Hundreds have rallied across New South Wales against the State Government's cuts to the National Parks and Wildlife service.

Hundreds have rallied against the cut of the budgets of National Parks and Wildlife. About $120m has been cut off the budget. Graham Burgess, National Parks Association Illawarra, says it will increase illegal activity. National Parks and Wildlife has stated that it will employ an additional 119 frontline employees, and is committed to maintaining and upgrading local walking tracks.

Watch report on 9 News Illawarra, 19 October, 2014

Location: Wollongong Station: Southern Cross Wollongong
Program: Nine News Illawarra Producer: 
Aired On: 19/10/2017 6:11:08 PM Compere: Vanessa O’Hanlon
Hundreds have rallied against the cut of the budgets of National Parks and Wildlife. About $120m has been cut off the budget. Graham Burgess, National Parks Association Illawarra, says it will increase illegal activity. National Parks and Wildlife has stated that it will employ an additional 119 frontline employees, and is committed to maintaining and upgrading local walking tracks.

Duration: 1 mins 38 secs
Interviewee: Tony Heathwood, Public Service Association
Interviewee: Graham Burgess, National Parks Association Illawarra
Interviewee: Lisa Metcalf, Resident
Interviewee: Mithra Cox, Wollongong City Councillor