Don Burke, from Channel 9’s Burke’s Backyard, took over from me as Chair of the Australian Environment Foundation (AEF) this afternoon. Don is calling for a whole new approach to environmentalism and a focus on the management of our National Parks.
Have a read of his media release at
And you can find out more about Don Burke at
There has been a bit at this web-log about the AEF, including
Principles underpinning AEF (May 15th 2005)
Announcing launch of AEF (9th June, 2005)
Piece by Michael Thomson (16th June 2005)
I will still be very active within the organisation. As Chair I had been filling a gap between Barry Cohen leaving and someone else taking over – Don Burke as it turns out.