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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SLA’s response to Armidale Region Draft Renewable Energy Policy

Thank you for preparing this important policy which seeks to shape and optimise the outcomes of State Significant Renewable Energy Developments in the Armidale Local Government Area. Its close relationship to the soon to be exhibited draft Policy for Community Engagement and Benefit Sharing for Renewable Energy Projects is noted. SLA would like to reserve […] full article »

SLA’s response to Armidale Region Draft Renewable Energy Policy

Armidale Action on CSG & Mining meeting

[ Tuesday, 26 Oct; 5:00 pm; ] Where: At Pat’s Place 177 Brown St Armidale (NSW Covid restrictions observed) or zoom Agenda: Dave Paull has resigned as Whitehaven Community Consultative Committee. Elizabeth O’Hara has offered to nominate. Topic: AACSG&M meeting Time: Oct 26, 2021 05:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73440553931?pwd=cWt5V2oxR1JmOENHU0xTR01jdzg2dz09 Meeting ID: 734 4055 3931 Passcode: M42isG full article »

Armidale Action on CSG & Mining meeting

SLA representative quits Maules Creek Community Consultative Committee

Resignation letter of David Paull, Armidale Sustainable Living representative on the Maules Creek Community Consultative Committee (CCC). 19/10/21 David Ross Chair, Maules Creek CCC Dear David Please find my notification of resignation from the Maules Creek Community Consultative Committee. While my participation was in the expectation of a two-way interaction in good faith, I now feel participation in the Committee only […] full article »

SLA representative quits Maules Creek Community Consultative Committee

VIDEO: October Forum — Engaging in and benefitting from the transition to renewable energy

[ Thursday, 21 Oct; 7:30 pm; ] The transition to renewable energy is proceeding more and more quickly, and New England has been declared a ‘renewable energy zone’ by the NSW Government. But what does this mean and how can it benefit our community? These questions and others will be answered by Dr Jarra Hicks in this month’s Sustainable Living Armidale forum entitled […] full article »

VIDEO: October Forum — Engaging in and benefitting from the transition to renewable energy

ABC Friends 2021 public talk with Peter Martin

[ Thursday, 21 Oct; 6:00 pm; ] The local branch of ABC Friends (Northern Tablelands) will be hosting a talk by guest speaker, Peter Martin AM, at 6:00pm on Thursday, October 21. Peter has been a journalist with the ABC for many years, working on a range of programs including AM, PM, the World Today, and most recently The Economists. Peter’s talk, ‘The Responsibility […] full article »

ABC Friends 2021 public talk with Peter Martin

#Faiths4Climate action in pictures

[ Monday, 18 Oct; 11:00 am; ] Delivering letters from people of faith, spirit and conscience in Armidale and Tamworth calling for strong climate action by 2030 to the office of Barnaby Joyce #Faiths4Climate In the media » NBN News | Storytime for climate action full article »

#Faiths4Climate action in pictures

Help count birds with the new Aussie Backyard Bird app

[ Monday, 18 Oct to Sunday, 24 Oct. ] Taking part in the 2021 Birdlife Australia’s Aussie Backyard Bird count is easy! From the 18th to 24th October, spend 20 minutes in your favourite outdoor space and tell Birdlife Australia about the birds you see during that period. Simply register or to download the app and submit your results. Every count helps! Download the Aussie Bird Count app [embed width="520"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4ziO5ebxnc[/embed] full article »

Help count birds with the new Aussie Backyard Bird app

Climate of the Nation 2021 survey and report by Australia Institute

Climate of the Nation is the longest continuous survey of community attitudes to climate change in the country. Some key findings: 82% of Australians are concerned climate change will result in more bushfires, more droughts and flooding, and animal and plant species extinction 82% of Australians support a phase-out of coal fired power stations 79% of Australians rank […] full article »

Climate of the Nation 2021 survey and report by Australia Institute

This week — #vids4climatearmidale Record yourself! Post the video!

[ Friday, 15 Oct; 5:00 pm; ] #vids4climatearmidale On October 15th we want to get our message across to the Australian government. For years and years we have been calling on them to act on climate change, but still no large affective action has been taken. This needs to change. So on October 15th, tell the Australian government how you feel about their inaction […] full article »

This week — #vids4climatearmidale Record yourself! Post the video!

Uniting Church — Protect Creation — Action NOW for 2030

[ Sunday, 17 Oct; 12:00 pm; ] The Uniting Church Armidale will be holding a climate action event on this Sunday October 17th in support of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change and the global multi-religious ‘Faiths 4 Climate Justice’ Day of Action. This will take place outside in the Church courtyard beneath the sky and all people are welcome. No religious […] full article »

Uniting Church — Protect Creation — Action NOW for 2030

Living in Armidale NSW Australia, Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA) 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.

*independent group with own governance