David Holmgren
Aussie St.
w/ David Holmgren

Sat., 29 June 2019
2:30pm – 5pm
Armidale Town Hall
Free Registration at Eventbrite
Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.

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:

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Fair Water Charges for All

Fair Water Charges for All

[ Monday, 17 Jun; 5:00 pm; ] The Climate Council warns that global warming will cause more severe and devastating droughts. This creates problems. Just think of the cost of trucking water to Guyra, which begins on June 11, or the millions it will take to raise the Malpas dam wall. After initial water restrictions were imposed, Armidale Region’s water use did not […] full article »

Register now — Speaking 4 the Planet

Register now — Speaking 4 the Planet

[ Thursday, 20 Jun; ] Armidale Regional Council, the Armidale Catholic Schools Office and 4Sustainability Education are once again holding a Speaking 4 the Planet competition to celebrate World Environment Day. This is an invitation to participate. The Speaking 4 the Planet competition will be held on Thursday 20 June 2019 in the Council Chambers in Armidale. The event is free for schools and runs […] full article »

Progressive Cinema: Growing Change — A Journey Inside Venezuela’s Food Revolution

Progressive Cinema: Growing Change — A Journey Inside Venezuela’s Food Revolution

[ Tuesday, 25 Jun; 6:00 pm; ] 6pm Tuesday, 25th June, McCrossin’s Mill, Uralla. Why does our food system leave hundreds of millions of people hungry? How will the world feed itself in the future in the face of major environmental challenges? Will expanding large scale, energy-intensive agriculture be the answer to these problems? In Venezuela, from fishing villages to cacao plantations to urban gardens, […] full article »

Investment opportunity open for 2 more weeks

Investment opportunity open for 2 more weeks

[ Sunday, 30 Jun; 5:00 pm; ] The Sapphire Wind Farm community investment initiative will close on 30 June there will not be any further extensions. Please invest now in order to not miss out. This offer is open to all residents of NSW and ACT to participate. If you would like to invest now, please click here to go directly to the […] full article »

#StopAdani Postcard from Antarctica

#StopAdani Postcard from Antarctica

The penguins in these photos are chinstrap penguins – they’re not as affected at the moment from climate change as some other species (it was thought a few years ago that they might not be affected much as they tend to live in the warmer areas and rely less on sea ice). But of course […] full article »

Donations of Bikes and Blankets please

Donations of Bikes and Blankets please

I am alerted by Settlement Services that Bikes and Blankets are still needed if anyone has any to offer. Blankets, doonahs etc should be taken to the Salvation Army’s depot in Beardy Street (block between Beardy and Taylor). There is much demand in the community generally. Bikes are needed for members of the Ezidi community. They should […] full article »

Can you give the Regent Honeyeater 3 minutes of your time?

Can you give the Regent Honeyeater 3 minutes of your time?

Taking this 3-question survey could help save the species! The Regent Honeyeater is a unique Australian songbird on the verge of extinction, with fewer than 400 individuals estimated to survive in the wild. By answering 3 simple questions, you can assist us to establish baseline information about the current levels of awareness of the Regent Honeyeater. Completing this survey should take less […] full article »

ReAct Climate Code Red Wrap Up!

ReAct Climate Code Red Wrap Up!

A huge effort leading up to election, along with the fabulous #StopAdani convoy and a month of action, music and trainings on the frontline’s at REACT: Climate Code Red! Like most of you, up here on the frontline’s, we are certainly feeling the disappointment post #ClimateElection of missed opportunity and frustration at the current system – […] full article »