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

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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:

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Armidale NPA presentation to IPC Narrabri Gas Project hearing

Armidale NPA presentation to IPC Narrabri Gas Project hearing

Lynne Hosking for Armidale Branch National Parks Association Monday 20 July @ 3:50 pm Thank you for the opportunity of meeting with you. Armidale NPA has members throughout NW NSW. Some are property owners who have experienced extreme stress from drought and bushfires, yet are still keen to have special places protected. For the last twenty years, we as […] full article »

AUGUST FORUM: Stop Laughing, This is serious

AUGUST FORUM: Stop Laughing, This is serious

[ Thursday, 6 Aug; 7:00 pm; ] Mahalath Halperin presents some light relief in these somewhat dire times. Stop Laughing, This is serious – a journey of climate and political cartoons. When: Aug 6, 2020 19:00 JOIN THE ZOOM WEBINAR Passcode: 772614 Or iPhone one-tap : Australia: +61280156011,,98547637505#,,,,,,0#,,772614# or +61370182005,,98547637505#,,,,,,0#,,772614# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): Australia: +61 2 8015 6011 or +61 […] full article »

Community Information Session: Proposed Oxley Solar Development

Community Information Session: Proposed Oxley Solar Development

[ Thursday, 6 Aug; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Armidale Regional Council has asked the Chamber to circulate this notice of a community engagement process with Oxley Solar Farm proponents to be held at Hughes House this Thursday from 12-7pm. Bruce Howard from Oxley Solar Development, NGH Environmental Consultants and Lee McLean from OPF Consulting will be in Armidale for the community information session. The session […] full article »

CLIMATE MATTERS: Willows — friend or foe?

CLIMATE MATTERS: Willows — friend or foe?

You may have noticed that there is a war on willows in Armidale’s creeks. What’s wrong with willows in the creek? Is there anywhere they can be planted? Willows belong to the genus Salix, with nine species occurring on the Northern Tablelands. Willows are commonly planted as ornamental trees, mainly for their decorative foliage. In the […] full article »

Pat Schultz on behalf of AACSG&M objection to Narrabri Gas Project submission

Pat Schultz on behalf of AACSG&M objection to Narrabri Gas Project submission

Narrabri Gas Project Presentation. Tuesday 21st July 2020 Armidale Action on Coal Seam Gas and Mining (AACSG&M) objects to Narrabri Gas Project. I am speaking on behalf of Armidale Action on Coal Seam Gas and Mining, a sub-group of Sustainable Living Armidale. On Oct 2011 our group was invited to visit the Pilliga Forest and look at the […] full article »

Reucassel is back! Fight For Planet A starts AUG 11

Reucassel is back! Fight For Planet A starts AUG 11

Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge explores how we can all reduce our individual and collective carbon emissions. This three-part documentary aims to empower and motivate Australians to take action on climate change. Starts Tuesday 11 August 8.30pm on ABC + iview.   full article »

THE PLUNDERING OF PILLIGA — Only 40 copies left!

THE PLUNDERING OF PILLIGA — Only 40 copies left!

The book ‘The Plundering of Pilliga and Leard Forest and the surrounding farmlands’ is available. It has information about the damage caused to Leard and Pilliga Forests, the water table and our farmlands by coal and coal seam gas mining. It highlights the lack of government regulations, and the failure of self-regulation. It includes self-guided […] full article »

Our Islands, Our Home

Our Islands, Our Home

Eight claimants are taking the Australian government to the UN for failing to act on climate change and for putting the Torres Strait Islands, people and culture at risk. The Torres Strait is made up of 133 islands just north of Queensland, Australia. Each Torres Strait Island is similar, but have distinct and thriving cultures that […] full article »