Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.
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Inquiry into Koala habitat – a chance to have a say

23 football fields of koala habitat in NSW are bulldozed EVERY SINGLE DAY! Koalas are in major trouble in NSW, but we have an opportunity to help them. A NSW parliamentary inquiry is investigating the true picture of koala numbers and their habitat loss. Inquiries can put an issue in the spotlight when communities actively engage and demand […] full article »

Inquiry into Koala habitat – a chance to have a say

The next SLA forum: WATER, The Facts

[ Thursday, 1 Aug; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Kent House (Faulkner Street opposite Central Park) WATER, the facts Presentation, Questions, Brainstorming MAYOR SIMON MURRAY Armidale Regional Council will discuss and answer questions about supply, usage, restrictions, prediction on length of supply, possible responses to the effects of drought on water MANISH KHADGI Water and Sewer Services Operations Engineer Will provide technical information Everyone is welcome The rising banks of Malpas dam as […] full article »

The next SLA forum: WATER, The Facts

Climate Change: The Human Cost

[ Monday, 29 Jul; 12:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Monday 29 July, 12 – 1pm, Paul Barratt Lecture Theatre, Psychology Building, University of New England (UNE), Armidale Richard Parncutt presents the seminar “The human cost of climate change: Estimating long-term human mortality”. He will present the case that we can make predictions of future death tolls as a result of climate change impacts, which presents […] full article »

Taking Sustainability into our own hands

[ Saturday, 3 Aug; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] URALLA SUSTAINABILITY EXPO To support people to take their own actions towards sustainability, Z-NET Uralla is holding a hands-on Sustainability Expo on 3 August 2019, in partnership with Uralla Shire Council, as a Local Government Week event. Working together, there are lots of actions that the community and local government can take to make our day […] full article »

Taking Sustainability into our own hands

July Forum: Aussie St follow-up

[ Thursday, 4 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] David Holmgren presented Aussie Street, Town Hall, last Saturday — a fictional account of a typical street in Australia from the 1950s depression to the near future, interestingly another depression of the 2020s. Through David’s permaculture vision for suburbia we invite you to a follow up forum around these points: Motivation to, and knowing how to, reduce environmental […] full article »

July Forum: Aussie St follow-up

SLA 2019 AGM

[ Thursday, 4 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] The AGM will be held before the July forum with office bearers elected and Convenors of Action Groups endorsed. A brief year in review by Action Group convenors and vision for the future year will be presented by the current convenor Mahalath Halperin. The AGM will start at 7 pm at Kent House on Thursday 4 July. […] full article »

SLA 2019 AGM

How do you Choose Products at the Grocery Store?

Would you like to participate in a University of New England study? Understanding Factors that Influence Sustainable Palm Oil-Related Purchasing Behaviour This research aims to explore what factors might influence people to purchase or not purchase products containing only sustainable palm oil. What will be required of you? To participate in a group discussion If in Armidale, the discussion can […] full article »

How do you Choose Products at the Grocery Store?

Transition Streets Australia

Transition Streets is a project of the worldwide Transition movement. The idea is to find like-minded others within easy walking distance to start a Transition Streets group. Typically a group will meet monthly to work through the seven chapters of the workbook to discuss the information and ideas for making change in the areas of Water, […] full article »

Transition Streets Australia

Aussie St. Tour w/ David Holmgren comes to Armidale Town Hall

[ Saturday, 29 Jun; 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Aussie St; our shared suburban history and future David Holmgren, permaculture visionary and story teller takes us back through the decades of our lived history in the streets where the quarter acre hosted the Aussie post war dream, through the decades of rising affluence and additions, ageing and infill, permaculture inspired retrofit and on, through a […] full article »

Aussie St. Tour w/ David Holmgren comes to Armidale Town Hall

Climate Matters: Tips to lower your household energy use

Start with behaviour, it’s free. Below are positive things to do. Each saves a tiny bit of electricity but together they add up. Laundry and hot water Do I take short showers, so use less hot water. Do I wash my clothes in cold water? Do I hang my clothes to dry outside rather than use a clothes dryer? Windows Do […] full article »

Climate Matters: Tips to lower your household energy use

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