Thursday, June 16, 2022

It's all systems go! We're pleased to report that after important meetings on Thursday 16 June, 2022, to decide the future direction of our organisation and activities, the following has been approved:

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Georges River Catchment Coastal Management Program (CMP) Scoping Study is complete.

The scoping study is Stage 1 of the development of the CMP which is a long-term strategy for managing the coastal zone which takes into account historical events, current conditions, and future trends including population growth, environmental conditions, and climate change.

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.