Interview of John Weate, Executive Officer, Paris. June 26, 2013.
John Weate. Portrait.
John Weate has been a councillor on Great Lakes Shire Council since 1991. He was also a member of the Lower North Coast Catchment Management Board. John Weate is the Executive Officer of Great Lakes Community Resources, the Chair of the CMA’s Strategic Investment Committee and is also Chair of the Great Lakes Council’s Wallis Lake Estuary and Catchment Committees, which won the Theiss National Riverprize in 2004.
Great Lakes Community Resources is a not-for-profit community development association, which develops services and enterprises to create employment and training opportunities for disadvantaged unemployed. Using local knowledge and networks, in partnership with government, industry and community, Community Resources assists disadvantaged people to develop social and economic livelihoods for themselves.
Social resilience and innovation.