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
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Upcoming events iCalendar

2022 SLA AGM + film Planet Local at Kent House

[ Thursday, 4 Aug; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] All are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting of Sustainable Living Armidale Inc. (SLA), which will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday, 4 August 2022. Participants are invited to attend in person at Kent House, 141 Faulkner Street, Armidale, or, in accordance with clause 34 of the SLA Constitution, by Zoom. The formalities will include election of [...] full article »

2022 SLA AGM + film Planet Local at Kent House

Stop Logging in the Styx — sign the petition to the NSW Parliament

The release of the devastating State of the Environment Report (see analysis by Australian Conservation Council) last week highlighted the need to end native forest logging in NSW. There is something we can all do: please sign this petition calling for the end of native logging in NSW. 20,000 signatures are needed by the start of [...] full article »

Stop Logging in the Styx — sign the petition to the NSW Parliament

Workshop: Garden Tools — Recover & Repair

[ Saturday, 20 Aug; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Do you have garden tools languishing in the shed, in need of a fix-up but not sure where to start? Join this session for tips on how to bring them back into service. Bring along a tool you’d like to repair and get advice for that project. All workshops are free of charge and held at [...] full article »

Workshop: Garden Tools — Recover & Repair

Workshop: Bicycle Care & Repair

[ Saturday, 20 Aug; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Bring along your bike and any bike tools you have. Bring your maintenance up to speed, improve safety and extend the life of your bike. All workshops are free of charge and held at Little Birdy, Uralla. To book, email coordinator@zneturalla.org.au or call/text {oh four mobile prefix} 20 514 653. full article »

Workshop: Bicycle Care & Repair

Workshop: Basic Tool Safety & Simple Timber Repairs

[ Saturday, 13 Aug; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Have you got small timber repairs you’d like to do, on furniture or around the house? This workshop will cover choosing and using hand tools and power tools, as well as demonstration of repair techniques. All workshops are free of charge and held at Little Birdy, Uralla. To book, email coordinator@zneturalla.org.au or call/text {oh four mobile prefix} 20 514 [...] full article »

Workshop: Basic Tool Safety & Simple Timber Repairs

Stop blaming organic for poor transitional management practises in Sri Lanka

“Organic land management is not to blame for the current position of Sri Lanka” Tim Marshall, Chair of NASAA Organic said today. NASAA Organic is Australia’s original organic industry association, providing market and industry development, advocacy, education, policy and advice services. “We have been hearing for months now, how the change to organic production has pushed the [...] full article »

Stop blaming organic for poor transitional management practises in Sri Lanka

Zoom: Stories of Transition across Australia

[ Monday, 18 Jul; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] If you are connected with a sustainability group you may like to join us online on Monday 18 July 7.00pm- 8.30pm AEST (5.00pm - 6.30pm WA) where we will hear stories from three Transition groups: Iain Mackay from Sustainable Living Armidale in NSW Karen Hewitt from Transition Tamar in Tasmania Jane Genovese from Transition Guildford [...] full article »

Zoom: Stories of Transition across Australia

Invitation to join Agmentation 2022

[ Thursday, 28 Jul; 5:30 pm; ] I would like to warmly invite you to join us for Agmentation 2022 on Thursday 28th July at 5.30pm at NOVA (122 Faulkner Street) and then on Friday 29th July at the UNE SMART Farm Innovation Centre from 7am! If you have not joined us for an Agmentation before, I can promise you it is [...] full article »

Invitation to join Agmentation 2022

August mid-week Pilliga Tag–Along Tour

[ Wednesday, 24 Aug to Friday, 26 Aug. ] Tuesday 24rd Arrive at Pilliga Pottery at any time. It’s a beautiful place with many activities. Pottery classes, bushwalks, birdwatching and relaxing in beautiful surroundings. The Blue Wren Café is a licensed venue with excellent coffee and meals. 6pm dinner at Blue Wren Café or self-cater. Wednesday 24th BYO breakfast, café is not open early. Café is closed [...] full article »

August mid-week Pilliga Tag–Along Tour

August weekend Pilliga Tag–Along Tour

[ Friday, 26 Aug to Sunday, 28 Aug. ] Fri 26th, Sat 27th, Sun 28th August 2022 The Pilliga Tag-along tour is a not-for-profit tour. It is an activist tour aiming to educate and highlight the dire impacts of coal seam gas. It is tour that contrasts the beauty of the Pilliga with the visible impacts of mining. Car sharing is encouraged, as fuel is the [...] full article »

August weekend Pilliga Tag–Along Tour

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