The Georges Riverkeeper General Committee met virtually and the highlight of the meeting were the two guest speakers that presented to the group. Nicholas Hall and Julie Overton, Educators at the Georges River Environmental Education Centre (GREEC), presented on the Stage 1 education modules that they have been developing for Georges Riverkeeper. The education modules is a resource that GREEC are trialling with over 50 classes at schools within the Georges River catchment.
Georges Riverkeeper have convened a Financial Cluster Group to plan the organisations financial future in a strategic way that is aligned to our new Strategic Plan. The current Georges Riverkeeper Strategic Plan 2018-2022 is coming to and end in June 2022, therefore we are in the process of drafted our plan for the next four years. The Program Manager also presented the draft Annual Report to the Executive which will be presented to the Committee at the next meeting.
Georges Riverkeeper’s Program Manager met with the NSW Leader of the Opposition Chris Minns and Shadow Minister for the Environment Penny Sharpe to discuss Georges Riverkeeper, our Programs and drawing their attention to a lack in resourced catchment management since the NSW Catchment Management Authorities were disbanded in 2013.