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A film promoting more water flows for the Moorabool River will have its world premiere in Ballarat at the end of June. There will be another launch in Geelong during early July.
the River Moorabool was made by People for A Living Moorabool (PALM) and Sheoaks Films. It features local landowners, scientists, and healthy river advocates, as well a spectacular and wide-ranging views of the Moorabool river valley and catchment. The PALM website is http://mooraboolriver.org/ .
Cameron Steele, the coordinator of PALM, says that the health of the Moorabool River and its wildlife are being damaged because so much of the river’s water is taken for human use or not allowed to get into the river.
“By the time, the Moorabool reaches the Barwon at Geelong, about 90% of its original natural flow has been trapped in water authority reservoirs and farm dams and taken from groundwater.”
You can watch the official trailer for “the River Moorabool” here https://vimeo.com/349830144 .
Screening are as follows:
Ballarat on Saturday 26 June from 7pm
at the Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute, 117-119 Sturt St,.
Geelong on Saturday 3 July from 7pm
at the Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre,
Deakin University, Waurn Ponds Campus.
Tickets ($16.50 each) are available from Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-river-moorabool-ballarat-tickets-156201403603 and https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-river-moorabool-geelong-tickets-156033350953 .
More information is in the short article by Ian Penna and the Ballarat and Geelong flyers.