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September 2018

Out on a Limb for Nature

September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sutherland Uniting Church, Flora Street
Sutherland, NSW 2232 Australia
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Is it a possum? Is it a koala? No, it’s environmental scientist Reannan Honey up a tree. You can hear Reannan explain why she climbs trees in her scientific research and how her observations are helping endangered animals in a talk hosted by Sutherland Shire Environment Centre in September. Reannan is completing her PhD in Environmental Science at UTS and is passionate about understanding how, in an environment under threat, we can better help native fauna survive and flourish. She…

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October 2018

Stop Adani in Scott Morrison’s neighborhood

October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lilli Pilli Oval, crn Turriell Bay Rd and Port Hacking Rd
Port Hacking, NSW 2229 Australia
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Adani has started illegal work, cut the cost of their rail line in half and say they have locked in finance to start digging. Meanwhile, our new Prime Minister is a big supporter of coal billionaires. Australians are outraged. We don’t support Adani, yet our politicians do. They could #StopAdani tomorrow, but they won’t unless they can see, feel and hear our movement everywhere. That’s why from October 6-7, people across the country are going to hit the streets in the National Doorknock to…

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December 2018

SSEC/SCAN picnic

December 2, 2018
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Rubber Jellyfish screening

December 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GU Film House Cronulla, 2-6 Cronulla Street
Cronulla, NSW 2230 Australia
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$22

We all know that throwing rubbish on the ground is littering, so why is letting a balloon float away seen as something different? Rubber Jellyfish is a feature-length documentary that explores the effects of helium balloons on the environment, wildlife and human beings. Mum-to-be Carly Wilson sets out on a personal journey to meet key players on all sides in the fight to ban balloons, and exposes the confronting truth behind our favourite party product. As she travels around Australia…

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Green Drinks

December 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CLUB on EAST, 7 E Parade, Sutherland NSW 2232, Australia

Christmas get together for members and friends. A great networking opportunity

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January 2019

SSEC meeting TBA

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CLUB on EAST, 7 E Parade, Sutherland NSW 2232, Australia

Quarterly board meetings (Feb, May, August, November). Other months, general meetings of specific interest groups. Details TBA.

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March 2019

Sharing Solutions: community answers to the big questions

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club, Dunningham Park, Kingsway
Cronulla, NSW 2230 Australia
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Please join us for this free event on beautiful North Cronulla beach with the sea breeze, canapés, Spanish guitar and a cash bar as we talk big solutions with local activists working to protect our Shire and help those in need. From climate, energy and transport, waste and ocean plastics, to housing and development, drugs, mental health, and domestic violence. Also hear from Greens Senator Mehreen Faruqi and local Greens standing to represent you in the state and federal elections.…

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Shire Ride : Sutherland, Ramsgate markets, Wolli Creek

March 9 @ 8:15 am - 11:30 am
Sutherland Post Office, Flora Street
Sutherland, New South Wales 2232 Australia
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Sutherland Station on cycleways and quiet streets through Sylvania Waters, over Taren Point Bridge and round Botany Bay to Ramsgate. Bring your panniers, backpack or bicycle basket and stock up at Ramsgate Foodies Market, then ride on to Wolli Creek for a train trip home to Sutherland.. Ride Distance: Approx 20 km Shire rides are short, easier rides to enourage more cycling in the Shire by becoming more familiar with local routes. We are aiming for a small group (max…

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“GIVE A DAM” Documentary Screening. 

March 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Multi Purpose Centre, 123 Flora Street
Sutherland, Australia
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Raising the Warragamba Dam wall would destroy 65 kilometres of wilderness Rivers and inundate 4,700 hectares of the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. There is a very real threat that raising the Warragamba Dam wall may result in the de-listing of the Greater Blue Mountains from the UNESCO World Heritage List. GIVE A DAM is the grassroots community campaign to stop the destruction of the Blue Mountains national park and the over development in western Sydney from the…

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June 2019

Shire Ride : Sutherland to Oatley Park and return

June 8 @ 8:15 am - 11:30 am
Sutherland Post Office, Flora Street
Sutherland, New South Wales 2232 Australia
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Sutherland Station on cycleways and quiet streets through Como and over the old Como Railway Bridge then on to Oatley Park via quiet streets. Do a lap of the park before returning to Oatley for coffee. Return to Sutherland by the same route. Ride Distance: Approx 20 km Shire rides are short, easier rides to enourage more cycling in the Shire by becoming more familiar with local routes. We are aiming for a small group (max 15). Our route is…

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