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Treasurer’s report – June 2023

Greetings from the Treasurer’s desk. Thank you to Greg Tomlin for help this month sorting out some of our MYOB glitches. I’m pleased to report I managed to submit our BAS statement electronically for Q3! We received a refund of over $3000 which has helped to boost available funds in the D2D account. All projects…

Treasurer’s report – April 2023

Dear Members Ahead of our May general meeting, please find attached financial reports (combined): Notes from the Treasurer Transaction list Assets and Liabilities.

AGM2023 – Treasurer’s report

At the 2023 AGM the Treasurer, Sue George, will table: Treasurer’s report for last financial year – January-December 2022, and A signed copy of our audited financial statements for last financial year. These are public documents which can be shared with anyone who is interested in our work.

Would you like to work on the management committee?

It’s that time of year when we invite nominations for members who’d like to work on the Management Committee. The MC meets monthly and looks after the running of the BaDL. We do the housekeeping – finances, membership registers, minutes and agendas – as well as organising the events, activities and major projects. Read about…

Community Nest Project: Optimal Design

This post is a summary of our conclusions following extensive research and trials to ascertain the most effective artificial nest design for BaDL’s Community Nest Project.

Cultural Burning Workshop 1: Winter 2022

This burn took place on a private property near Whinpullin (Minto Crag). We learned which plants were ready for burning and how to monitor progress of the fire. It was fascinating to see the insects and birds responding immediately to the fire – moving quietly up trees or into the air to keep cool and…

Cultural Burning Workshop 2: Winter 2022

Conditions were not ideal for burning today but we still managed to make some progress under the direction of Leeton Lee from National Indigenous Fire Network , the crews from Wirrinyah Conservation Services and Bunya Peoples’ Aboriginal Corporation . These have been great learning opportunities. It has also been rewarding to know that we are…

Cultural Burning Workshop 3: Winter 2022

And another great day on country sharing and learning with crews from Wirrinyah Conservation Services and the Bunya Peoples’ Aboriginal Corporation. Thanks so much to Leeton Lee from National Indigenous Fire Network for leading us on this journey. Read more about this cultural burning project. Previous Next

Community Nest Project: Areas & Species

The BaDL Community Nest Project makes nests so local landholders and schools can help arboreal species survive loss of habitat, particularly following the 2019-20 wildfires.