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Issue 12 January 2014

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Bring on 2014 Another year has begun and we are excited to see the Association continue to grow, connect people and support the many causes that aim to beautify Gold Coast’s catchments. As an umbrella organisation for Gold Coast’s ‘Landcare’ groups and initiatives, we seek to support individual and group members of the Association. So make 2014 a year to connect with us to help share your story ... Read more here!
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Issue 11 December 2013

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Another year has almost gone and what a year it has been! Individuals, member groups, friends and partners of Gold Coast Catchment Association have gone from strength to strength. Much success has been achieved, along with lessons learnt. Read more here!
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Issue 10 October 2013

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GCCA newsletter – Issue 10, October 2013 By Naomi Edwards, info@goldcoastcatchments.org, 0423 84 64 94 Catch up on Gold Coast’s catchment news As always, it is our greatest pleasure to bring you Gold Coast’s catchment news! This issue is packed with catchment news from across the Gold Coast. By informing you on what’s new and in the news for Gold Coast’s catchments, we can continue to strive towards enhancing catchment health. In this newsletter: Gold Coast Catchment Association committee activities Annual General Meeting invitation Turtle Conservation Project Event! Abbott’s Green Army Here’s some good news! City of Gold Coast branding Birds of the Broadwater Catching up from SEQ Catchments Noosa Integrated Catchment Association On the beach: National Clean Beaches judging Summer program Ocean Beaches Strategy Boomerang Bag project Beaches to…
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Issue 9 June 2013

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By Naomi Edwards – contact n.edwards@griffith.edu.au, 07 555 28823 Catch up on Gold Coast’s catchment news As always, it is our greatest pleasure to bring you Gold Coast’s catchment news! This issue is full of information, events and updates as well as a spotlight on a volunteer and update about the City of Gold Coast’s rapidly changing news. Also, enjoy a photo gallery from SEQ Catchments fun-filled Catchment Crawl and other information about the region’s catchment management network. While on networks, in this issue we have also opened our communication door to shed some light on other community catchment networks. The first one is about the Brisbane Catchment Network (BCN). BCN is a similar collaboration of all existing community-based volunteer catchment groups operating within the city of Brisbane. Therefore, we…
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Issue 8 March 2013

Issue 8 March 2013

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By Naomi Edwards – contact n.edwards@griffith.edu.au, 07 555 28823 Catch up on Gold Coast’s catchment news Our first thought is that we can’t believe it is already March! Where has the first quarter of 2013 gone?January saw us bracing for the impacts from ex Tropical Cyclone Oswald, which left our beaches heavily eroded and catchments flooded. In February, many member groups got back into community planting events and also helped with field assessments to assess the impacts from the recent wild weather. As we are now in March, between Clean Up Australia Day, submitting grants and keeping up with general business, we better get on with the news… This issue is no different. As always, it’s full of catchment-community action, ideas and notices. You’ll probably spot a few new names…
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Issue 7 August 2012

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A home at last Awards Queensland State Landcare Conference A harbor in an estuary? Everybody’s Environment grant End of year celebrations What’s happening in GCCC? Platypuswatch A Festival Underwater? Sustainability House Day GCCA newsletter - Issue 7, AUGUST 2012By Naomi Edwards Welcome to Gold Coast’s only community catchment news! There has been a lot happening on the Gold Coast and as another year reaches the later six months, it is great to hear, see and promote all the fantastic effort done by all. Some dates to be aware of: Our next committee meeting is on Tuesday 9th October, 5.30pm at Preece House, Nerang Street, Nerang. All members are welcome and there will be cake. Our AGM is on the Tuesday 13th November, 5.30pm at Country Paradise (aka Paradise Country), Bilabirra…
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Issue 6 March 2012

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More awards BAG IT Film Night Catchment Crawl Who is who in GCCC? Platypuswatch Seagrass-Watch new launch News from the SEQ Catchments corner Elections – elect for our environment Queensland State Landcare Conference 2012 GCCA newsletter # 6, MARCH 2012By Naomi Edwards – contact n.edwards@griffith.edu.au, 07 555 28823 Welcome to the first newsletter edition for 2012 from the Gold Coast Catchment Association. There has been lots happening on the Gold Coast and as another year sets sail, it is great to hear, see and promote all the fantastic effort done by all. Remember - our role is to be a completely independent peak body for Gold Coast’s ecological restoration community groups, and provide support to those to obtain grants, manage money so there is no need to become incorporated or…
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Issue 5 December 2011

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Introducing the new committee Environmental Participants Celebration Land care awards Investing in our future - Biodiversity Fund brings Seagrass-Watch Platypus Watch Catchment Scorecard Update Salvinia Busters Witness King Tides Feedback for us GCCA newsletter # 5, December 2011 By Naomi Edwards – contact n.edwards@griffith.edu.au, 07 555 28823 Welcome to our last newsletter from Gold Coast Catchment Association for 2011. There has been lots happening on the Gold Coast and as another year draws to a close it is time to stop, think and reflect on what has happened and above all thank those for being a part of the success. Remember - our role is to provide a completely independent umbrella organisation that helps groups obtain grants, manage their money so they don’t need to become incorporated or spend time…
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