Progress verses conservation - the battle over Barrington Tops

By Chas Keys
Updated November 18 2022 - 10:11am, first published 10:09am
Barrington Tops National Park in 1988. Image from Dulcie Hartlet - Barrington Tops a Vision Splendid.

Barrington Tops has long been an area of great developmental potential and also important for its wilderness value and as a result a long battle has been waged between developmental and conservationist interests over how the area should be treated.