Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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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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Wildlife Habitat Group meeting this Saturday

Wildlife Habitat Group meeting this Saturday

[ Saturday, 12 Oct; 2:00 pm; ] The next meeting of the Wildlife Habitat Group of SLA will be held on Saturday 12 October at 2pm at Angophora Bushland Reserve (entrance in Burgess St, opp. Stace Street, South Hill Armidale) Hopefully the temperature will only be in the high teens but hats and water bottles are recommended. full article »

New England Rail Trail Crowdfunding Campaign

New England Rail Trail Crowdfunding Campaign

Community organisation New England Rail Trail Inc. (NERTinc) was established to develop the New England Rail Trail and have launched a Crowdfunding Campaign to develop a business plan at Chuffed.org. Their dream is to use the long abandoned Old Great Northern Rail Corridor for recreation, tourism, events, walking, cycling, grazing and much more – to […] full article »

National Sustainable Living Festival – Applications 2020

National Sustainable Living Festival – Applications 2020

[ Saturday, 30 Nov; 5:00 pm; ] Building Australia’s response to the climate emergency. Applications Now Open | New Feature Climate Program Australia is beginning to declare a Climate Emergency and now it’s time to shape and define the emergency response we want to see. The movement to declare a climate emergency is one of the most significant series of events for climate action […] full article »

Climate Matters: Pilliga Leard Tag–Along Tours

Climate Matters: Pilliga Leard Tag–Along Tours

The Pilliga / Leard Tag-along tour is a not for profit tour. It is an activist tour aiming to educate and highlight the dire impacts of coal seam gas and coal mining in our country. It is tour that contrasts the beauty of the Pilliga with the visable impacts of mining Car sharing is encouraged, […] full article »

Climate matters: Dung Beetles

Climate matters: Dung Beetles

According to the 2013 UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, global warming caused by increasing atmospheric greenhouse gasses poses a serious threat to global food and regional water supplies and biodiversity, and threatens the life support systems of hundreds of millions people, especially in Asia and Africa. A few dozen dung beetles species, distributed across Australia […] full article »

October Forum: Youth Futures

October Forum: Youth Futures

[ Thursday, 3 Oct; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Join young Australian singing sensation & climate activist MONTAIGNE with a panel of local young people to discuss YOUTH FUTURES in the AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE Panel presentations, open Q & A session and the launch of the Sustainable Living Armidale Youth Action Awards! The youth panel will provide all the answers. Compered by Adam Blakester. Thursday 3 […] full article »

Global Climate Strike

Global Climate Strike

[ Friday, 20 Sep; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Friday 20 September, 9am-11am Central Park, Armidale Join millions of people around the world walking out of their workplaces and homes to join young people striking from school and university to DEMAND TRUE ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE That is, DEMAND AN END TO THE AGE OF FOSSIL FUELS! Our house is on fire – let’s act like it!!!   full article »

September Forum: Women, Leadership, Climate Change…and Antarctica!

September Forum: Women, Leadership, Climate Change…and Antarctica!

[ Thursday, 5 Sep; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]   [caption id="attachment_15169" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Dr Mary McMillan in Antarctica, 2018[/caption] What if men and women led our world in equal measure? Would our world and the decisions we make on behalf of future generations be different? This was the question that led to the launch of Homeward Bound, a ground-breaking global leadership initiative for women in […] full article »