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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The Armidale Climate and Health Project — Open Day

[ Saturday, 15 May; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] We’d like to invite you to the Armidale Climate and Health project Open day and creek walk on Saturday 15th May! All welcome to come along to this family friendly event with free lunch, live music, dancing and a creek walk. Free registration. How do we build community connections and resilience in the face of climate change, improve our health and […] full article »

The Armidale Climate and Health Project — Open Day

Do you want to reduce your energy Bill? Free community workshop

[ Saturday, 15 May; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Saturday, 22 May; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Sustainable Living Armidale & the Armidale Regional Council are sponsoring a Free Community workshop as part of the Climate Emergency Program Do you want to reduce your energy Bill? Do you want to reduce your energy footprint? or both? Join the ‘I CAN DO IT’ 2021 workshop KENT HOUSE, SATURDAY, MARCH 27th, 2–4 pm KENT HOUSE, SATURDAY, MAY 15th, 2–4pm GUYRA […] full article »

Do you want to reduce your energy Bill? Free community workshop

Rural Lifestyle Landholders Climate Risk | FINAL FORUM

[ Thursday, 20 May 5:30 pm to Friday, 21 May 7:30 am. ] During April and May 2021, Southern New England Landcare and Sustainable Living Armidale coordinated three interactive pilot workshops for rural residential landholders in the Guyra & Black Mountain, Dumaresq & Invergowrie and Kelly’s Plains & Dangarsleigh areas around Armidale. During this final forum, to be held Thursday 20th May from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, we […] full article »

Rural Lifestyle Landholders Climate Risk | FINAL FORUM

Community joins to ‘Restore our Earth’

More than 200 members of the community, including many families and school students, enjoyed a signature Autumn day in Armidale’s Civic Park on Saturday, April 24th, to show their interest in and support for ‘Restoring the Earth’ – the theme of this year’s Earth Day. The event utilised the Civic Park Labyrinth and led participants […] full article »

Community joins to ‘Restore our Earth’

The 2021 Sustainable House Tour experience

Every two years since 2012 SLA has held a Sustainable House Tour. 2020 was a dud because of covid-19, but last weekend the fifth House Tour was on again. This tour was different than previous years, with the focus on renovations. Lengthier conversations were held the first hour of each session. 71 people joined in […] full article »

The 2021 Sustainable House Tour experience

2021 Sustainable House Tour Booklets — $10 from Armidale Outdoors

[ Saturday, 8 May; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sunday, 9 May; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Once again Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA) will be holding the fifth of its popular Sustainable House Tours. On previous tours people have visited around 10 local houses, some brand new, that displayed sustainable features. They talked informally to the owners/residents. [caption id="attachment_16401" align="aligncenter" width="466"] SLA’s Bar Finch, looking at the Sustainable Hour Tour booklet with two […] full article »

2021 Sustainable House Tour Booklets — $10 from Armidale Outdoors

I Am Greta — must see! at Nonviolent Film Festival

[ Thursday, 6 May; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Please join Peace Studies at UNE for the return of the annual Nonviolence Film Festival at Oorala (UNE) from the 3-7 May! All films are free, and everyone is welcome. Thursday at Oorala Aboriginal Centre UNE: I am Greta (2020, 1 hr 38 mins) The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen […] full article »

I Am Greta — must see! at Nonviolent Film Festival

Rural Lifestyle Block and Climate Risk Workshop

[ Saturday, 8 May; 2:00 pm; ] In case you missed it, there is one more Rural Lifestyle Block and Climate Risk Workshop to be held next Saturday 8th of May, at 2:00pm to 5:30pm, at the Armidale City Bowling Club. Even though this event is primarily focused on rural residents from the “Dangarsleigh & Kelly’s Plains” Landcare group areas, the workshop is […] full article »

Rural Lifestyle Block and Climate Risk Workshop

NSW National Party under pressure as ‘Zombie’ PELs come alive in Parliament

Legislation to cancel twelve so-called ‘Zombie’ coal seam gas exploration licences across North West NSW, including in the Upper Hunter, has been formally introduced to NSW Parliament by Independent NSW MP Justin Field, setting up a debate and vote next week, ahead of the May 22 Upper Hunter by-election. The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and […] full article »

NSW National Party under pressure as ‘Zombie’ PELs come alive in Parliament

Community Partnership Program at our local Regional Australia Bank

Sustainable Living Armidale is pleased to announce our participation in Regional Australia Bank’s Community Partnership Program. This program allows you to support us without costing you or Sustainable Living Armidale a cent! All you need to do is save with an eFree, Community Partnership Account or Youth Account at Regional Australia Bank, and elect to support […] full article »

Community Partnership Program at our local Regional Australia Bank