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Liberal MP Lee Evans fronts voters in Heathcote where boundary changes have put Labor ahead on paper

The young Greens candidate has brought props, and hands around an old jam jar containing dirty, sludgy water, which he says was collected near Camp Gully Creek in September last year.

A concerned mumble washes around the hall.

Those listening are well aware the near-by Metropolitan mine owned by Peabody at Helensburgh received a clean-up order from the Environment Protection Authority, over two discharges of polluted water containing coal particles in July and September of last year.

Story by Kelly Fuller at ABC Illawarra, 2 March 2023.