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General Meeting speaker 16 Sept
AGM 16 Sept
Celebrate National Landcare Week
Great winter reading at the Piccabeen Bookshop
Spring may be coming, but the evenings are still cool - a great time to curl up with a good book.

Our bookshop always has a great range of quality second-hand books at low cost, and given the quck turnover you're sure to find a book you're keen to read!

Call in to meet the volunteers, find information about TM Landcare and browse the hundreds of donated books while you're there.

Gift vouchers are available too.
The Piccabeen Bookshop is maintained entirely by volunteers and all income is returned to TM Landcare's projects.
Shop 15 / 10 Main St Nth Tamborine (behind the shops and down the laneway beside The Haere Mai cafe)
News Flash
Tuesday 21st August 2012 
 Great Speaker at General Meeting 16 Sept 11 a.m.

Beyond Avatar: Communities' Legal Options for Protecting their Environment
In this very engaging talk Sean Ryan, a lawyer with the Environmental Defenders Office, will show how communities can exercise their legal rights to protect their environment.
Using video clips, Sean will contrast the environmental battles dramatised in two movies (Avatar and Fern Gully), where the communities didn't access their legal rights, with three real-world examples where communities did get timely legal advice and so protected threatened wildlife and vegetation and preserved their conservation areas.
Sean is a very entertaining speaker who never gets bogged down in the detail of legislation. At the same time he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in broad-ranging environmental issues.
This is a unique opportunity to hear a compelling talk that's got a very timely message for all of us on Tamborine Mountain who care about preserving the qualities of our life in this beautiful and sometimes threatened place. 
Sean Ryan (BSc, LLB, LLM, GradDip Legal Prac) is an experienced planning and environment solicitor who worked for government departments, private consultancy and private law firms before joining the Environmental Defenders Office (Qld) as a senior climate change solicitor. Having had private practice clients from all levels of government and a range of industries on broad ranging environmental issues, Sean brings a broad perspective to assisting the community through EDO Qld. In addition to assisting with the general functions of the office, Sean is focusing on climate change related litigation, education and law reform.
Do join us on Sunday 16 September
AGM / GM: 9.30 for 10
Guest speaker 11-12
Annual General Meeting 16 Sept





Would you like to serve on our Management Committee?
  • Are you committed to our Landcare work?
  • Got ideas on how we could do it even better?
  • Do you have administrative or management skills? 
  • Are you enthusiastic and knowledgeable about regeneration work?
If you would like to put up your hand for the committee, here's how:
  • You need to be a current member.
  • You need two TM Landcare members to nominate you.
  • Your nomination must be in writing, signed by you and those who are nominating you.
  • The form must be given to the secretary at least 14 days before the AGM (i.e. received no later than 31st August).
The nomination form can be found on the TML website ( go to the menu on the left, click on Member services, then on Library, and  Administration: download and print out the form AGM - Management Committee Nomination Form.


Or you can pick up the form at the Piccabeen Bookshop (behind Joseph the Greengrocer, down the lane beside the Haere Mai cafe).


The form can be mailed to
Wendy Morgan, Secretary, TML
PO Box 161
North Tamborine QLD 4272


or delivered to the Piccabeen Bookshop in an envelope marked Attn: Secretary.


Remember, nominations must be received  no later than  Friday 31st August.  

Celebrate National Landcare Week with the Tuesday Team 
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The first week of September is National Landcare Week. Do help celebrate on Tuesday 4th September!
To mark the occasion TM Landcare volunteers will be planting trees at the Sports Ground, then enjoying morning tea. 
You'll find them at the north part of the grounds, beyond the carpark, where all the tree guards are. The team will be delighted if you can join them at 8.30 that morning.
For more information, contact Judy Roland on 0429 808 206 or email her:





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