Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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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:

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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‘Sacrifice Zone’ and ‘A Simpler Way’ playing at Nonviolence Film Festival

‘Sacrifice Zone’ and ‘A Simpler Way’ playing at Nonviolence Film Festival

[ Wednesday, 8 May; 1:00 pm; Friday, 10 May; 1:00 pm; ] For the past decade, University of New England’s (UNE) Peace Studies has contributed to peace education by hosting the Nonviolent Film Festival. This year it opens on Monday 6 May with the acclaimed documentary Shadow World, about the global arms trade. Other films to be shown include Prison Songs, featuring Indigenous inmates seeking to maintain their […] full article »

May Forum: Battle to conserve UNE habitat

May Forum: Battle to conserve UNE habitat

[ Thursday, 2 May; 7:00 pm; ] The next SLA Forum, on Thursday 2 May, will be on the battle to save University of New England’s (UNE) habitat, presented by Tim Collins {pictured}. In January 2018, UNE management cut down approximately 70 of the largest old trees on campus. Many of these trees were habitat for native wildlife and were representative of the […] full article »

Enmore Planting Day — Thank You!

Enmore Planting Day — Thank You!

With the generous help of 50 volunteers on Saturday, we planted out 2000 trees and shrubs to add to the Saumarez Creek Corridor! The planting will form part of a habitat block at the Enmore TSR on Salisbury Waters. The Saumarez Creek Corridor will consist of habitat patches and stepping stones (smaller plantings) and will eventually […] full article »

Local screenings of film ‘Accelerate’ with message vote #1point5

Local screenings of film ‘Accelerate’ with message vote #1point5

[ Wednesday, 17 Apr; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Tuesday, 30 Apr; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sustainable Living Armidale and Progressive Cinema are co-hosting this screening of “Accelerate”, the film of the Accelerate Climate Action tour with world-renowned author and environmentalist 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben. We’ll be screening the short 30 minutes version of the film so we’ll have time to discuss collective action. [embed width="520"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4gXzF5GzFo[/embed] ARMIDALE: 6–8pm Wednesday April 17th Arts Lecture Theatre […] full article »

Code Red on Climate Change

Code Red on Climate Change

Between the 19th April – 19th May, grassroots groups, artists, musicians & skill sharers from across the continent are converging on Central Queensland for a month of training, workshops and music in opposition to the dangerous Adani Carmichael coal mine. Come up for a few days, a week or the entire month. Join the Bob Brown […] full article »

Climate Reality Leadership training opportunity! Apply by 18 APR

Climate Reality Leadership training opportunity! Apply by 18 APR

[ Thursday, 18 Apr; 5:00 pm; ] From June 5-7 we’re heading to Brisbane to hold our 41st Climate Reality Leadership Corps training. To become a member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, you must apply and be accepted to attend one of our trainings with our chairman and founder, former US Vice President Al Gore. Every Climate Reality Leadership Corps training […] full article »

Join the Stop Adani Car Convoy — Easter Sunday, Coffs Harbour showground

Join the Stop Adani Car Convoy — Easter Sunday, Coffs Harbour showground

[ Sunday, 21 Apr; 9:00 am; ] Our plans are well advanced for this public showdown with the coal mining industry and its political backers. In the run-up to the federal election, the global mining giant looks set to start its colossal Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland. Please now confirm your participation and officially register to join the convoy. We look forward to […] full article »

WATCH: You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg

WATCH: You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg

UPDATE: On Friday May 3rd, school strikers and our communities are holding a #ClimateElection National Day of Action to pressure our Federal MPs like never before. Everyone is invited! Last month — students of Armidale high schools organised the local event #ClimateStrike. Well over 200 school students attended the rally at Central Park, Armidale to protest the lack of action by Australian […] full article »