What started as a project called ‘Devil Ark’ that focused on saving the iconic, endangered Tasmanian Devil in 2011 has since grown tenfold due to its overwhelming success and the now rebranded Aussie Ark is dedicated to conserving and protecting native wildlife.
It’s a small club, but the combined 2000+ members of the Coorparoo RSL and Community Club provide a positive, visible contribution to the local community via welfare support to veterans – e.g. ADF (Australian Defence Force) Members, Veterans and their families. The Sub-Branch also supports the local community via schools and youth groups – who in turn contribute assistance to community groups such as National Seniors, Rotary, Legacy, and Meals on Wheels.
According to current projections, plastic waste in our oceans will triple to 600 million metric tonnes by 2040. There will be fewer fish and more plastic in the ocean by 2050.
“If we can have rubbish bins on land then why not have them in the ocean”? – Pete Ceglinski, Seabins’ founder of Seabin Project.
We believe that sustainability is a top priority for our future generations, and we want to help bring about this change through education. We believe that it is important for students to learn about recycling and composting at an early age so that they can become aware of how their actions affect the environment daily.