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Impact of potential mining operation between Cobargo and Bermagui concerns locals

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Image of region between Cobargo and Bermagui for proposed mining licence.

The blue shaded area in this image shows the region between Cobargo and Bermagui where the proposed mining licence would be granted. Image: MinView.

A potential mining operation over land and forest in southeast NSW, between Cobargo and Bermagui, has left residents worried about its impact on the local environment, waterways and residents’ livelihoods.

However, according to Bega Valley Shire Council’s understanding, there is a very low chance of mining operations actually going ahead.

As shown on the NSW Government’s Common Ground website, there is an application for an exploratory mining licence across approximately 30 square kilometres south of Cobargo Bermagui Road across the locality of Coolagolite, under the title ELA…



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