Georges Riverkeeper held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on November 16, 2023, hosted by Georges River Council. Mayor Sam Elmir expressed support for the organisation's work, applauding the award-winning Zero Litter in Georges River project.
During the AGM, the Committee endorsed the Georges Riverkeeper Annual Report for 2022/23 and the election of the new Executive Group, including Chairperson Cr. Stephen Nikolovski, Vice-Chairperson Cr. Paul Sedrak, Second Vice-Chairperson Cr. David Walsh, and Treasurer Cr. Peter Mahoney.
Program updates were well received as was the presentation by Farid Shahbazi Dashti and Rob Stevenson about Fairfield City Council’s Gross Pollutant Trap Audit at the August 17 Georges Riverkeeper Committee Meeting hosted by Fairfield City Council. Discussions during the meeting also included topics such as shorebird protection, synthetic field microplastics, new litter collection sites for Corrective Service NSW teams, the desire for Bushcare updates from Councils, and how to attract further community participation in the committee.