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Aug 29, 2013

Greening Australia

Dear supporter,

I hope this report finds you well. In this report, I wanted to share with you how recent donations have been used to cover the cost of a range of activities, including a visit to Greening Australia’s Geelong office and grassland location, organised for the two remote, indigenous boys during the trip.

Greening Australia tackles critical issues like salinity, declining water quality, soil degradation, climate change and biodiversity loss through an innovative blend of practical experience, science and community engagement. They are dedicated to protecting Australia's heritage, its biodiversity and natural resources, putting back in a way that allows all Australians to be part of the climate change solution.

The (new) Greening Australia component of Trip South 2013 also had a fabulous impact not only on the boys but also on Desert2Surf. For Desert2Surf it forged a new relationship with the Limeburners Links project which promises to be rewarding and supportive into the future. It gave the boys the opportunity for meaningful communication in a hands-on setting where skills and stories were able to be shared. Giving the boys an opportunity to participate in a mainstream environmental project will hopefully have an enormous impact on the work they do in their Community.

Thank you, as always, for your continuing support for this project.

All the best

Sophie Birkett

Charitable Trust manager


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