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

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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CLIMATE MATTERS: Adaptation and mitigation

CLIMATE MATTERS: Adaptation and mitigation

Adaptation and mitigation are two responses to climate change. Adaptation refers to actions we take to avoid the negative consequences of hotter, dryer, more extreme climate. Mitigation refers to efforts to reduce or prevent greenhouse gas emissions and is a response to the causes of climate change. Local farmers who have taken up ‘regenerative agricultural’ or ‘Holistic’ practices […] full article »

AUDIO: Meet The Candidates — Armidale Golf Club + Business New England

AUDIO: Meet The Candidates — Armidale Golf Club + Business New England

“Meet The Candidates” – Armidale Golf Club + Business New England full article »

Climate Café in pictures

Climate Café in pictures

Climate Café at Curtis Park was a success with well over 100 people attending, having a beverage, socialising, playing, dancing, and talking climate during COP26. Here are the photos: #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ full article »

COP26 Creek Walk — Decolonising the New England for Climate Justice

COP26 Creek Walk — Decolonising the New England for Climate Justice

[ Sunday, 14 Nov; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Meet at Lake Zot gate, near UNE Gym carpark This COP26 Creek Walk, funded by Kings College in London, is a vigil remembering colonial violence and link it to climate change. It is an invitation to reflect on the ways colonisation has contributed to the degradation of land and water in Australia. Responding to climate change […] full article »

Leard Forest citizen science bird watching

Leard Forest citizen science bird watching

[ Saturday, 13 Nov to Sunday, 14 Nov. ] When: Saturday 13th- Sunday 14th November 2021 Where: Leard State Forest (Saturday) and Leard State Conservation Area (Sunday) Camping available: Fri 12th and Sat 13th November at Maules Creek Community Hall Optional night-spotting in Leard State Forest on Saturday night. A field trip and bird survey is planned at the Leard Forest precinct, which includes the […] full article »

Shape your region — Armidale Regional Council needs to hear you! ends this Sunday

Shape your region — Armidale Regional Council needs to hear you! ends this Sunday

[ Sunday, 14 Nov; 5:00 pm; ] All Councils in NSW are governed by a suite of strategic documents. At the very top of these sits the Community Strategic Plan (CSP). The CSP is placed at the centre of a suite of integrated plans known as the Integrated Planning and Report Framework that sets out visions, goals and strategic actions to achieve […] full article »

AURG Working Bee for Sunday 14 November venue now Yagoona Gully

AURG Working Bee for Sunday 14 November venue now Yagoona Gully

Change of plan for this coming Sunday. Bruce has had an accident injuring his foot; so cannot complete preparations at the St Peters site. Instead we will change venues and meet at the eastern side of Yagoona Gully. Work will be similar to that previously advised and include cutting and pasting as well as general weeding of […] full article »

Meet the Candidates for the upcoming local elections at Armidale Golf Club

Meet the Candidates for the upcoming local elections at Armidale Golf Club

[ Wednesday, 17 Nov; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] This is a free event hosted by Armidale Golf Club and Business New England but you do need to book through Try Booking. When: Wednesday 17 November 2021 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (UTC+11) Where: Armidale Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Armidale New South Wales 2350 full article »