Our stories

Read some of the personal stories of the residents in the Dalton and Gunning communities, as they explain the effects the proposed power station will have on their lives.

Lisa

My name is Lisa I have lived in Dalton for couple of years now, honestly feels like home to me, Dalton is a peaceful bright town to live in. I love how lovely the people are in this town and I love living where I am with my partner Jamie on Wayne and Karen's farm,...

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Kahlie

Hi my name is Kahlie and I have lived in Dalton for all of my life which is pretty much 19 years. I have grown up knowing and living the country life and what it has to offer, and honestly it is the best thing I will ever have to experience!! I love the country...

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Kathy

My name is Kathy. We moved to the district six years ago, after the Queensland floods we were located between Toowoomba and Ipswich give or take, I was employed by an Ipswich real estate company and saw and felt so many sad things during that time, we felt we needed a change. After renting a...

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Steven

My name is Steven and I am a new resident of Gunning. I purchased land in Gunning and moved from Canberra in 2016 seeking to lead a more environmentally aware and sustainable lifestyle. This has been a dream for me since my teenage years. My father was born in the Bega valley and I spent...

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Renee

My name is Renee, I'm a resident of Dalton NSW. I love living in Dalton, I love the view, the quiet, the small community values and the wonderful flora and fauna we have in the area. I'm a landscape photographer so the views are important to me, if the gas power plant was to go...

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Mike

My name is Mike. I am a resident of Dalton. I live at the historic Dalton Wool Co-op that was built by the Dalton community in 1878 and operated by my Great Grandfather, Jacob Stone. Like my father and my grandfather I was raised here. What wonderful memories I have as a young boy free...

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Cass

Hi, my name is Cass and I have lived in Dalton 4.5 years and I wouldn't trade it for a second. From day one we were welcomed by this beautiful town and have gone on to make some beautiful memories and friendships that will last til our days are up. This town as it stands...

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Julie

My name is Julie and I have lived and worked in Dalton for past 10 years. I moved to Dalton for a quiet more relaxed lifestyle and to return to my country roots. Since moving here, I enjoy working in my vegetable garden and studio without interruption of anything other than nature itself – surrounded...

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Leslie

My name is Leslie and I am resident of Dalton. I am encouraged to tell my story by the wonderful people in our community who have been brave enough to also share theirs. I married a member of one of Dalton's oldest families and we moved back here to raise our children in this beautiful...

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