Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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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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December Party: Come celebrate 10 years of SLA @ Armidale Community Garden

December Party: Come celebrate 10 years of SLA @ Armidale Community Garden

[ Thursday, 7 Dec; 6:30 pm; ] It’s been 10 years since the conception of SLA — Come celebrate the milestone. Bring everything except a chair (we will supply). Everything being food, drink and nostalgic SLA cuttings and photos (preferably in a sleeved folder) to share. Here is a grab-bag of photos from over the years: The festivities will happen at the new time […] full article »

Book Launch: Fri 8 Dec — Water policy, imagination and innovation

Book Launch: Fri 8 Dec — Water policy, imagination and innovation

[ Friday, 8 Dec; 2:00 pm; ] Book Launch: Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation: Interdisciplinary Approaches (Routledge, 2018). Date: Friday 8 December 2017 Time: 2–3 pm Venue: Chancellery, Booloominbah. Refreshments included. Books available for purchase at exclusive discount rate. This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design. A more open policy conversation about water than […] full article »

3 hour river care working bee

3 hour river care working bee

[ Sunday, 10 Dec; 8:30 am; ] We have decided to hold the Working Bee next Sunday as advised – start 8.30am, Morning Tea 10.00am and finish by 11.30. As many have advised they can’t make it on Sunday, we will discuss over morning tea when we might have a get together/planning meeting in the New Year. Details of the working bee are as […] full article »

SDN Annual Workshop Uralla 17–21 Jan 2018

SDN Annual Workshop Uralla 17–21 Jan 2018

[ Wednesday, 17 Jan to Sunday, 21 Jan. ] We are looking forward to seeing you at the workshop. The 2018 annual Social Developers’ Network (SDN) workshop will be held at Uralla, New England NSW, from the evening of Wednesday the 17th to Sunday night the 21st of January 2018. Since Ned died in 2015, SDN workshops have taken on a new invigoration, which is exactly […] full article »

Sustainable Shopping: the eco-friendly guide to online Christmas shopping

Online shopping has recently smashed retail records worldwide, while its growth has continued significantly in Australia. With Christmas just around the corner, Australia Post expects this to be the busiest year it has ever seen. December is the largest buying month in Australia, with online shopping hitting its peak during the Christmas period. In 2016, total online spending hit a […] full article »

Video: Top 10 brands polluting our beaches

Every September, millions of people around the world participate in International Coastal Cleanup Day to take part in a larger effort to protect our ocean. Cleanups alone, however, will never solve the problem of plastic pollution in the ocean or on its shores. This year, the Break Free From Plastic global movement tried things a […] full article »

By-election #StopAdani gathering with those knagging Nannas!

By-election #StopAdani gathering with those knagging Nannas!

[ Friday, 1 Dec; 12:00 pm; ] We are being visited by a group of 5–7 Coffs Coast Nannas on their way home from a major Queensland protest against Adani. They have invited us to join them in front of Barnaby’s Office. P – L – E – A – S – E come along and have some fun with us – and […] full article »

Armidale briefing: Land Clearing Legal Case

Armidale briefing: Land Clearing Legal Case

[ Monday, 4 Dec; 6:00 pm; ] On Monday you’re invited to join a special briefing at 6pm and the Armidale City Bowls Club to hear about the legal case we’ve just launched against the Government to court to scrap its destructive land-clearing laws, and what the laws mean for nature. From August new land clearing laws have weakened protection for trees and […] full article »