TRC’s Environmental Sustainability Role

A free public information forum will be held on Wednesday 13 October 2010 to hear about Toowoomba Regional Council’s environmental sustainability policies and practices since amalgamation.

The meeting will be held at the Jacaranda Room (entrance through cinema complex), Grand Central Shopping Centre, from 7pm till 9pm.

Guest speaker Cr. Bill Cahill will outline council’s efforts and achievements in environmental policy and practice since amalgamation in March 2008.

HOPE president Mr. Frank Ondrus said “Council is to be commended on its work in areas such as waste management, waterwise education and bushland rehabilitation. We look forward to hearing more about council’s Green Team and plans for the future; as well as ways in which the community can assist council in achieving their aims.”

Cr. Bill Cahill is responsible for council’s Environmental and Community Services portfolio.  He is actively involved in voluntary roles with community organisations, and has been a member of the Darling Downs Regional Organisation of Councils. He is a former panel member on the State Ministerial Regional Community Forum for the Darling Downs and South Western Region. Currently, Cr. Cahill acts as Chair of Regional Development Australia for the Darling Downs and South Western Region.

The forum is sponsored by Householders’ Options to Protect the Environment (HOPE) Inc.

To reserve your place at the forum, phone the HOPE office on 4639 2135 or email [email protected] .

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