A Framework for Climate Action
ARC Climate Emergency Working Group Report 2020 for emissions reduction, carbon sequestration and climate change adaptation.
Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
Lightbulb Moments
Take control of your electrical use & costs with this Resource Guide Online PDF and Print PDF for welfare agencies to assist clients, colleagues and community.

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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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Calling food gardeners of Armidale! get ready for Home Grown Garden Tour 2022

Calling food gardeners of Armidale! get ready for Home Grown Garden Tour 2022

[ Tuesday, 25 Jan; 5:00 pm; ] Would you like to be a part of the Home Grown Garden Tour? This event invites the public into the backyards, community gardens and hidden verges of local food growers in Armidale and will take place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February 2022. You would need to be available over both days for either […] full article »

AURG successful with Stronger Communities Grant

AURG successful with Stronger Communities Grant

Armidale Urban Rivercare Group (AURG) had a very special photo shoot yesterday with our state member Adam Marshall, to launch receipt of our successful grant application Stronger Communities Fund Round Four “Weedy Wasteland to Wildlife Wetland”. This is a very large grant for AURG —$290,030! There was representatives from all the organisations supporting Armidale Urban Rivercare, […] full article »

//CANCELLED// SLA Christmas gathering at the Arboretum Playground

//CANCELLED// SLA Christmas gathering at the Arboretum Playground

[ Thursday, 9 Dec; 5:30 pm; ] Due to lightning concerns — SLA end of year gathering at Arboretum called off Bring a nibble plate to share, and BYO drinks or thermos and cup or glass. Let’s celebrate a big year and prepare for another – caring for the earth and caring for people Thank you to members and volunteers for a big, successful year of […] full article »

//CANCELLED// AURG Working Bee near St Peters Preschool

//CANCELLED// AURG Working Bee near St Peters Preschool

[ Sunday, 12 Dec; 8:30 am; ] We plan to hold our monthly AURG Working Bee on Sunday 12 December near St Peters Preschool weather permitting. Bruce hopes to get the mulch spread on the St Peters site during next week or alternatively we will do this on the 12th. The Preschool want to do their planting before they break for the vacation […] full article »

///POSTPONED to June/// CANA’s National Climate Conference

///POSTPONED to June/// CANA’s National Climate Conference

[ Tuesday, 8 Feb to Thursday, 10 Feb. ] Power through Collaboration: A three-day event for organisations and individuals committed to climate action. Held during the first parliamentary sitting week of the year for 2022, in Canberra on Ngunnawal and Ngambri country, this gathering will be a key opportunity for the climate movement to come together at a critical moment for climate action. CANA invites member […] full article »

Black Gully Festival planning Soiree this Friday @NERAM

Black Gully Festival planning Soiree this Friday @NERAM

[ Friday, 3 Dec; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Black Gully Festival organising committee is holding a Soiree this Friday 3rd December at NECOM Courtyard 6:00 to 8:00pm. Black Gully Soiree facebook event Come along and see how you can join in .. cash bar, nibbles and live music. Come down and get involved…. as a performer, a sponsor, a volunteer, have a stall or run […] full article »

AUDIO: What you need to know for voting

AUDIO: What you need to know for voting

[ Saturday, 4 Dec; ] Voting for Council: A formal vote on the Council ballot paper requires: voting either ‘above the line’ for parties and groups of candidates, or voting ‘below the line’ for individual candidates. DO NOT mix and match preferences across the black dividing line. If voting ‘above the line’, place a ‘1’ in the box above the column of candidates […] full article »

Post COP26 — Climate Reality Check 2021

Post COP26 — Climate Reality Check 2021

The pledges made at COP26 will not prevent 1.5 degrees or even 2 degrees of global warming. The outcome from Glasgow leaves a role for fossil fuels for many decades to come. As a climate advocate, you know the underestimation of the climate reality poses grave consequences for global safety, health and well-being. Get the 2021 Climate […] full article »