Merry Christmas! We hope you had a happy, productive and peaceful 2014. The JGI Australia team wishes to thank each and every one of you for supporting us through the year. We are grateful to our JGIA members, our hard-working Roots & Shoots members, our Chimp Guardians, our volunteers, our corporate supporters and every one
1. White King Pulls Chimpanzee Commercial Off Air JGI is opposed to using Great Apes in advertising and entertainment. Many of you would have seen the recent White King commercial where 3 chimpanzees were used as actors. JGI Australia met with Pental, the company who owns White King, to raise our concerns. By the next
1. The Gadhimai Festival In 2009, approximately 250,000 farm animals were inhumanely sacrificed during Nepal’s Gadhimai Festival. This horrific event occurs every 5 years, with funding from the government, and will be held again this November. We’re calling on all our friends and members to support the work of our colleagues at the Jane Goodall Institute Nepal.
1. UN International Day of Peace Roots & Shoots members around the world celebrated the International Day of Peace on September 21. Congratulations to our Roots & Shoots members who participated. We would love to hear how you celebrated! Please send though any photos and stories to firstname.lastname@example.org. Jane Goodall’s video message can be seen here.
1. Art Workshops Calling all budding artists! Archibald and Doug Moran National Portrait prize finalist Bob Baird, has kindly offered his world class artistic skills to support JGI! We are developing 2 day, animal sketching workshops for beginning adults and welcome your input. Please contact Natalie email@example.com by 5pm August 25, to express your interest
1. Jane’s Prayer for World Peace In light of recent tragedies around our world, we’d like to share this prayer for world peace by Jane Goodall. 2. JGI and Rotary Partnership While in Sydney last month, Jane Goodall met with the Chair of the proposed Rotary Action Group for Endangered Species (RAGES), John Glassford.
1. Jane Goodall’s Australian Tour Jane Goodall’s Australian Tour- Celebrating her 80th Year- was a great success thanks to our many volunteers, supporters, media, sponsors and dedicated personnel. Jane reached approximately 30 million people through media circulation and events, raising awareness of the Institute to an unprecedented level. Thank you Jane for coming to Australia!
1. Australia Welcomes Dr Jane Goodall! Jane has arrived in Australia for the highly anticipated live shows and leadership seminars. Book today before tickets sell out. Tickets to Jane’s 3 live shows are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Phone: 136100 Tickets to Jane’s corporate leadership seminars are on sale now through Trybooking. For further information
1. Jane Goodall Celebrating her 80th Year Tour Only a month to go! Book tickets for Jane’s live shows to be hosted by Jennifer Byrne in Sydney and Melbourne and Ray Martin in Queensland, through Ticketmaster today. Jane’s special guests at the Queensland show include Terri and Bindi Irwin. Book tickets for Jane’s corporate leadership
1. Jane Goodall’s Australian Tour- Celebrating her 80th Year! Tickets to Jane’s 3 live shows are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Tickets to Jane’s corporate leadership seminars are on sale now through Trybooking. For further information and bookings, please click here for Sydney and here for Melbourne. 2. New Solutionaries Facebook Group The Australian members