About the Great Artesian Basin Protection Group

The Great Artesian Basin Protection Group is a not-for-profit organisation whose objectives are;

To protect, conserve and preserve for sustainable beneficial use, the surface and ground waters, and the integrity of the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) including, but not limited to:

  1. promotion and protection of ecological and sustainable development; and
  2. commissioning of technical reports and submission in relation to the impacts of development, of and upon the GAB and the farmland and communities that depend upon it.

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Great Artesian Basin Protection Group

Our battle to save Regional NSW won't stop in Gilgandra nor in Tamworth.

Join us on our third Community Q&A forum on Friday, February 1st, 6:30 PM at Mudgee High School, now for the Dubbo electorate.

Do not miss your chance to voice out your concerns to the aspiring candidates. Let them know your questions, face-to-face!

Prepare your questions and spread the word!

This March 2019 elections we urge you to #DareToVoteDifferent and #PutTheNatsLast. We deserve better, we deserve #AnyoneButNats.
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So sad - another story of the destruction of marshes, wetlands and rivers . . .
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoU6svI0OW0&feature=youtu.bePeter McClellan has watched the decline of the Macquarie Marshes on his family property Bluelight Station in Western NSW. The once abundant marshes, shown he...
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Upcoming Events



An Arvo on the Green

  • 3pm
  • CoonambleGolf Club



War4Water Concert

  • Pub open Midday, Concert from 1pm
  • Armatree Hotel

WAR4WATER Concert 2018 Featuring: Sara Storer, The Bushwackers & Greg Storer Sunday 3 June 2018 at the Armatree Hotel Pub open

We are all in this fight together, we’re here together because we all care about our country and know that water is valuable and we need to protect it. It’s what sustains us all here in this room today. The land and the waterways are in our songs and story lines, our memories and dreaming, it’s in our blood all of us here.

Teresa Trindall

Gamilaroi Woman, GABPG meeting 10 Feb 2018

We have been let down by our leaders but that’s not good enough, we will stand firm, the people will speak and they will not let this happen

We have an obligation to hand over to future generations whats been given to us

David Chadwick

Tamworth Country Cares Concert 2018

We have the largest, deepest artesian basin in the entire world under almost a quarter of Australia,  I believe it’s the single greatest resource and asset Australia has.

Anne Kennedy