Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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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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Meet the New England Candidates will be live-streamed

Meet the New England Candidates will be live-streamed

[ Thursday, 9 May; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join us for a Q and A with the candidates from the New England in the 2019 Federal election. This event will be an opportunity for the Armidale and surrounding business community and residents to meet with and hear from Candidates in the upcoming election. Facilitating the candidates will be ABC New England North West news reporter Caitlin […] full article »

Environmental film screening ‘The Map to Paradise’ + Q&A

Environmental film screening ‘The Map to Paradise’ + Q&A

[ Tuesday, 7 May; 6:15 pm; ] From Executive Producer Martin Sheen, The Map to Paradise is an adventure-filled and spectacularly gorgeous tale about the birth of the global movement to protect the sea. From underwater worlds of ice to glistening coral sanctuaries, discover what it takes to build a movement and to create positive change. Where: Arts A1 Lecture Theatre, University […] full article »

‘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 »

Climate Change and the Cargo Cult Book Launch

Climate Change and the Cargo Cult Book Launch

[ Wednesday, 8 May; 5:30 pm; ] Chris Cunningham Book Launch —5:30pm Wednesday 8th May @ Readers Companion, 151 Beardy Street Climate Change is a major threat to our way of life, and requires urgent political action to remedy its many threats, but is it a symptom rather than the disease? This book argues that the problem lies deep in our commitment to the quest […] full article »

Koalas in the Spotlight — Southern New England Landcare Walcha

Koalas in the Spotlight — Southern New England Landcare Walcha

[ Wednesday, 15 May; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The whole community, including urban dwellers, landholders, local government representatives and wildlife carers are being invited to a free event where the spotlight will be on koalas – literally! Koala conservation is becoming increasingly important in the southern New England region as part of the Northern Tablelands Koala Strategy. “We’d like to involve anyone who has an […] full article »

Preliminary program for Ecoarts Conference 26 MAY

Preliminary program for Ecoarts Conference 26 MAY

[ Sunday, 26 May; 9:00 am; ] EcoArts Australis 3rd National Conference: Using the visual and performing arts to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. Descriptions of our keynote speakers and what they will be presenting are available Description of our field day Please note, the draft program is subject to change. A finalised program will be available on the Ecoarts website closer to the event. full article »

National Sustainable Living Festival – Podcasts 2019

National Sustainable Living Festival – Podcasts 2019

Disruptions for sustainability are happening right now all around the world – whether it’s the explosion in clean energy uptake, the surge of urban agriculture, the growth of regenerative farming or the breakthroughs in zero waste – this is a movement that’s shaking up the norms for a green new deal. This year, the Festival’s program presented […] full article »

WATCH: Accelerate film before #ClimateElection

WATCH: Accelerate film before #ClimateElection

To make sure that everyone, everywhere has the chance to watch the Accelerate documentary before the federal election – and see this compelling call to arms for climate action. Here it is:   The Accelerate documentary shows why we need climate action, and how collectively we can work together for a safe climate future. Since Accelerate was released, there […] full article »