauna and scenery of Red Hill, an indigenous stone tool and efforts of Red Hill Regenerators, as well as an ink drawing by Michael Bedingfield. The Album aims to give an overall sense of Red Hill and its natural beauty and value. More…
The Red Hill Regenerators invite you to our next activity of 2018, which will be held on Wednesday 22 August 2018 starting at 9am
As the long dry continues, we are planning to spend a relaxing morning hand watering the plantings on Red Hill. (more…)
Some of the RHR committee had a useful meeting on 2 August with Nathan Kay, the ranger who has responsibility for our Reserve.
A few of the items discussed were: (more…)
Some Red Hill visitors may have notices some small wire enclosures appearing on Red Hill. These enclosures are part of an ANU research project which is investigating the impact of rabbit and kangaroo grazing on the Red Hill environment. The enclosures will remain until summer 2019, when their continued installation for longer term research will be assessed. More information.
The Red Hill Regenerators invite you to our next activity of 2018, which will be held on Sunday 5 August 2018 starting at 9am
For this month we will convene on the fire trail above Tamar Street (off Mugga Way) and work along the hillside above Mugga Way removing verbascum, briar roses and other small woody weeds. There are also some small Cootamundra wattles near the meting point between Mugga Way and the Reserve fence. (more…)
The Red Hill Regenerators provided on 23 July 2018, a submission to the Legislative Assembly Inquiry into Engagement with Development Application Processes in the ACT. The six page submission is highly critical of the current approach, and made six recommendations. The submission now becomes the property of the Committee and can only be published with their permission (see below). Once that permission is given, a link to it will be published. (more…)
The Red Hill Regenerators invite you to our next activity of 2018, which will be held on Wednesday 18 July 2018 starting at 9am
For this month we will convene on the fire trail above Torres Street (off Mugga Way) and work along the hillside removing Cootamundra wattles and any other woody weeds in the area.
For those who drive you can park in the lane extending up from Torres Street between the houses. Alternatively park at the gravel area on Gowrie Drive at the first gate on the left going up hill and walk in along the fire trail (more…)
Republished from Riot ACT 8 July 2018
I enjoy my Sunday mornings with a cup of tea, the weekend paper, and the chirping of a jackhammer down the road as much as the next man. Indeed, I can’t help but admire the determination with which the ACT Government is literally laying down the trackwork to make sure that its growing population doesn’t outstrip its infrastructural expansion. (more…)
Following a request from the Red Hill Regenerators under the Freedom of Information Act 1989, for all relevant documents concerning the proposal by developer Hindmarsh to develop parts of Section 66 Deakin, the following 83 pdf documents were received on 19 June 2018.