Hawkesbury River Waterkeeper


Alan Midgley
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The Hawkesbury­ Nepean catchment covers 21,400 square kilometres. It includes the coastal beaches from Turimetta Headland to Barrenjoey and extends three nautical miles out to sea.  The Hawkesbury­ Nepean is also a catchment of biological diversity and world heritage significance.  The catchment also contains the largest quarry in Australia and supports extensive coal mining, horsebreeding, turf industries, and a major tourism industry.

The Hawkesbury River Waterkeeper Alan Midgley is responsible for patrolling 21,400 square kilometers of the river between Wisemans Ferry and the mouth of the Grose River which include some of the earliest areas of European settlement and agriculture in Australia.  Alan has a PhD from the Western Sydney University School of Science and Health.


87 Kentucky Drive
Glossodia, New South Wales 2756