Call for support for Perth’s proposed whitewater park

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Support for Perth’s proposed whitewater park

LOSS OF WHITE WATER RIVERS STORY IN THE SUNDAY TIMES
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The Sunday Times ran a story on the loss of rivers for white water sport and recreation in their September 11 edition on page 29. The rivers have been lost as a result of dam building by Water Corporation. You can read the article at
www.whitewaterperth.org.au/common/www-graphics/SundayTimes110905.pdf
Canoeing WA has been expressing the community’s concern over the loss of white water rivers for rafting and canoeing. 7 of the 10 significant white water rivers between Perth and Bunbury have been lost!! Of particular concern is the Harvey River where the Harvey International Slalom Course has gone. This was recognised as one of the best natural slalom courses in the world. Its closure has forced our top slalom athletes to move to the eastern states to remain competitive. Information about the loss of the white water rivers, and the Harvey International Slalom Course can be found at www.whitewaterperth.org.au/lostrivers

Information about the proposed White Water Park can be found at www.whitewaterperth.org.au If you are concerned about the loss of white water rivers and support the proposal to build a white water park please email the Sunday Times, Water Corporation and Bob Kucera, Minister for Sport and Recreation expressing your concerns and supporting the proposed White Water Park. Please email: –

The Sunday Times at letters@sundaytimes.newsltd.com.au
Water Corporation at cust_centre@watercorporation.com.au
The Minister for Sport and Recreation at bob-kucera@dpc.wa.gov.au

Our campaign for the White Water Park has been running for 5 years and we are now entering a crucial stage. If you want to go white water rafting, bodyboarding or canoeing in the metropolitan area please help our campaign by sending the three emails. And get a friend to send them as well.

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