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IMG_0112The last SLEX was in 2011 discontinued because of lack of financial support.

What you need to know about SLEX

The Sustainable Living EXpo started 2007 and is held every year. SLEX initially developed from a number of community events into an integrated flagship event for Armidale and the wider New England region.

As a response to the growth of climate change as an issue for local government, business and the community SLEX aims to provide attendees with the information, inspiration and tools to transitions towards more sustainable ways of living and doing business.

»Latest SLEX News

SLA’s big chance to shine

[ Tuesday, 4 Oct; 4:00 pm; ] Dear Members and Friends of SLA, Council’s annual Sustainable Living Expo (SLEX) is less than a month off, and as usual we in SLA are planning to do a display that will show our spirit: Connect, Create, Inspire, Act. Our strength is in our members’ (that’s you) commitment to local sustainability. Please choose ONE OR MORE from the [...] full article »

Get creative with that ‘junk’ for SLEX

Get creative with that ‘junk’ for SLEX

[ Tuesday, 6 Sep; 4:00 pm; ] Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA) is gearing up for Council’s annual Sustainable Living Expo SLEX, which will be held in the Creeklands on 21,22,23 October. We want YOU to get involved. Have you ever made something useful and/or beautiful out of what others might call ‘junk’? Do you still have it, and can we borrow it for [...] full article »

Come & help plan the SLA display at SLEX

Come & help plan the SLA display at SLEX

[ Tuesday, 23 Aug; 4:00 pm to 5:50 pm. ] Armidale's Sustainable Living Expo (SLEX) is on October 21,22,23 in the Creeklands. There's a meeting to start organising our SLA display for SLEX to be held on Tuesday 23rd August at 4pm at 163 Barney Street. So come along and join in the early planning, get the October dates in your diary – we’ll need lots [...] full article »

Introducing EdFest’11

Introducing EdFest’11

[ Friday, 21 Oct to Sunday, 23 Oct. ] Youth Learning & Leadership for Sustainability has been a strong focus for a wide range of community organisations, schools and educational bodies throughout the New England for many years. It is a priority identified through the New England Sustainability Strategy. YOUth LEADing Australia 2009 and YOUth LEADing the World 2010 were successful in supporting dozens of New England [...] full article »

Quick tour of SLA tent @ SLEX 2010

Quick tour of SLA tent @ SLEX 2010

Hi Folks, If you missed SLEX this year, no fear, I caught it on mobile video. Well I caught the bit that was SLA’s involvement, and that was our Peak Oil tent. It was an undeniable success, and much thanking needs to be done, I hope I don’t miss anyone Jo, Kate, Bar, Patsy, Lindsay, [...] full article »

SLA at SLEX Working Bee

[ Saturday, 23 Oct 10:30 am to Sunday, 24 Oct 5:30 pm. ] When: Saturday, 23rd October 2010 10:30 am Where: Iain's house 23 Kennedy St Nth (off Erskine St) Jo and Pats have put together the beginnings of tasks, and materials lists for the working bee. One of the most challenging things will be some kind of lightweight cardboard or core flute to mount posters. The big posters are approximately 600 X 830cm. Whatever we can scrounge, that is in good condition, will be terrific. full article »

SLA at SLEX Tent setting up

[ Wednesday, 27 Oct 10:00 am to Thursday, 28 Oct 5:00 pm. ] We had a terrific meeting today. We've reached the stage where we need people to say, "Oh, I could do that bit and then they go ahead and do it." More involvement is needed. NEXT MEETING: join us on Saturday, October 16th at 2:00pm at SNELC (stairs to right of Colour Copy Centre in east mall). Finalise [...] full article »

SLA at SLEX Meeting Saturday 2pm at SNELC

[ Saturday, 16 Oct; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] We had a terrific meeting last Monday. We've reached the stage where we need people to say, "Oh, I could do that bit and then they go ahead and do it". More involvement is needed. Join us on Saturday, October 16th at 2:00pm at SNELC (stairs to right of Colour Copy Centre in east mall). Finalise content and assign jobs. full article »

SLA stand at SLEX meeting

[ Thursday, 30 Sep; 5:15 pm to 7:00 pm. ] With SLEX less than five weeks away, we need lots of support. We've got some exciting ideas but still are still focusing on content. If you are free, please come to the next planning meeting. Thurs 30 September at 5:15 at SNELC (Southern New England LandCare, stairs to right of the Colour Copy Centre in the East Mall). full article »

Sustainable Living Expo 2010

Sustainable Living Expo 2010

[ Friday, 29 Oct 9:00 am to Sunday, 31 Oct 5:00 pm. ] Sustainable Living Expo (SLEX 2010), will be held within Civic and Curtis Parks, on October 29, 30 and 31. full article »

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