Local Actions Have Global Consequences
The Benalla Sustainable Future Group was established in 2010 by Benalla & District residents concerned about environmental sustainability and the lack of action on climate change both locally & nationally. By coming together we can work towards a more sustainable future & a cleaner planet.
All positions were filled at BSFG's AGM on 23 May. We welcome the new committee of management
President: Peter Holmes
Secretary: Peter Maddock
Treasurer: Wendy Baker
Vice President: James Webster
Committee members: Bulk Food Coop representative Christine Holmes; KevinSmith, David Blore, Kay Blore, and Richard Felton.
Our guest speaker Lance Lloyd, Restoration Scientist (Aquatic Ecology), Winton Wetlands Committee of Management gave us a good insight into efforts at Winton Wetlands to bring about the ecological regeneration of the catchment.
The BSFG Annual Report presented at the meeting includes action group reports.
A reminder that membership renewals are due for 2019-20. One-year membership is $25 per household or $20 if already a member of the Bulk Food Co-operative. A three-year membership is $60. We now have a $5 membership for full time students 18 years and under.
July Newsletter (#24) - articles include President’s Message by Peter Holmes, 'Why should we stop Adani?' and 'The Bob Brown ‘Stop Adani’ Convoy' by Ian Herbert; 'Plogging' submitted by an energetic member; 'Climate Change Epiphany' and 'System Change v’s Individual Change' by Peter Maddock; 'Swanpool Environmental Film Festival' by Ian Herbert, 'Member Submitted Article Links and 'Earth Overshoot Day is July 29 in 2019' by Peter Maddock. Members are invited to contribute articles of about 200 words about environmentally themed topics. The deadline for the September Newsletter is Sunday 25th August Submit articles to email@example.com.
Benalla Sustainable Future Group has a number of action groups looking at different aspects of Environmental Sustainability which may interest you. Perhaps you are interested in finding out about BSFG's Renewable Energy Benalla action group, or in initiating a group yourself?
Benalla Sustainable Future Group encourages anyone interested in climate change issues and a more sustainable lifestyle to subscribe to our mailing list, become a member of our group & participate in our activities.
Stalls in the Gardens; Guest Speakers; Film Festival; Sustainable Business Award; Energy Efficiency Workshops; Upcycled Bags; AGM's; Mentoring; Building Forums; Food Coop; Climate March ...
Towards 100% Renewables for Benalla by 2028...On they go!!
Benalla Senior Citizens! Benalla Gliding Club!
Shannon Loughnane's 'Extremely Long Walk for Climate Action'
BSFG on Twitter