Radio Coverage

Explain yourself Mr Sartor – Alan Jones – 2GB – 27th February 2008
Attached … Today’s story is about a property developer who donated more than $160,000 to the New South Wales ALP and has been given a $200 million windfall in a land rezoning deal, despite the Government’s own expert panel warning Planning Minister Sartor against the move.

ABC’s national program Australia All Over – 6th February 2008
Catherine Hill Bay has reached the national airwaves. Ian McNamara, from the ABC’s national program Australia All Over, visited Catherine Hill Bay on 6th February 2008. He recorded conversations with a number of locals and played these over the following two Sundays. The plans by developers Rose Group and Coal&Allied  for Catherine Hill Bay he thought were “criminal” and would destroy this special place on the coast of NSW . Telephone calls came from Tasmania , Western Australia and Victoria wondering how such destruction was being allowed to take place.

An expert panel has knocked back plans for a major redevelopment at Catherine Hill Bay – Rowan Barker – 2GB Thursday 3rd May 2007
Attached …An expert panel has knocked back plans for a major redevelopment at Catherine Hill Bay on the Hunter Coast.

Locals claimed the proposal would have destroyed the area’s unique features, special significance as a heritage and environmental site, and public access to the beach and lake

2GB Ray Hadley – 13th February 2007
Download the 5MB audio file excerpt from the show (courtesy of 2GB)