Friday, 13 January 2012

Opera House Trust AGM

By Fiona Smith and Jack Monaghan

"The Opera House" has been around for a few years now and has a rich
stretch of eclectic history. It is run by a charitable trust, The
Opera House Trust, composed of mostly local people interested in the
management of this unique and wonderful resource for a sustainable
community.
Recently, the trust updated its objectives in line with the new
Charities Act 2005 (we should perhaps define "poor" as "the relatively
impoverished 99%", billionaires need not apply): the relief of poverty
and general community benefits. The objectives are:
To relieve poverty by providing the poor a framework for sustainable,
energy-efficient living, by providing fruit and vegetable gardens,
renewable energy, the space for cottage industry and accommodation at
affordable rates.
To benefit the community by nursing plants for and lobbying for native
wetland regeneration on adjacent public lands.
The Trust's 2012 AGM will be held at The Opera House, 52 Doctors Point
Road on Monday March 5 at 6pm. All welcome.


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