At Gecko-Gold Coast and Hinterland Environment Council’s (Gecko) next General Meeting on 8th August the stunning documentary Bimblebox will be shown for the first time on the Gold Coast. The screening will be at Gecko House, 139 Duringan St, Currumbin beginning at 6.30pm. All members of the public who have concerns about the future of our food production and biodiversity are urged to come and see this exceptional film.
Lois Levy, President of Gecko said, “This film should be compulsory viewing for all politicians and all Australians. I watched this film and was shocked by the wholesale devastation of our magnificent country for the short term profits of a few global companies who care little for the heritage they will leave. “
About the Environment Alliance… a community alliance for environmental sustainability.
The Environment Alliance is an alliance of Gold Coast community groups who have environmental concerns as part of their charter. If your group has such a charter and is interested in building an additional effective environmental voice for the Gold Coast, please join with us and attend our meetings (Individuals are encouraged to join one of the Alliance member groups)
‘Lock the Gate’ against coal seam gas
7 September 2011 – Click here to read our submission to the NSW Senate enquiry…
Gecko – Gold Coast and Hinterland Environment Council hosted a screening of the award winning film GasLand in April 2011 at Robina Community Centre. GasLand is a documentary by Josh Fox which addresses the issues surrounding coal seam gas in America. Watch the trailer below:
At the GasLand film screening there were around 70 attendants including Gecko members Petrina van Reyk, Bryne Smith, Rose Adams, Linda Ray and Samantha Morris, as well as Drew Hutton and Libby Connors (pictured).
ecently two public presentations were made on the Gold Coast about responses to climate change which can change the way Australians think about energy supply and substantially reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The first presentation was by Ed Parker from Beyond Zero Emissions about their plan forAustraliato supply its energy needs entirely from renewable energy. The second was by Senator Christine Milne who outlined the components of the Clean Energy Package which is an essential part of the Federal Government carbon tax and incentives scheme legislation which recently passed the Lower House and will go to the Upper House shortly.
Gecko supports the CANA position on the carbon tax.