Association for Sustainable Communities and the Earthwatch Institute … cut, cut, cut

The last six years has been a nightmare for real environmental rehabilitation projects due to the last Government’s ideological Policies, in particular related to Climate Change and renewable energy, diverting funding away. Before that, funding for real projects came from Telstra privatization by a Conservative Government. The Radical Ambitions of Green Sustainability

Meanwhile, any voluntary group that rattles on about threatened species (generally “critically endangered”), ecologically sensitive areas, biodiversity, ecosystems or wildlife habitats is likely to be welcomed aboard the government’s gravy train. Of the 200 grants given last year under the government’s “Grants to Voluntary, Environment, Sustainability and Heritage Organisations”, funding to outfits like the Environment Defenders Office, the Association for Sustainable Communities and the Earthwatch Institute far outstripped funding to heritage groups. […]

Read it all, it’s time sanity prevailed … more cutting required

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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