Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Oatley Flora and Fauna Conservation Society (OFF) announced the sad news of Sharyn Andersen's (Cullis) passing on Friday 10 June, 2022.

Sharyn was a long-time community representative on the Georges Riverkeeper Committee, and long-time OFF member, principal of the Georges River Environmental Education Centre, and founder of Georges River Environmental Alliance.

She was recently acknowledged on the Georges Riverkeeper Honour Board.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

The Georges Riverkeeper Executive Group met in May. The Draft Georges Riverkeeper Strategic Plan 2022-2026 was endorsed. The Draft Annual Workplan 2022-2023 and Draft Budget 2022-2023 were presented and endorsed, outlining the program of works Georges Riverkeeper will undertake in the next 12 months. An update on the progress of a number of grant projects was presented and the upcoming June Extraordinary meeting agenda was discussed, where in the amended Georges Riverkeeper Constitution will be up for adoption.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Come along for a community cleanup of the Georges River foreshore at Casula!
Friday, May 13, 2022

Farewell to our esteemed Program Manager, Beth Salt. After five years with Georges Riverkeeper, it’s difficult to sum up in a few words all Beth has achieved. During her time here Beth has been a driving force behind our collaboration with member councils and other stakeholders on numerous projects.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Georges Riverkeeper Executive Group met in May. Given the adoption of the Georges Riverkeeper Financial Cluster Group recommendation by the Georges Riverkeeper Committee in April and the securing of funds for the next four financial years, a large portion of this meeting was spent discussing the Draft Georges Riverkeeper Strategic Plan for 2022-2026. The initial budget for the 2022-2023 financial year was also discussed and will be fleshed out by the Georges Riverkeeper Team when developing the Annual Workplan for 2022-2023. This was the last meeting for the Program Manager, Beth Salt.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Georges Riverkeeper Committee met in April at the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre (BLaKC) where there were several great discussions! The Georges Riverkeeper Financial Cluster Group provided its recommendation to the Committee, which was endorsed by the Executive Group. The Committee adopted the recommendation which secures the financial future for the Georges Riverkeeper for the implementation of the 2022-2026 Georges Riverkeeper Strategic Plan.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Erosion and sediment controls at building and construction sites across NSW will be put under a compliance microscope this May as the Get the Site Right education and compliance campaign expands into six new council areas.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

The Georges Riverkeeper Executive Group met in April 2022 and the following was discussed:

An update of the Financial Cluster Group was discussed and the Program Manager, Beth Salt advised that Sydney Water would be coming on board as a Financial Partner. It was also advised that all Member Councils have allocated their Councillor Representatives to the Georges Riverkeeper Committee.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Twelve community groups who are integral to the fabric of the Georges River area, including Georges Riverkeeper, were invited to submit designs for giant eggs to be part of an art trail in and around Westfield Hurstville from 14 April to 1 May, 2022. 

The designs were given to artists to interpret and then create custom oversized (1.2m high) eggs from. You can follow the egg trail, learn about the community group and vote for your favourite egg.