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May 2022

Volunteers are wanted to help with all these campaign actions.SubmissionsMail Out20220403_Objection submission development MCU 2021/64420220412_Submission_Fed.WalkCoastalReserve_Options20220412_FU_ltrs_Forum Speakers- Dillon, Broun, Green, Ogilvie, Underdahl20220420_Email_CouncillorMacDonald_RockviewPark20220421_Ltr_BKlaassen_DES_Invite_NPForum20220424_Subm_PriorityGrowthAreas_DSDILGP20220428_Subm_QCC_statewide_Campaign Mail In:20220412_Ltr_Dept.Tourism20220412_FU_ltrs_Forum Speakers- Dillon, Broun, Green, Ogilvie, Underdahl.20220420_Ltr_Dept State Development Infrastructure Loc. Govt. Planning Beach bar20220419_Ltr_DES_EPA_Consultation Gecko Campaigns groups

Volunteers are wanted to help with all these campaign actions.SubmissionsMail Out20220311_Subm_MinisterEnvironment_NerangNP_MTB20220317_Subm_Beekeeping_NP20220327_Lisa_Timoney_Currumbin EcoPark20220300 _emails-speakers_national_park forum.20220403_Objection submission development MCU 2021/64420220412_Submission_Fed.WalkCoastalReserve_OptionsMail In:20220307_invitation_CoomeraKoalaConference20220330_ltr_DSDILGP_Curlew Island20220412_Ltr_Dept.Tourism Gecko Campaigns groups the matters that arise under four broad headings of climate change; biodiversity; protection of public open space;

2022 – March Report by Lois Levy March Campaign Report 2022Volunteers are wanted to help with all these campaign actions.Submissions due – nilMail Out20220211_Sub_Qld_Resources-Industry_Plan20220208_Ltr_MinEnvironment_NP20220208_ltr_GCBulletin_CurrumbinEcoPark20220218 _Ltr_Council_Mountain_Bikes20220223_Ltr_Ministers_StateDevt_Environment_Beachbars20220227_Ltr_LisaTimoney_Eco-ParkMail In:20220303_Email_FromLisaTimoney Gecko Campaigns groups the matters that arise under four broad headings of climate change;

Reversing the Decline of Australian Native Wildlife This month we are joined by Genevieve Deaconos, Senior Development Executive in Queensland for Australia Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), a non-profit organisation dedicated to reversing the decline of native Australian wildlife. Australia is home

Planned Coomera Connector & M1 Motorcross & 4 wheel driving now allowed in Nerang National Park and permission gradually spreading to other National parks January and February 2022 Campaigns Report by Lois Levy Volunteers are wanted to help with all

This April we are joined by Jessica Lovegrove-Walsh, founder of Friends of Nerang National Park. Jess will be presenting on the Park itself and what Friends of Nerang National Park are doing to help greater gliders. You'll learn about their ecology, threats, and what you can do to help these shy animals.

Deskspace has become available in one of Currumbin’s oldest buildings! Gecko House is situated on Duringan Street in Currumbin along the picturesque Currumbin Creek. It is the old Currumbin primary School built in 1924 (yes, almost 100 years young!) and

Clean Up Australia Day – Will YOU Step Up to Clean Up? Gecko is proudly coordinating Clean Up Australia Day on the Gold Coastagain in 2022 together with the City of Gold Coast. Important dates for 2022 Business Clean Up

Gecko will be closed for a Xmas break 2pm 10th December, re-opening 10am 3rd January 2022. Best wishes to all; have a green Xmas as you live in the environment, care for it as best you can.

Local Groups Fear Gold Coast Beach Erosion and Homes Flooding if Climate Change is not reduced to 50% by 2030 Fearing serious damage to homes and hinterland rainforests along with flooding, tourism and community groups want urgent action to cut