A Framework for Climate Action
ARC Climate Emergency Working Group Report 2020 for emissions reduction, carbon sequestration and climate change adaption.
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.

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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December Party: Sharing Finger Food at Central Park 6pm Thurs 3rd Dec

December Party: Sharing Finger Food at Central Park 6pm Thurs 3rd Dec

[ Thursday, 3 Dec; 6:00 pm; ] Let us celebrate members and volunteers for a great year of events and forums continuing our vision for Armidale to be a more resilient and sustainable town. It’s simple: bring a picnic blanket, some finger food and drink to share. The festivities will happen at the new time of 6pm Thursday 3rd December at the rotunda in Central Park. […] full article »

Armidale: Protect Our Future, Not Gas, National Day of Action

Armidale: Protect Our Future, Not Gas, National Day of Action

[ Saturday, 28 Nov; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] We will hold a protest at the truck parking just north of the Northern roundabout from 3-5pm Sat 28th November. Support Protect Our Future, Not Gas, National Day of Action. As we expect high temperatures there will be 2 gazebos for shade, there are no sites close to the highway with tree shade at 3pm, please […] full article »

Dynamic Lagoons — 2 minute community survey

Dynamic Lagoons — 2 minute community survey

[ Friday, 18 Dec; 5:00 pm; ] The Dynamic Lagoons Project team are a group of researchers working on upland wetlands (montane lakes). We are currently undertaking a survey to establish knowledge and attitudes related to ecological function of threatened upland wetlands of the New England Tablelands and the Monaro Plateau. The survey takes less than two minutes to complete. Here is […] full article »

Climate Reality Check 2020

Climate Reality Check 2020

NCESummit has teamed up with climate think tank, Breakthrough, to develop a top 20 checklist of critical understandings, observations and insights. Climate Reality Check 2020 is a resource to help climate practitioners, advocates, journalists, business leaders and policymakers better understand and address the alarming mismatch between the current climate risks and the considerably inadequate level […] full article »

Zali Steggall’s Climate Change Bill submission by Pats

I am writing to urge the Federal Government to pass the Climate Change (National Framework for Adaptation and Mitigation) Bill 2020 and the Climate Change (Consequential and Transition Provisions) Bill 2020. My reasons are as follows. CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology Report, ‘State of the Climate 2020’, leaves no doubt that Australians are already experiencing […] full article »

Zali Steggall’s Climate Change Bill submission by Helen

Submission to the House Standing Committee on Environment and Energy review and report into the Climate Change (National Framework for Adaptation and Mitigation) Bill 2020 and Climate Change (National Framework for Adaptation and Mitigation) (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2020. I strongly support the Climate Change (National Framework for Adaptation and Mitigation) Bill 2020 and Climate […] full article »

buy nothing day

buy nothing day

[ Friday, 27 Nov; ] Each year, the Story of Stuff Community participates in Buy Nothing Day, an active form of protest against Black Friday, the holiday of waste and overconsumption. Typically, we’d recommend that you spend your time, energy, and money on shared experiences with the people that matter most, like going to a concert, having a picnic, or spending […] full article »

First dedicated Koala Conservation Officer for the Southern New England region

First dedicated Koala Conservation Officer for the Southern New England region

Mr Andersen will work with Southern New England Landcare to deliver the Northern Tablelands Koala Partnership Project, which will draw on recent and historical data to identify koala populations and engage and inform the community to help deliver ‘on-ground’ action. “I’m keen to work with the community to give our local koala population a helping hand,” […] full article »