Writing for the Environment Award 2019

In 1991, Bob Walshe OAM, author and environmental activist, ran a short “Writing for the Environment” course in Sutherland. From this group grew Sutherland Shire Environment Centre. Bob’s wisdom, approach and ongoing support built a foundation that allows the SSEC to thrive as a force in the Shire and its…

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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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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

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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