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MURRAY DARLING BASIN

Scientists declaration urges fundamental changes to Murray-Darling Basin administration (5th Feb 2018)
https://abc.net.au/news/2018-02-05/scientists-urge-changes-to-murray-darling-basin-administration/9396358

SA buys Murray Darling water (12th April 2018)
https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2018-04-12/sa-buys-water-murray-darling/9643642 

PLASTIC BAGS

Purchasing Plastic Free shopping bags (28th April 2018)
https://www.onyalife.com/products/

Plastic free shopping items (28th April 2018)
https://www.shopnaturally.com.au/reusable-shopping-bags.html

Plastic Pollution : A silent killer of our oceans (28th April 2018)
https://www.marineconservation.org.au/pages/ocean-plastic-pollution.html

Plastic Pollution :: Waste and Resource Recovery :: Engage Victoria (22nd Nov 2017) https://engage.vic.gov.au/waste/plastic-pollution

Give the oceans a voice - Boomerang Alliance (3rd June 2017) https://www.boomerangalliance.org.au/email_bags

The Lifehackers guide to living with less plastic(28th April 2018) https://www.onyalife.com/plastic-free/guide-to-living-plastic-free-life/

100 Steps to a Plastic Free Life (28th April 2018) https://myplasticfreelife.com/plasticfreeguide/

There is a way to a plastic-free life, but those who do it offer a word of caution. By Nicolas Perpitch. (28th April 2018) https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-05/trying-to-live-without-single-use-plastics/9619012

Plastic Pollution Coalition (April 18th 2018) https://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/take-action-1/

PALM OIL

 

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

Peaceful protest against Adani Coal Mine (9th June 2017)  For example see this https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/nsw-religious-leaders-join-adani-protests/news-story/122b53c4a05f283e2bc7a0baddb842c1

Comment on Australia’s Climate Policy (3rd June 2017) See here.

WATER

March 22nd World Water Day https://enews.mercyworld.org/e-news/mercy-e-news/1321-2018-03-21.html

 

 

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We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

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5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353