BLUE MOUNTAINS VISIT WITH ENVIRONMENT MINISTER KEAN

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Some days are pretty special in this job. Yesterday being a good one spending the day with my mate Minister for the Environment and Energy Matt Kean 
in the Blue Mountains.

There was a very special name change of the Ngula Bulgarabang Regional Park formerly known as the Radiata Plateau. Ngula Bulgarabang translates to "a very large forest" and covers 300 hectares near Katoomba and includes some of the last undeveloped ship-shaped rocky headlands in that area of the western escarpment.

Gundungurra Elders, Aunties Sharyn Halls and Merle Williams, were present to mark the change of name and the lifelong protection of the land.

We were also delighted to visit the National Parks teams rebuilding the cliff top walk at Wentworth Falls. This will become a major tourist attraction. The funding of this rebuild was an election commitment last year and is already being delivered. The enthusiasm and skills of the NPWS teams are inspiring.