Sustainable House Tour Booklet
Sustainable House Tour booklets — Now on sale! $10 from Armidale Outdoors
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.

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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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2021 Sustainable House Tour Booklets — $10 from Armidale Outdoors

2021 Sustainable House Tour Booklets — $10 from Armidale Outdoors

[ Saturday, 8 May; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sunday, 9 May; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Once again Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA) will be holding the fifth of its popular Sustainable House Tours. On previous tours people have visited around 10 local houses, some brand new, that displayed sustainable features. They talked informally to the owners/residents. [caption id="attachment_16401" align="aligncenter" width="466"] SLA’s Bar Finch, looking at the Sustainable Hour Tour booklet with two […] full article »

I Am Greta — must see! at Nonviolent Film Festival

I Am Greta — must see! at Nonviolent Film Festival

[ Thursday, 6 May; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Please join Peace Studies at UNE for the return of the annual Nonviolence Film Festival at Oorala (UNE) from the 3-7 May! All films are free, and everyone is welcome. Thursday at Oorala Aboriginal Centre UNE: I am Greta (2020, 1 hr 38 mins) The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen […] full article »

Rural Lifestyle Block and Climate Risk Workshop

Rural Lifestyle Block and Climate Risk Workshop

[ Saturday, 8 May; 2:00 pm; ] In case you missed it, there is one more Rural Lifestyle Block and Climate Risk Workshop to be held next Saturday 8th of May, at 2:00pm to 5:30pm, at the Armidale City Bowling Club. Even though this event is primarily focused on rural residents from the “Dangarsleigh & Kelly’s Plains” Landcare group areas, the workshop is […] full article »

The Armidale Climate and Health Project — Open Day

The Armidale Climate and Health Project — Open Day

[ Saturday, 15 May; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] We’d like to invite you to the Armidale Climate and Health project Open day and creek walk on Saturday 15th May! All welcome to come along to this family friendly event with free lunch, live music, dancing and a creek walk. Free registration. How do we build community connections and resilience in the face of climate change, improve our health and […] full article »

Do you want to reduce your energy Bill? Free community workshop

Do you want to reduce your energy Bill? Free community workshop

[ Saturday, 15 May; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Saturday, 22 May; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Sustainable Living Armidale & the Armidale Regional Council are sponsoring a Free Community workshop as part of the Climate Emergency Program Do you want to reduce your energy Bill? Do you want to reduce your energy footprint? or both? Join the ‘I CAN DO IT’ 2021 workshop KENT HOUSE, SATURDAY, MARCH 27th, 2–4 pm KENT HOUSE, SATURDAY, MAY 15th, 2–4pm GUYRA […] full article »

NSW National Party under pressure as ‘Zombie’ PELs come alive in Parliament

NSW National Party under pressure as ‘Zombie’ PELs come alive in Parliament

Legislation to cancel twelve so-called ‘Zombie’ coal seam gas exploration licences across North West NSW, including in the Upper Hunter, has been formally introduced to NSW Parliament by Independent NSW MP Justin Field, setting up a debate and vote next week, ahead of the May 22 Upper Hunter by-election. The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and […] full article »

Community Partnership Program at our local Regional Australia Bank

Community Partnership Program at our local Regional Australia Bank

Sustainable Living Armidale is pleased to announce our participation in Regional Australia Bank’s Community Partnership Program. This program allows you to support us without costing you or Sustainable Living Armidale a cent! All you need to do is save with an eFree, Community Partnership Account or Youth Account at Regional Australia Bank, and elect to support […] full article »

Australia wide climate risk assessment

Australia wide climate risk assessment

A new non-partisan network of current and former defence and security practitioners has launched: the Australian Security Leaders Climate Group (ASLCG), warning Australia is ‘ill-prepared’ for the threats that accelerating climate change poses to Australia’s security. “The 2020 National Climate Emergency Summit helped to crystallise the need to form a specialist task force to develop a […] full article »