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News Inaugural Flinders Environment Summit guests visit the Primary School's Edible Garden Project News

Flinders students host first environment summit for Sunshine Coast Schools

Students with a passion for a greener, cleaner planet gathered for the inaugural Sunshine Coast Schools Environment Summit, which was recently hosted by Matthew Flinders Anglican College. The student-led summit was a great success, bringing together more than 40 like-minded, eco-conscious students from schools across the region

Features Peter and Alison Moore walking along Blunder Creek Features

Plastic pollution is a big problem that we can collectively take small steps to solve

“On my afternoon walks with my wife, Alison, we each carry a shoulder bag because along the track we find considerable litter – many chocolate wrappers, plastic bags, take-away cups and other items. We collect soft plastics in one bag and the hard plastic containers, cups and cans in the other, so they are not washed into the creek,” says The Rev’d Peter Moore as World Environment Day approaches

Year 9 St Andrew's Anglican College students Kiavesh, Ethan and Byron have developed ‘AquaShield’, a prototype and business model to replace shark nets with a new alternative and a sustainable design that is reliable, easy to maintain and built with quality materials that last a lifetime

St Andrew’s students to revolutionise use of shark nets

It all started with a simple video clip, that became a major obsession. Now three St Andrew’s students plan to revolutionise the use of shark nets after winning the national final of the young entrepreneurship program, Future Anything


Maths propels students to help save the ocean

Students at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School in Ascot are exploring the daunting environmental issue of plastic pollution in our world’s oceans in a study that combines technology and mathematics processes