Help spread the word about actions we can all take to reduce our impact on the environment.
Our water practices over the past 200 years have brought many of our waterways to their knees. Help restore our rivers, lakes and estuaries.
People are at the heart of the current environmental crisis. The groups people form are the most powerful force for change available to us. Climate change, the corrosion of natural services and the diminishment of nature all have their source in human activity. Addressing these unsustainable lifestyles and working together to repair our planet is the key challenge.
Our 'affluent' society takes a disproportionate share of the world's resources to support an unsustainable lifestyle while the remaining 80 per cent of the world's people and most of its natural systems suffer. Many are swimming against this tide and together seeking to craft a sustainable, wise and fair world.
Environmental & Customer Services Department
Phone: 02 6540 1136
Fax: 02 6545 2671
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.