The crowd is there
Alan was on hand to deliver a multi media star in Sydney this Month, Platypus Bill and his 3 minders arrived in eco style for the at Parliament House for the rally. Platypus Bill had traveled down from Newcastle on the train with other community members to protest the damming of the Williams river
near Dungog which would destroy the habitat of 30 Platypus families.
The river starts in World Heritage Barrington Tops National Park and gently meanders down through the Williams valley. There are a variety of native species that call the Williams riverine system home; the platypus; a diversity of fish species including bass, mullet, eel and bullrout; five species of mussels; freshwater crayfish; long-necked turtles; as well as a rare stand of river oaks, covering 2 hectares.