CLIEFDEN CAVES ARE UNDER THREAT!

Cliefden Caves are an amazing underground wonderland of caves and fossils unique to Australia. They are under threat from flooding by proposed dams on the Belubula River in Central West NSW. The Save Cliefden Caves Association represents a broad coalition of locals, land owners, cavers, environmental groups and concerned citizens who oppose dams on the Belubula River that would impact Cliefden Caves.

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Cliefden Caves is home to over 100 pristine caves, 460 million year old fossils and a rare thermal spring. Learn more...
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The proposed dams that would flood Cliefden Caves are at Cranky Rock on the Belubula River. Learn more...
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Are more dams really the solution to the Central West’s water needs? See what the experts say. Learn more...
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The next phase begins ...
The second stage of the NSW Government’s push for a dam on the Belubula River has kicked off. It will exmine "the feasibility of options for the Cranky Rock Dam in the Lachlan Valley including investigations and the cost-benefit of improvement.”
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Search for water solution as government calls for expressions of interest in dam
  A DAM at Cranky Rock may not be the only water security solution as the state government calls for help from prospective dam builders to start the second round of investigations, but the Save Cliefden Caves Association has called for continued focus on environmental impacts.
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Cranky Rock dam plan doesn't hold water for NXT candidate Rod Bloomfield
STATE and federal governments should not be putting all their eggs in one basket when considering a dam for the Central West, according to one of Calare’s candidates.
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Thanks to the diligence and care of local landowners and cavers, these unique caves remain in pristine condition with access restricted to scientific researchers and bona fide speleologists.

So while they're in good hands, you'll probably be helping to save the most beautiful place you may never visit!

We can't protect this national treasure alone and need your support, so please take the time to stay in touch and sign up to our campaign today. Your interest makes us stronger!

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