Photos show the impact of sand inundation on the Myall River

Matthew Kelly
Updated September 15 2023 - 8:38am, first published 5:30am
The clogged Myall River entrance. Picture by John Grainger.

A picture tells a thousand words and new aerial photos of the Myall River leave no doubt about the estuary's dire state.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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