Beautiful Barks

SSEC member and local artist, Liz Donley, has generously donated her painting “Beautiful Barks”, to help raise funds for the Centre. The contemporary work (valued at $550) consists of a diptych acrylic painting on canvas set in a white timber deep-set frame. It was based on the eucalypts, scribbly gym…

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2017 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Sutherland Shire Environment Centre Inc. will be held at Uniting Church, Flora Street, Sutherland, on Thursday, 21 September 2017 at 7.30pm.(see map below).   The Sunny Shire group will give a short presentation about our very popular “bulk solar” campaign. This project has really taken…

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A new community energy campaign

Sunny Shire is a new community energy campaign in the Sutherland Shire. We want to help the Sutherland Shire community get the benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency such as cost savings, self-reliance, resilience and lower impact on our environment. How will we do this? We hope to kick…

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Speaking 4 the Planet in 2017

This year, Speaking 4 the Planet will be held in five local government areas. The theme, Connecting People to Nature, has attracted a lot of interest from schools and local councils. If you are connected with a high school in one of the following local government areas and you want…

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We can win this war on trees

Some of our Councillors are trying to pass a motion that will give open slather to tree removal across the Shire. They are saying that this is necessary because residents are unable to remove “dangerous” tree. This is simply not true. Sutherland Shire already has policies in its DCP to…

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