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Agnes Falls roaring video

Video of Agnes Falls on Monday 4 June 2012 when many parts of Gippsland were flooding. See also this article about Agnes Falls.

Beyond Zero Emissions

Beyond Zero Emissions is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. “Our core goal is to develop blueprints for the implementation of climate change solutions that will rapidly reduce emissions and give our […]

Bushfire information Wilsons Prom

There is a bushfire 4km north of Tidal River that is not yet under control The bushfire is currently 54 hectares and is spreading slowly towards Wilsons Promontory Road There […]

Coal export threat to Corner Inlet

A RECENT report on ABC TV indicated that the State Government is currently considering 13 billion tonnes worth of new coal mining licenses across Gippsland. This figure is the equivalent […]

Coal Seam Gas Consultation Sessions announced

The State Government has announced the start of it’s much anticipated community engagement program that will include a range of activities including open days and meetings with community groups, local […]

Conservation Society in Foster

The South Gippsland Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organisation based in Inverloch, with a local branch in Foster. Founded in 1976, we have a stable membership of about 300. The […]

Corner Inlet’s sustainable seafood!

As more of us are thinking about sustainable seafood choices at this time of year, the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) and the University of Technology, Sydney, have announced the results […]

Dangers of Fracking

Fracking illustration

This website by Linda Dong is an excellent visual tool to easily understand what impact Hydraulic Fracturing has on the environment. It uses US statistics and references but the impacts […]

Earth shattering: mining induced seismic activity

Mining-induced seismic activity is discussed in this radio interview with geo-chemist, John Polglase, who has a particular interest in earthquakes. John was interviewed by Ruby Vincent for A Question of Balance. […]

Energy Innovation Co-op

The Energy Innovation Co-operative is a community-based environment group that operates across South Gippsland, Bass Coast and Cardinia shires. Current Programs Southern Solar Hub: An educational and supportive program for […]

Farmers joining environmental movement in their fight against mining

The unlikely alliance and Lock the Gate movement send a challenge to the major parties and their “vested interests” • Gabrielle Chan.  theguardian.com, Thursday 10 April 2014 17.30 AEST There […]

Farmers’ market in Foster on Saturday

Contributed by Catherine McGlead WINTER weather has set in this past week but the market still operates regardless of the weather.  We are lucky to be able to hire the […]

Hard waste collection for South Gippsland

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is introducing an annual hard waste collection service for residential properties, following requests from the community. “The process will differ from what many might consider a […]

Harvard fracking study rings methane alarm bells in Australia

The following article appeared in THE AGE, November 27, 2013 Peter Hannam, Environment Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald Australia’s coal seam gas industry has rejected a peer-reviewed report that suggests […]

Opt out of phone book deliveries!

There are more than 22.5 million books printed in 2009-10 (52,000 tonnes of paper). To opt out call Sensis on 1800 810 211. We tried to find an online method of […]

Practical approaches to native biodiversity and farming – new books from CSIRO

Nature and Farming

Two new books from CSIRO Publishing have just been released that are great resources for farming sustainably… Nature and Farming – Sustaining Native  Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes Outlines the key issues […]

Public submissions into CSG called for now

The State Government has announced that its inquiry into unconventional gas is open for public submissions. We’re hoping as many people as possible will enter a submission, so we can show […]

South Gippsland Landcare Network (SGLN)

South Gippsland Landcare Network logo

The South Gippsland Landcare Network (SGLN), through community action, helps to preserve, protect and enhance the environment of South Gippsland. The Landcare community in South Gippsland, along with Government management […]

South Gippsland Weeds

South Gippsland Weeds Gallery screenshot

Weed identification and control in South Gippsland. South Gippsland Weeds is supporting community in tackling weeds and pest animals. A weed is a plant that establishes itself outside its normal […]

State Inquiry into Unconventional Gas gets underway

Friends of the Earth media release. May 7, 2015 Friends of the Earth has welcomed the announcement of the process and timelines for the state inquiry into unconventional gas. “The […]

Sustainable Gippsland

Sustainable Gippsland is a group of people interested in sustainable living and industry in the Gippsland region. This page is a space for people to come together to share information […]

Tarwin Catchment Enhancement Project

Landcare is looking for remnant gems! The upper reaches of the Tarwin Catchment are the focus of a project aimed at projecting highest quality remnant vegetation and improving water quality. […]

Underwater Observatory for Port Welshpool Long Jetty

Introductory info on the Underwater Observatory for Port Welshpool Long Jetty to appear here soon. For the most recent news visit our neighbors at the Welshpool Community Website

Voices from the Gas Fields – an important documentary

If you want to know more about the impacts of Coal Seam Gas on farmers and the health and wellbeing of communities, then this is a powerful new You Tube […]

Will this be the Climate Election in Monash?

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