Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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Living in Armidale NSW Australia, we are part of the global Transition Towns movement that addresses the twin challenges of peak oil and climate change at a community level. We are made up of action groups each with a specific focus, currently these are:

SLA is a volunteer organisation that depends on the energy of its members, so please get involved and join one of the above action groups by clicking on the link and joining its mailing list.

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Support community investment in Sapphire Wind Farm and go in the draw to win an iPad!

Support community investment in Sapphire Wind Farm and go in the draw to win an iPad!

Early results show strong support for community investment in the Sapphire Wind Farm but more expressions of interest are needed for this groundbreaking project to go ahead. Learn more and complete our online survey to win an iPad. Sapphire Wind Farm will undoubtedly have environmental benefits. However community investment would also significantly increase the economic benefits for […] full article »

Progressive Cinema presents film This Changes Everything

Progressive Cinema presents film This Changes Everything

[ Tuesday, 24 Oct; 7:00 pm; ] Progressive Cinema presents This Changes Everything Tuesday 24 October 7pm McCrossin’s Mill Uralla Inspired and narrated by Naomi Klein, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of climate change, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Klein connects the carbon in […] full article »

5th solar power bulk-buy block closing Tuesday 31 October

5th solar power bulk-buy block closing Tuesday 31 October

[ Tuesday, 31 Oct; 5:00 pm; ] Final orders for the 5th block of the solar power bulk-buy are closing with enough time to ensure that all installations are completed before the end of this calendar year. This timing is important as it means participants will be ahead of the next reduction in solar credits (which happens on 1 January 2018). If you are […] full article »

The Victorian Government has just announced they will ban single-use plastic bags!

The Victorian Government has just announced they will ban single-use plastic bags!

It took some time, but at last, we will have a ban on single-use plastic bags in Victoria. Thank you for being a part of this tidal wave of change! Plastic pollution travels easily from land to sea. It blows in from bins and garbage dumps, or flows through stormwater drains into our waterways and eventually […] full article »

Frontline Action on Coal

Frontline Action on Coal

Front Line Action on Coal started in August 2012 and grew from Australia’s first coal mine blockade. The #LeardBlockade was established in response to Whitehaven Coal’s proposed Maules Creek mine and other coal mining operations in the critically endangered Leard State Forest. Having had enough of corrupt politicians putting the interests of mining companies over all else, people from […] full article »

Oven Mountain pumped hydro between Armidale and Kempsey

Oven Mountain pumped hydro between Armidale and Kempsey

“A $1 billion, 600MW pumped hydro project is being proposed on private land in northern New South Wales, in yet another example of the extraordinary interest in storage technologies as the share of low-cost renewables increases across Australia. “A company called Oven Mountain Pumped Storage is proposing the facility – which will have round six hours […] full article »

The truth about gas

The truth about gas

The Australia Institute has been hard at work debunking the gas lies and econobabble. Because the simple the truth is, we have enough cheap easy-to-extract gas in Australia to last 100 years. As Australia Institute advisor, Mark Ogge, wrote in Crikey — there’s just one problem: private corporations are selling it all overseas. Hard to believe, isn’t it? […] full article »

I’ll Have Your Sunburnt Country — poem by G. Adani

Many of you may not know that Mr Gautam Adani writes poetry in his spare time. He has written this poem for Australians… “I’ll Have Your Sunburnt Country” A poem by Mr Gautam Adani I love a Sunburnt Country, A land of leaking brains Of coal-fired power stations And sulphuric acid rains. I love her politicians With their billion dollar loan Their greed and […] full article »