FoE Kuranda asked Andrew Picone of the Australian Conservation Foundation to give his thoughts on the recent Queensland election and an overview of the outcome. Narrowly avoiding a hung parliament, Queensland has a new government. The LNP were removed from office through a revolt at the ballot box. Civil society including unions, NGOs, church groups […]
A innovative new way to protect and preserve the environment is to bestow legal personality to significant ecosystems. Legal personality means that a person or entity has rights and duties in law. These rights commonly include the right to be free from unlawful interference, and the rights to exist, persist and reproduce. Where the […]
Barron River Catchment Water Quality Forum 6pm Monday May 26th Cyber Café, Kuranda Have a talk with any elders in the area and you will hear stories of beautiful clean water of the Barron River – ‘in the olden days’… The river has been on quite a journey since then, with erosion from land-clearing for chemical agriculture including tobacco farming, which has left […]
Friends of the Earth Kuranda were proud to show their support for the Kuranda Day Festival recently held on the 19-20 October. It was great fun to see people splashing around in our beautiful Barron River. The raft races put a smile on everyone’s faces young and old! To help raise awareness and to keep […]
AGM starts at Midday, Sunday 15 September @ the Community Hub From 12.30: Launch of Water Quality Campaign Group with speaker Peter Keller (NB Community Hub is in the Original Markets next to RealFood Network fruit and veg stall – a chance to buy locally sourced food) You are invited to come and help formulate a strategy for the […]
FoE Kuranda lunch meeting Sat 8 Dec Friends of the Earth Kuranda will hold our final meeting for 2012 on Saturday 8th of December at 1 pm. Members, friends and supporters are invited to attend this informal lunch meeting and to bring a plate to share. For details contact Pat Daly on 4093 8509.
September BatReach Working Bee Come and help us at BatReach and learn more about flying foxes and other Australian wildlife. Place and time to be arranged but will be in September. Places are limited so to register your interest and get further details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org , post a comment or phone Syd Walker […]
FoE Kuranda is holding a public meeting to discuss to possibilities and opportunities to RECHARGE KURANDA. We have invited keynote speakers and members of our region to talk about 100% Renewable Energy for FNQ Campaign and reintroducing a Real food community Market. This public meeting is an open forum to talk about energy descent action plans, […]