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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 »

May Forum: Melbourne to Armidale — Bill McKibben Livestream

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 »

Climate Matters: Armidale’s Best Kept Secret

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 »

AACSGaM & Progressive Cinema: Sacrifice Zone

Partnership Renewal for Community Solar Power Bulk-buy Program

Farming the Sun has surpassed its goal of 1MW of additional solar power installations throughout the greater New England North West region (NENW) of NSW. This amounts to a significant 2% increase in the number of small-scale solar installations. Total installations for Farming the Sun from all projects over the last decade have now surpassed 2.25MW […] full article »

Partnership Renewal for Community Solar Power Bulk-buy Program

Electric Vehicle Expo 2018 in Inverell

[ Friday, 4 May to Sunday, 6 May. ] “Gathering of the Geeks” Electric Vehicles Expo Where: National Transport Museum Inverell NSW 2360 When: 4th to 6th May 2018 [embed width="520"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pY65V5uDEM8[/embed] Visit the New England in Autumn for the first Electric Vehicle Expo and Motor Show held over 3 days and 3 Shires. The National Transport Museum is the largest in New England (4000m2 under one […] full article »

Electric Vehicle Expo 2018 in Inverell

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 »

Nonviolence Film Festival 2018 enviro film: Blowpipes and Bulldozers

New SLA action group — Boomerang Bags

Sustainable Living Armidale’s Waste action group had this great idea — Bring-a-Bag Armidale. The idea was to promote people taking their own bags shopping so they didn’t need to use the plastic bags provided by shops. The reason was that plastic bags were ending up in the environment, polluting water ways, acidifying oceans, and generally causing […] full article »

New SLA action group — Boomerang Bags

Volunteer Times: Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden, April & May 

Wednesday afternoons: 4pm – 5.30pm Sunday afternoons: 3pm – 4.30pm Come along to help with weekly weeding, planting and general community garden upkeep. All helpers of all ages are very welcome, and greatly appreciated! Contact: Kate Wright Note: In the case of inclement weather, the volunteer sessions will be cancelled. full article »

Volunteer Times: Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden, April & May 

Second working bee for Boomerang Bags

[ Saturday, 14 Apr; 9:00 am; ] Saturday 14th April, 9pm, The Jacaranda Room out the back of Kent House is the location of Armidale Boomerang Bags second 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 »

Second working bee for Boomerang Bags

Farm Planning Takes Innovation Approach

[ Monday, 16 Apr; 5:00 pm; ] Landholders in the Southern New England are set to take advantage of farm planning with an agro-ecology focus and a twist of innovation at the end of April. “This particular opportunity has emerged out of feedback from participants at an event with David Hardwick run by the Northern Tablelands Local Land Services at Kentucky last year,” […] full article »

Farm Planning Takes Innovation Approach

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