2021 Proposed and Planned Projects, Events and Activities

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2021 Planned and Proposed Activities

2021 promises to be another busy year for HOPE with ongoing support for, and promotion of projects, campaigns and events of our Partnership/Alliance partners:
  • support our Alliance/Partner organisations - NGOs;
Ongoing support for, and promotion of issues such as:
  • Climate Change
  • Biodiversity Loss
  • Threatened Species
  • Renewables over Fossil Fuels
  • the Earth Charter, and
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Research and development of various publications
  • Directory of Heritage Facilities and Key Landmarks in Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) jurisdiction (brochure); 
    • Media Release (dated 17 December 2020)
    • Media Release (dated 20 January 2021)
    • Brochure
    • Feature article
  • The Waste Hierarchy (brochure) - dependant of grant funding
  • Special Report on Food Security (led by Regina Kimble, HOPE researcher Qld)
  • Special Report on Water Security (tbc)
  • Special Report on the Circular Economy (led by Mariana Marabini, HOPE researcher NSW)

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Committee Meeting Schedule

DateMeeting
14 November 20201st Ordinary Meeting
13 February 20212nd Ordinary Meeting
12 June 20213rd Ordinary Meeting
11 September 20214th Ordinary Meeting
13 November 2021Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election of Office Bearers for 2021-2022
13 November 20211st Ordinary Meeting of 2021-2022 Management Team

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Projects

  • 2018 owards ⇒ Prepare 'land care / conservation / restoration' project proposals in concert with Crossroads Rural & Environment
  • 2019-03 - 2021 ⇒ Commonwealth Environment Program (CEP) funding received for "the Management and Monitoring of several Native Fauna species within the Groom Electorate
  • 2020-05 - ongoing ⇒ Produce a series of Podcasts on post COViD-19 opportunities to promote environmental sustainability solutions
  • Great news! Householders’ Options to Protect the Environment (HOPE) Inc., in partnership with St. Ursula’s College, will hold a series of 4 Zoom meetings, over consecutive days, to discuss issues of concern relating to the environment, social justice, animal welfare/conservation and heritage. The 4 afternoon ZOOM meetings will be held on 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd April 2021, from 4pm to 5pm.
  • Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 secondary students and their home-schooled equivalents are invited to participate in this FREE regional event and hear presentations from government, industry, academia and community group representatives. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

    Once the Youth Summit program of speakers is finalised, we will be asking students to submit their registration for one or more of the Youth Summit ZOOM meetings directly to HOPE at office@hopeaustralia.org.au. Students should include their name, year level and school.


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