This proposal could not have been prepared without the support of many individuals and organisations who generously gave their time and information:

All the Friends and ‘friends’ of Durras who have never wavered on the vision we have for our exceptional corner of the world. They have truly lived the motto of "Think globally, act locally".

Leonie Hoorweg, Virginia Young, the Flynn, Coffey and Heyde families for their tireless decade of work and commitment.

John Perkins for always being available to pursue leads and gather information and photographs.

Virginia Young, Beth Heyde, Andrew Wong and Yvonne Wills for their expert advice and editing skills.

Lesley Wallington for the magnificent pen and ink sketches.

Leonie Hoorweg for production of the final layout and manuscript.

John Lyndon for the website and graphics layouts.

Sarah and Clare for their patience, understanding and total support.

Also deserving our warmest thanks are:

The Wilderness Society Total Environment Centre
Australian-New Guinea Fishes Association National Parks Association of NSW
The South-East Forest Alliance Birds Australia
The Eurobodalla Native Botanic Gardens The Eurobodalla Natural History Society
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Eurobodalla Nature Coast Tourism
NSW Fisheries  

Geoffrey Bartram
Friends of Durras

1 October 1998