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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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AACSGaM & Progressive Cinema: Sacrifice Zone

AACSGaM & Progressive Cinema: Sacrifice Zone

[ Thursday, 10 May; 7:00 pm; ] Armidale Action on Coal Seam Gas and Mining and Progressive Cinema present Sacrifice Zone. ‘Sacrifice Zone’ — the film of the threat posed by Santos’ CSG proposals for the Pilliga. When: Thursday 10 May, 2018, 7-9pm Where: Arts Theatre 2, University of New England Anne Kennedy will be there! see a video of her below. [embed width="520"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U-hVDU07-k[/embed] The […] full article »

Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 enviro film: Blowpipes and Bulldozers

Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 enviro film: Blowpipes and Bulldozers

[ Thursday, 10 May; 1:00 pm; ] Peace Studies presents the Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 7-11 May – Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE Mon 7 May: Winter Go Away (2012, 82 mins) Tues 8 May: My So-Called Enemy (2010, 90 mins) Wed 9 May: Concrete, Steel & Paint (2009, 55 mins) Thurs 10 May: Blowpipes & Bulldozers (1989, […] full article »

They keep coming back — Boomerang Bags

They keep coming back — Boomerang Bags

[ Saturday, 12 May; 9:00 am; ] Saturday 12th May, 9am, The Jacaranda Room out the back of Kent House is the location of Armidale Boomerang Bags third sewing bee. Join us to help reduce the use of plastic by sewing cloth bags. If you can’t sew, no problem, we can help you or there are non-sewing tasks also. Great company, great food and […] full article »

Climate Matters: How does climate change affect our health?

Climate Matters: How does climate change affect our health?

For some of us, climate change is a problem in the future. But the health impacts of climate change are already evident. Climate change is a problem right now. Worldwide, weather-related disasters have increased by 46% since 2007. Australia itself has experienced more severe droughts, bushfires, heatwaves and floods over recent years. The New England region is […] full article »

North West NSW residents: Santos response to EIS submissions weak, inadequate

North West NSW residents: Santos response to EIS submissions weak, inadequate

The Santos Response to Submissions for the Narrabri EIS fails to address the many problems that experts and community groups have raised, leaving major data gaps that increase environmental risks. The report provides a detailed breakdown of the submissions, confirming that over 23,000 people made submissions, with 98% of submitters objecting to the project and only […] full article »

Paddle the Clybucca Wetlands

Paddle the Clybucca Wetlands

[ Saturday, 26 May; 9:30 am; ] Save Our Macleay River Inc. invite you to Paddle the Clybucca Wetlands on Saturday 26th May 2018, sponsored by North Coast Local Land Services. This event will showcase the environmental issues associated with the drainage of the Collombatti- Clybucca Wetlands. Guest speakers will include Max Osborne, from Local Land Services and Russell Yerbury, a former Beef producer from Clybucca. The field […] full article »

May Forum: Melbourne to Armidale — Bill McKibben Livestream

May Forum: Melbourne to Armidale — Bill McKibben Livestream

[ Thursday, 3 May; 6:30 pm; ] It is by sheer luck that our usual monthly forum is on at exactly the same time as this important broadcast by 350.org founder and world-renowned climate defender Bill McKibben. Bill McKibben will be in Australia – as a part of 350 Australia’s Fossil Free campaign – to talk to people about what we need to do to […] full article »

Climate Matters: Armidale’s Best Kept Secret

Climate Matters: Armidale’s Best Kept Secret

Commonly known as the Mike O’Keeffe Woodland, the Black Gully Crown Reserve has been transformed from a weed-infested dumping ground into the restored and revegetated area we all enjoy today. As trustees of this Crown reserve the Armidale Tree Group was recognised as one of three finalists in the 2017 Department of Primary Industries Crown […] full article »