Residents asked to remain vigilant on site operations - Mount Cannibal & District Preservation Group Media Release
The Mount Cannibal and District Preservation Group are encouraging residents to remain alert throughout upcoming drilling works on Hanson Construction Materials proposed Bunyip North quarry site.
Quarry on Hold - Pakenham Gazette Article by Mitchell Clarke
March 29, 2020
The contentious Bunyip North Quarry project has been suspended until further notice amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hanson Construction Materials issued a statement on Friday 27 March, warning the preparation of the project’s Environment Effects Statement (EES) had been suspended.
Join the Movement & Stop Hanson's Mega Quarry - Bunyip News Article
May 15, 2018
There are some misconceptions about the effects that the proposed Hanson mega quarry will have on our community. Firstly, it’s not just the effects it will have on the immediate environment.
Read full article on page 5 & 6 of the Bunyip & District Community News May 2018 issue
May 08, 2018
Liberal MP Gary Blackwood has rallied behind the Bunyip North community’s tireless battle to relocate a super-quarry proposed for their backyard.
Local residents continue to have no say on quarry - Bunyip & District Community News - Page 4
April 03, 2018
Unlike other quarry companies in the area, who have
given local residents a voice, Hanson to date have
refused to even grant observer status to the group
representing local residents from Bunyip, Bunyip
North, Garfield, Garfield North, and Tonimbuk.
Childhood Monster has Come to Life - Pakenhem Gazette Article
March 27, 2017
Gazette journalist REBECCA SKILTON says she has been haunted by the quarry threat for half of her life. This is her story on how the 'monsters' that lived under her bed when she was young have grown up and moved in next door!
No News is Bad News - Pakenham Gazette Letter to Editor by Jane McLaughlin
February 28, 2017
The Bunyip and surrounding community have been waiting a long time for information from Hanson about its plans for a mega granite quarry in Bunyip North. Local Tonimbuk resident Jane McLaughlin laments, that if the past is a predictor to the future then prospects for disclosure and consultation appears bleak.
'Soft' Quarry's Hard Impact - Pakenham Gazette Article
December 19, 2016
The Mt Cannibal and District Preservation Group, which has fought the proposal for the past decade, has accused Hansanon of “softening” the true impact of the quarry on the surrounding area. Gazette reporter, Alana Mitchelson reports on a community meeting held at Bunyip Hall.
Quarry Plan Rocks the Neighbourhood - Pakenham Gazette article
October 14, 2015
A GRANITE “super quarry” proposed for Bunyip North has attracted fierce opposition from the local community.
HISTORICAL MEDIA ARTICLES
PR | Bunyip North Quarry Update
Jul 21, 2015
PR | Quarry Plan Leaves Big hole
Mar 30, 2015
PR | Quarry Quandary
Feb 23, 2015
Jul 23, 2014
PR | Residents in quarry limbo
Apr 27, 2011
PR | Quarry plan digs deep
Apr 21, 2010
PR | Quarry worries
Nov 25, 2009
PR | Quarry quandry
Nov 11, 2009
PR | Quarry house prices ready to hit the rocks
Oct 28, 2009
PR | Digging in
Oct 21, 2009
PR | Quarry Blast!
May 01, 2008