Protecting our local environment and the health of the Georges River is so important and there is always more to be done.
In recent years we’ve been able to secure more than $3 million of Federal Government funding towards projects to improve our
local environment including bush regeneration work at Evatt Park, Moore Reserve, and Poulton Park, green army projects at Lime Kiln Bay and Salt Pan Creek, and the recent removal of 9 tonnes of rubbish from the Georges River.
The latest project to be supported by Federal funding is an upgrade of the gross pollutant traps at the creek which runs along Depot Road near Mortdale Woolworths.
The creek runs through the industrial areas of Peakhurst and Mortdale, goes past Mortdale Woolworths, under Hurstville Golf Course, through the Lime Kiln Bay wetlands and into the Georges River.
The new gross pollutants traps, which will be installed in the coming months, will help to trap rubbish and other pollutants at the creek near Mortdale Woolworths. Stopping pollutants at this location will prevent them travelling further down the creek and into the main river system.
We are lucky to have beautiful parks and bushland in St George. Looking after our environment will ensure those spaces can be enjoyed for years to come.
If there is a local environmental project that you think would benefit from Federal funding, please get in touch with me.