Conservation Council of South Australia

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The Conservation Council of South Australia is an environmental organisation that aims to develop the green movement’s blueprint for environmental action in South Australia, by focusing on water, planning, waste, biodiversity, coast and marine, and energy. The organisation serves as a peak body, representing approximately 50 member groups. Combined, these groups represent over 90,000 South Australians with the common goals being the conservation and protection of the environment.[1]

The Council is an independent, non-profit and strictly non-party political organisation.

The organisation to 'give a voice to the growing environmental challenges that face us and the emerging solutions showing the way to the future.' Significant efforts of the organisation are place on education and engagement.

The Conservation Council of South Australia informs the public and government on key environmental issues and participates in government and community processes that seek to restore and protect the natural environment. The Council liaises with industry, government departments, unions, community organisations and all political parties. By nominating individuals to sit on government committees, the Council provides the community with opportunities for direct input into government decision making.

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  1. ^ "Conservation Council of South Australia - About" Conservation Council of South Australia (accessed 2013-12-14)