Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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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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2040 Movie Fundraiser

[ Monday, 12 Aug; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Climate Action Armidale present this special fundraiser screening of 2040 Monday 12th August 6:00pm at Belgrave Cinema, 145 Dumaresq St, Armidale. Tickets: $21 + $2 booking fee – buy below Please be sure to arrive early as the film will start at 6:00pm sharp! https://fan-force.com/screenings/2040-armidale-belgrave-twin-cinema/?fbclid=IwAR05TjEvq0_be_XE7un9KeDJHCd_iD71mSnfl9V-FhiqK-vAll4AYL7Vqds full article »

Community Organising Fellowships 2020

Here’s a great opportunity for serious activists and campaigners. SLA is considering full financial support for a successful local applicant. The Community Organising Fellowship is an exciting initiative that equips community leaders and non-government organisations’ staff with the skills they need to build community power to influence decision-makers. https://www.thechangeagency.org/community-organising-fellowship/ This Fellowship is for campaigners with political experience who have the capacity […] full article »

Free Tours of Council Facilities

Free Tours of Council Facilities

[ Tuesday, 13 Aug 10:00 am to Saturday, 17 Aug 3:00 pm. ] The Armidale Regional Council has organised a series of tours of several of their facilities. From Tuesday 13 August until Saturday 17 August free tours will be conducted at the Armidale, Armidale Wastewater Treatment Plant, Armidale Waste Management Facility, Water Treatment Plant, new Regional Landfill and the Malpas Dam to Guyra Pipeline. Visit their web site […] full article »

Inquiry into Koala habitat – a chance to have a say

Inquiry into Koala habitat – a chance to have a say

23 football fields of koala habitat in NSW are bulldozed EVERY SINGLE DAY! Koalas are in major trouble in NSW, but we have an opportunity to help them. A NSW parliamentary inquiry is investigating the true picture of koala numbers and their habitat loss. Inquiries can put an issue in the spotlight when communities actively engage and demand […] full article »

The next SLA forum: WATER, The Facts

The next SLA forum: WATER, The Facts

[ Thursday, 1 Aug; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Kent House (Faulkner Street opposite Central Park) WATER, the facts Presentation, Questions, Brainstorming MAYOR SIMON MURRAY Armidale Regional Council will discuss and answer questions about supply, usage, restrictions, prediction on length of supply, possible responses to the effects of drought on water MANISH KHADGI Water and Sewer Services Operations Engineer Will provide technical information Everyone is welcome The rising banks of Malpas dam as […] full article »

Climate Change: The Human Cost

[ Monday, 29 Jul; 12:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Monday 29 July, 12 – 1pm, Paul Barratt Lecture Theatre, Psychology Building, University of New England (UNE), Armidale Richard Parncutt presents the seminar “The human cost of climate change: Estimating long-term human mortality”. He will present the case that we can make predictions of future death tolls as a result of climate change impacts, which presents […] full article »

Taking Sustainability into our own hands

Taking Sustainability into our own hands

[ Saturday, 3 Aug; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] URALLA SUSTAINABILITY EXPO To support people to take their own actions towards sustainability, Z-NET Uralla is holding a hands-on Sustainability Expo on 3 August 2019, in partnership with Uralla Shire Council, as a Local Government Week event. Working together, there are lots of actions that the community and local government can take to make our day […] full article »

July Forum: Aussie St follow-up

July Forum: Aussie St follow-up

[ Thursday, 4 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] David Holmgren presented Aussie Street, Town Hall, last Saturday — a fictional account of a typical street in Australia from the 1950s depression to the near future, interestingly another depression of the 2020s. Through David’s permaculture vision for suburbia we invite you to a follow up forum around these points: Motivation to, and knowing how to, reduce environmental […] full article »