Author Archives: Tania

West Brunswick Community Garden – Come and get involved – Saturday 16th June at 2pm

The West Brunswick Community Garden in Dunstan Reserve (above) was established in 1995 and has provided residents with a place to meet and somewhere to grow food ever since.Unfortunate recent troubles led council to seek a new management group to … Continue reading

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Website “The Simpler Way” includes guidelines on living a simpler life which you can download as a PDF: “The aim of this website is simple: to provide a practical action plan for those people who wish to live a ‘simpler life’”

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Contribute to The City of Melbourne Draft Bicycle Plan

Draft Bicycle Plan 2012-16 The City of Melbourne is committed to becoming a cycling city with safe and connected bicycle routes. By 2016, cycling will account for 6 per cent of all trips to and within the city, with bicycles … Continue reading

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Sharing Abundance in Moreland

A while ago I posted about the Growing Abundance project in Castlemaine, and said it should be happening here… well now it is!!! A fantastic design researcher Juliette Anich,  is the founder of Sharing Abundance, you can register volunteer with … Continue reading

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Produced by the audience, you can watch the full documentary online:

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Documentary: Hooked on Growth

Hooked on Growth: Our Misguided Quest for Prosperity from Dave Gardner on Vimeo. Keep an eye on Transition Coburg in case they host a screening!

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The Real Dirt on Ceres

republished from The Real Dirt on CERES Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 1:31 pm What’s the worst thing that can happen to an environment park that educates kids and grows food? A contamination scare that breaks in the city’s … Continue reading

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Fresh – the movie A new documentary on the industrialised food system. We may have heard or read the issues before, but some nice close up examples of small scale intensive rural and urban sustainable agriculture (or permaculture/holistic management!): [ width=”480″ height=”422″] … Continue reading

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TEDxDirigo – Roger Doiron – A Subversive Plot: How to Grow a Revolution in Your Own Backyard

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Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability, by David Holmgren

Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability, by David Holmgren Thursday Feb 16, 2012, at 12.45 The Wheeler Centre Auditorium, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne,Victoria Retrofitting the Suburbs for Sustainability Are the ‘burbs an unsustainable wasteland and best put in the ‘too … Continue reading

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