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Wombat events

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Wombat Creative manages events that work towards achieving sustainability goals. We work on natural resource management, conservation, agriculture and community events to ensure that our clients have the impact they actually need. We’re not event managers pitching for rural and conservation work, we’re committed natural resource management and conservation workers who genuinely want to help you raise awareness and engage the right audience. We’ve built quite a reputation in coordinating events in far-flung places – shipping in tent cities, sweeping […]

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Ninney Rise, Mission Beach | 3 – 5 July 2014 Overlooking the Great Barrier Reef, Ninney Rise is the heritage listed base from which John Busst organised Save The Reef and rainforest campaigns in the 1960s and 70s. It was a meeting place for campaigners, artists and scientists working to protect the Great Barrier Reef from oil drilling and other threats and for nominating large areas of rainforest to be protected as National Parks. Friends of Ninney Rise are opening […]

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Wombat Creative is bringing its grant writing workshops to Mareeba, Georgetown and Normanton thanks to the support of local organisations and grant funding. The workshops are highly interactive and delivered in plain English with one goal: to give you the confidence to write more grants and win more funds. Mareeba, Monday 25 November, 8.30am – 1.30pm Georgetown, Tuesday 26 November, 8.30am – 1.30pm Normanton, Wednesday 27 November, 8.30am – 1.30pm RSVP is essential. Light refreshments provided. Supported by Gambling Community Benefit […]

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Wombat Creative is bringing its grant writing workshops to Weipa and Cooktown thanks to the support of local organisations and grant funding. The workshops are highly interactive and delivered in plain English with one goal: to give you the confidence to write more grants and win more funds. Weipa, Tuesday 19 November, 8.30am – 1.30pm Cooktown, Thursday 21 November, 8.30am – 1.30pm RSVP is essential. Light refreshments provided. Supported by Gambling Community Benefit Fund, Landcare Queensland, Cook Shire Council, Cape […]

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  So, you work in the environment or community development sector and you run events to help spread the message. But at the end of the day you’re standing in a room or a field and you’re looking at the waste – leftover food, piles of papers and plastic. How do you reduce your footprint when running events? We’ve put together our top 10 tips.   Choose a transport-friendly venue – that is, choose a venue that is centrally located […]

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This annual event takes place in Warwick, 27 – 29 September, with the theme healthy habitats – profitable production. With 300 landcarers expected to descend on the southern Downs town, you can expect all sorts of landcarey goodness. Seven keynote speakers, including Australia’s first ever soil health advocate, Major General Michael Jeffery AO, along with more than 30 concurrent sessions, field trips, social functions and plenty of networking opportunities. Wombat Creative is working with the hosts, Condamine Headwaters Landcare Group, […]

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Landcare, conservation and other community groups run a variety of events. From small weed removal activities for half a dozen volunteers through to field days for many dozen or large conventions for several hundred! But despite the variety of events, there are some basic event management guidelines that will help you piece it all together and perhaps delay the onset of grey hair. Perhaps! In a nut-shell There are basically two things you need to run a successful event.  The […]

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Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management Inc is an independent community-based organisation leading natural resource management (NRM), endeavours within the Avon River Basin in WA.  Over the past six months we have been helping them to organise the Talkin’ Soil Health Conference to highlight innovations in soil management in the Wheatbelt.  The conference held over two days (26 and 27 March) in York was a huge success with over 200 participants from around the region, neighbouring regions and interstate. As part of […]

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I first got into event management because I’m one of those people who doesn’t learn at conferences. I just can’t. Network, yes. But learn, no. Some people can. They come away with reams and reams of notes and lots of ideas and inspiration for the year ahead. Unfortunately I’m not one of those people. So, I figured I may as well make myself useful and lend a helping hand at those events where I’d usually be sitting in the back […]

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Wildlife Queensland is a genuine grassroots group, with a long and powerful history. We were honoured to be chosen as the consultant to help them plan for and manage their 50th anniversary celebrations throughout 2012. With a tiny budget, but lots of ideas, we worked with their staff, volunteers and board to plan long in advance of the anniversary. We edited their 50th anniversary publication, coordinated a launch by the Governor of Queensland and brought together 200 of Queensland’s most […]

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