The Westcoast Community Centre provides a congenial meeting place for the local community to increase their knowledge and skills through a variety of courses, talks and visits to places of interest.

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Coming Up Talks...

Cynthia Griffin - U.S. Consul General

Originally from Connecticut, U.S. Consul General Cynthia Griffin is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and French and is also proficient in Thai. With this linguistic background it is not surprising that she has had such diverse assignments around the world as a member of the Senior Foreign Service. Cynthia will describe her role in her present position in Perth and discuss highlights from her fascinating career

 Dr Damian Barrett - Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)

A key presenter at international events, Dr Damian Barrett is the Chief Research Scientist leading the Water in the Resources Sector section in the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship for the CSIRO. He will present information about shale gas and hydraulic fracturing, what the difference is between shale gas and coal seam gas and some of the potential social, economic and environmental impacts of the shale gas development.