Plastics Recycling

SI South Perth is taking up the challenge to reduce plastic waste as much as possible and recover what is used from the environment and recycle it. Our current project is to collect plastic bottle lids and plastic bread tags as both of these items are not accepted in the City of South Perth recyclingContinue reading

Beanies for the Homeless

In this time of social isolation, here’s something to keep you busy while at the same time contributing to a worthy cause. Why not invest in or dust off your knitting needles and join our community of volunteers who are knitting beanies for the homeless. If you need a pattern see below. This project isContinue reading

International Women’s Day

SI South Perth members attended the UN Women IWD Breakfast at PCEC and were delighted to host eight female students from our local schools. The guest speakers were Sonali Hedditch (Coordinator of UN Women’s Second Chance Education Program), Luz Restrepo (CEO, Sisterworks) and Wendy Yarnold (CEO, Real Futures). The speakers participated in a heart-warming andContinue reading

Australia Day Celebration Zone

SI South Perth members will again be volunteering at the City of South Perth Celebration Zone on Australia Day, 26 January 2020. The family-friendly event spans 10 hectares and includes over 100 free activities and roving entertainment, a range of food vendors and ample shade and picnic areas for families to enjoy throughout the afternoon.Continue reading

16 Days of Activism

Beginning on 25 November and ending on 10 December is the United Nations 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. It is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. This international campaign originated from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Centre for Women’sContinue reading