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Pipi and sexism

Entrenched prejudice against women has been in the news lately. I have my own versions of this but one local example recently highlighted that even the PIPI is not immune. […]

Innovative wastewater treatment for Meeniyan

THERE was great excitement on the outskirts of Meeniyan last Thursday with the official opening of the Meeniyan wastewater treatment scheme and wetlands. The $6.2 million scheme was partly funded […]

It’s official – work has begun on Bald Hills Wind Farm

THE Bald Hills Wind Farm website paints a glowing picture of a facility which will produce enough clean green energy to meet the electricity requirements of over 62,000 homes. As […]

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 […]

Sample letter to oppose open cut coal mining exploration at Mirboo North

This letter has been provided Friends of the Earth for people who wish to object to the prospect of open cut coal mine opening at Mirboo North. Adapt and send […]

CSG: What about the water?

Here’s an interview with Dr Mariann Lloyd-Smith, Senior Advisor to the National Toxics Network and co-chair of the International POPS Network (Persistent Organic Pollutants), who digs into the chemicals that are […]

Interview: NSW Farmers Association on Coal Seam Gas

As we are all grappling with what the prospect of Coal Seam Gas exploration and mining will mean to our farmers and farm land in South Gippsland, Brianna Casey, Senior Policy […]

The Coal Seam Gas Song

This is a terrific song worth sharing About the Coal Seam Gas Song written and recorded by The Chooks… We live in the Northern Rivers of NSW where the Lions […]

Rural and urban Alliance calls on State Government to ban new fossil fuel projects

Foster Community Association has joined forces with Friends of the Earth’s Rural and Urban Alliance to call on State Government to ban new fossil fuel projects.  Here is a media release […]

Can $ grow on trees?

Can you make money from trees?  Interested in timber harvesting for small landholders? And – what can you do with those dying Cypress hedges? Don’t burn them!  There are other […]

The Cape Liptrap to Bunurong Biodiversity Biolink Project

The 2011/2012 financial year marks the second year of a project coordinated by the South Gippsland Landcare Network through a partnership with the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority and the […]

Funding available for revegetating those eroding gullies!

Corner Inlet Connections South Gippsland Landcare Project 2011/2012 Information for landholders in the Corner Inlet catchment area. The South Gippsland Landcare Network is proud to be involved with the Corner […]

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 […]

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 […]

Corner Inlet seafood wins sustainability stakes

THE health benefits of seafood have long been touted. Now there is another reason to plump for Southern calamari or King George whiting fresh from the waters of Corner Inlet […]

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 […]

Calling all aspiring film-makers with a vision for a sustainable future!

Calling all young Victorians with a vision for a sustainable future Are you aged 5 to 25 and want to win some great cash and prizes? The Future Shots Sustainability […]

Inevitable changes urge on sustainability

WITH 110 participants representing individuals, organisations and viewpoints from across the Shire, South Gippsland Shire’s Sustainability Forum – held at Leongatha last Wednesday as the final community input to the […]

Council urged to support sustainability

THE need to transition to more sustainable agriculture was one of the first issues covered last Wednesday by community members presenting to South Gippsland Shire Council under its new system. […]

Phenomenal response on sustainability

A PHENOMENAL number of people have been involved in re- sponding to South Gippsland Shire Coun- cil’s invitation for input on development of its Sustainability Strategy, with more than 1,100 […]

Transfer stations

Operating hours for transfer stations are displayed on signage at the gates of each site, or can be downloaded here: [download id=”11″ format=”1″] Locations Koonwarra Landfill: The new Koonwarra landfill is […]

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 […]