Speaking 4 the Planet in St George

In 2019, Georges River Council is supporting the inaugural Speaking 4 the Planet event in its LGA. It will be held on 5 June, World Environment Day, at St George Girls High School. The school is very active in environmental and social justice issues, so it is a great place…

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Video 4 the Planet!

For the first time, Kids 4 the Planet included a video component. All future Speaking 4 the Planet and Kids 4 the Planet events will include (where possible) a video component.Here’s what Lakemba Public School students did with the 2018 WED theme, Beat Plastic Pollution.[embedded content][https://i.ytimg.com/vi/NrApURTY8xo/maxresdefault.jpg]LPS youtu.be

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South West Sydney Speaking 4 the Planet video

We engaged a videographer from CuriousWorks to film the 2018 South West Sydney Speaking 4 the Planet competition. Students from Campbelltown, Liverpool and Camden local government areas participated. It was a great day. Here’s the video:drive.google.com/open?id=1v_cziAqKJRbsO-8eCm-kK0pI_A1QGf_I

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Nature and Learning

Trees. In your yard and street. In your suburb and local parks. Trees matter! In this free 25 minute presentation for parents with children in school/pre-school, we look at the importance of getting out into the bush – good for children and adults. We sing the praises of trees, and…

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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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Special prize 2016

The 2016 S4P competition winners will be invited to speak or perform at the Youth Eco Summit (YES) at the Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park on 19-20 October. Plus two students from each of the five local government areas where S4P is happening will be invited to stay over…

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Speaking 4 the Planet

Speaking 4 the Planet (S4P) is a public speaking and drama competition run in secondary schools to recognise and celebrate World Environment Day, a day which is endorsed and supported by the United Nations Environment Program. World Environment Day is 5 June, and each year, the UN designates a theme…

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University of Wollongong Scholarship

Sutherland Shire Environment Centre provides an annual scholarship for honours students of the University of Wollongong. The scholarship (currently valued at $2500) offers support to Honours students who are committed to environmental issues impacting the Sutherland Shire. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and reward to any…

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