Gecko Talks-Benefits of Embedding Environmental Practices in Businesses

Gecko Talks-Benefits of Embedding Environmental Practices in Businesses

We are seeing progressive changes in the market that are driving the role and importance of embedding environmental management and sustainable practices across businesses and their operations. These market demands are the core of curating a sustainable business for now and into the future. Gecko Talks 27th October-www.gecko.org.au for more details

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Light Rail Stage 4 Burleigh to Boyd St Tugun Public Consultation

Light Rail Stage 4 Burleigh to Boyd St Tugun Public Consultation

The public consultation of the concept plans for the light rail stage 4 finished on 17th September. While there were certainly plenty of opportunities for residents of the southern Gold Coast to view the concept drawings and talk with Transport and Main Roads (TMR) officers, there were few answers to questions. Gecko’s full submission is available on web site – https://gecko.org.au/campaigns/liveable-and-green-city/

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Gecko’s AGM and Trivia Night 16th October in Gecko Hall

Gecko’s AGM and Trivia Night 16th October in Gecko Hall

Gecko are holding their 32nd Annual General Meeting on October 16th and would like to invite all to attend this event to hear about the activities Gecko has been involved with over the past year and welcome in our new Committee. If you believe you possess the skill and passion to serve on our management committee, we would be happy to receive your nomination by our closing date on October 1st. Nomination forms are available at Gecko Reception. Gecko would like to cordially invite all their members* to attend and vote in the new committee for 2021 – 2022. After our AGM, we will be holding a trivia night hosted by Captain Plastic (aka Anthony Hill). This promises to be a fun filled evening. Refreshments will be served. Visit gecko.org.au for more information

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Gecko Talks-22nd September – Damsel and Dragon Flies

Gecko Talks-22nd September – Damsel and Dragon Flies

Gecko Talks, 22nd September in curru8mbin RSL. Narelle and Damian have been observing Dragonflies and Damselflies around the coast for well over 30 years, and will be sharing with us their wealth of knowledge on these species’ life history, habitats, diversity and the ticks behind telling them apart. Visit www.gecko.org.au to book your seat and see more information

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2 PAID CASUAL POSITIONS WITH GECKOED

2 PAID CASUAL POSITIONS WITH GECKOED

2 PAID CASUAL POSITIONS-GeckoEd is the environmental education arm of Gecko Environment Council committed to providing quality curriculum based environmental education to schools and school aged children. GeckoEd is currently recruiting for two paid, casual positions; Lead Environmental Educator and Support Environmental Educator. See gecko.org.au for more information

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PAID VACANCY – Campaigns Coordinator

PAID VACANCY – Campaigns Coordinator

PAID VACANCY-The Campaign Coordinator, in representing Gecko across a range of community sectors, will undertake to respond to a broad scope of environmental issues with the support of the members of the campaign team. Campaign work is organised under the 4 fields of biodiversity, climate change, liveability, and sustainability in planning. See www.gecko.org.au for more info

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General Meeting 6pm 14th July – All Welcome

General Meeting 6pm 14th July – All Welcome

Gecko are hosting a General Meeting on July 14th up in Gecko Hall and would welcome all their valued Gecko Friends and Members to come along. The evening will consist of a brief meeting to update their Friends and Members on what is going on at Gecko, as well as give them the opportunity to express their environmental ideas and concerns. As the event falls […]

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Gecko Talks is on Quolls – 28th July in Currumbin RSL

Gecko Talks is on Quolls – 28th July in Currumbin RSL

Paul Revie, an ecologist and zoologist, founded the Quoll Society of Australia to safeguard the spotted-tailed quoll in southern Queensland. His team of enthusiastic volunteers are mapping the last remaining healthy population of spotted-tailed quolls in the region. Gecko Talks is to be held in Currumbin RSL 28th July; see gecko.org.au on how to book your seat.

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Gecko Talks 23rd June in Currumbin RSL – Amphibians under Threat

Gecko Talks 23rd June in Currumbin RSL – Amphibians under Threat

Dr Laura Grogan, from Griffith University, along with her research team, will be speaking about the effects of amphibian chytridiomycosis – a devastating fungal skin disease – and how the disease has led to the decline and extinction of many amphibian species globally. For more info visit www.gecko.org.au

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Gecko Talks – 26th May in Currumbin RSL – Mosquitoes are Important

Gecko Talks – 26th May in Currumbin RSL – Mosquitoes are Important

GECKO TALKS-Dr. Skinner is a disease ecologist and a post doctoral researcher at prestigious Stanford University in the USA. She is now based in the Gold Coast. In her talk for the monthly event, organized by Gecko Environment Council for the Gold Coast, Dr. Skinner will focus on the relation between climate change, our environment and mosquito’s. Visit www.gecko.org.au to book a seat

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