Bike Week 2018
Armidale Bike Week
16–23 September

Bring your friends, family, and your pedal power for these fun Armidale Bike Week Activities!
Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.

SLA

Living in Armidale NSW Australia, we aim to raise awareness of the implications of climate change and the depletion of natural resources, to build networks, and inspire and empower our community to build a more self-reliant, resilient and sustainable future. We are made up of action groups each with a specific focus, currently these are:

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Commute Challenge half way point

Commute Challenge half way point

Hi Commuters, The 2018 Commute Challenge Committee has decided to expose all real-time scores to turn up competition heat. Don’t hold back enter your trips as you make them! This year the day the challenge ends on Sunday the 23rd and that will also be the last opportunity to enter trips into the system. Who can topple the […] full article »

UN Day of Peace

UN Day of Peace

[ Saturday, 22 Sep; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Harmony Group Armidale invites you to celebrate UN Day of Peace. When: Saturday, 22 September 2018 3-5.00 pm Where: Town Hall Cost: $5/person (suitable for adults only) “Commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” Afternoon tea and conversation The strongest pillar of peace is to connect with one another as […] full article »

New SLA Action Group — Habitat

New SLA Action Group — Habitat

Maybe you saw an article ‘Armidale’s vulnerable koalas need urgent attention‘ (with a photo of a koala up a tree at Herman Beyersdorf’s place) in the Extra from SLA Habitat action group so it seems all systems are go. We will be creating a page and a mailing list soon. At the moment the main focus seems […] full article »

FrontLine Action on Coal: An ex-coal worker stopped a coal train

FrontLine Action on Coal: An ex-coal worker stopped a coal train

Watch video of Micah explaining why he also blocked trains from entering the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle! We are sharing stories, sharing skills, and building a community that will continue to work together to ensure a safer climate future. Working together, we will ensure a transition away from coal towards a renewable and safe future! By: FrontLine […] full article »

Healthy soils, healthy crops/livestock and healthy people

Healthy soils, healthy crops/livestock and healthy people

[ Thursday, 25 Oct; 11:00 am; ] Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law Seminar present Guest Lecture “Healthy soils, healthy crops/livestock and healthy people” When: 11am Thursday 25th October 2018 Where: J.N. Lewis Seminar Room, School of Law, Building W038 Who: Professor Carlo Leifert, Director Centre for Organics Research (COR) Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, AU Prior to taking up his position at […] full article »

Family Fun Creek Ride!

Family Fun Creek Ride!

[ Sunday, 16 Sep; 10:30 am; ] Join us for a leisurely bike ride along Dumaresq Creek or be more energetic and join in the QR Code Chase or just look fabulous for Best Dressed Bike! Whichever way you roll it all begins at the Farmers’ Market in Curtis Park at 10:30am. It finishes when you return to the Market just before […] full article »

Commute Challenge ’18 — Bicycle shop voucher prizes!

Commute Challenge ’18 — Bicycle shop voucher prizes!

[ Monday, 17 Sep 6:00 am to Sunday, 23 Sep 10:00 pm. ] How much can you ride during Bike Week? Sept 17th-23rd Ride. Log your trips. Be in the riding to win hundreds of dollars of bicycle shop vouchers! REGISTER OR LOGIN HERE The Commute Challenge is a friendly competition to encourage cycling as a fun and healthy alternative to vehicle commuting. Participants can register as an individual or team of […] full article »

Garden Design with Native Plants — 4 Open Gardens

Garden Design with Native Plants — 4 Open Gardens

[ Sunday, 16 Sep; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Australian Plant Society Armidale and District Group invite you to a free, interesting weekend on 15-16th September Ben Walcott, Leader of the Garden Design Study Group for the Australian Plant Society will be talking on “Garden Design with Native Plants” Date: Saturday 15th September Time: 2.00-5.00 pm Venue: Armidale City Bowling Club Auditorium Afternoon tea […] full article »