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June 2012


Majors Creek is 16kms south of Braidwood in the mountainous area of the upper tributaries of the Shoalhaven River. To the south the land falls 200 metres below to the Araluen Valley. A steep road, the original road from the goldfields, leads down to Araluen and beyond to Moruya on the coast.

The immediate area was first settled by Major William Sandys Elrington, who received a free grant in 1827 of 2650 acres. A professional soldier, and veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, his grant was typical of those given in the colony to retired British military men.

12/6 - Have your say – help plan natural resource priorities

Catchment Action Plans (CAPs) across New South Wales are being reviewed as part of a state-wide
process to review progress and set new priorities for natural resource management (NRM) for 2012-


Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Chair, Pam Green said the process will result
in 13 updated strategic regional NRM plans that will align the NSW Government's major NRM

objectives with community aspirations for their catchment.

“CAPs have been in existence since 2006 and provide opportunities for all sectors of the community to


06/06 - Dargues Reef Update: Further Key Permits Secured, Drilling set to Commence

  • Dargues Reef Environmental Protection Licence issued
  • Final three Management Plans approved
  • Mine Operations Plan approved
  • Drilling rig secured and scheduled to arrive this month to test a range of targets

Australian gold company Cortona Resources Limited (ASX: CRC) is
pleased to provide an update on progress towards development of
its 100%-owned Dargues Reef Gold Mine in NSW. 

The Company has secured a range of additional permits and
approvals required to develop and operate the mine site. 

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