Summer

 

Water in Our Environment Photography John Couper
Water in Our Environment
Photography John Couper

Water – What’s your role?

Water plays a part in every aspect of our daily lives. We drink it, wash in it, cook with it, keep our clothes and homes clean and water our gardens with it. Clean water sustains the environment around us, and is essential for supporting the diverse plants, wildlife and landscapes which make Australia unique.  Read more >>

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Preventing Mosquito Problems
Illness arising from mosquito bites is on the increase in Australia and it is not just a northern Australian problem.

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Investigate what ecosystems may be present in your living environment.

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Are you ready for extreme heat and other natural and man-made disasters?

Are you prepared for any natural or man-made disasters this summer?
Are you prepared for any natural or man-made disasters this summer?

Every year, particularly during the summer months, Australians like so many other parts of the world, are faced with horrific fires, droughts and floods which destroy lives, property and have a huge impact on local communities. Whether you live or intend to reside in a flood-prone area, a high fire danger zone or in a cyclone area or tuck yourself away in the city or suburbia, one should be prepared for any emergency – natural or man-made.
In other words, make plans before disaster strikes and take into consideration your neighbours, elderly friends and relatives in the area. I recall… >> More

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