Community Litter Audit

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Help us sort debris and reduce the flow of litter entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.


Do you want to be involved in helping the environment and connecting with your local community?

Come along to the Whitsunday Community Litter Audit at Coral Sea Marina on Saturday, April 29th! There are two sessions available (or come along to both) from 9:00-11:00am or 1:00-3:00pm. Training, materials (incl. gloves), and snacks will be provided.

About the project: Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership coordinated the installation of 15 stormwater gross pollutant traps (GPTs) in the Whitsunday region. Now it’s time to see what they’ve collected. Come along to this event to learn about local litter issues while helping to record the findings in the Australian Marine Debris Initiative (AMDI) database. This data will be used to create source reduction plans with community groups and businesses in the region.

This project has received funding support from the Queensland Government’s Community Sustainability Action grant program. It being delivered by Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership, in collaboration ReefClean, Tangaroa Blue Foundation, Reef Trust, Coral Sea Marina and Whitsunday Regional Council.

COVID SAFE EVENT: Please note this is a COVID safe event. If you are unwell, please stay home. Providing contact information, physical distancing and frequent hand sanitising are requirements of entry to this event. Please supply us with your full name, contact number and address for adequate contact tracing. Any participants who have travelled from overseas or a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days, or have been in close contact with a person who is positive for COVID-19 or is an active COVID-19 case are asked to remain home. Remember, if you are unwell or displaying any symptoms, for example a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath, please stay home.

PHOTOGRAPHY NOTICE: Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By attending this event you grant the event organiser full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity, or other purposes to help achieve the organiser’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications.

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