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Nature, Climate Change and Renewables to headline State Conference in Armidale

[ Saturday, 4 Jun to Sunday, 5 Jun. ] As perhaps the most critical issues of our time, nature, climate change and renewables will be the focus of the Regional Conference of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC), to be held on the weekend of June 4–5. The 2022 Conference at Echidna Gully, on the edge of spectacular Metz Gorge east of Armidale, is [...] full article »

Nature, Climate Change and Renewables to headline State Conference in Armidale

Presentation: Solar farm learnings — building a renewable energy UNE campus

[ Tuesday, 24 May; 5:30 pm; ] The solar farm project commenced in 2016. It is a cornerstone of UNE’s substantial commitment to renewable energy, but just one in a series of UNE sustainability projects. Along the way to becoming a 100% ‘renewables’ campus, there are many learning opportunities (including around Cultural Heritage, the environment, and our community) – opportunities that are being [...] full article »

Presentation: Solar farm learnings — building a renewable energy UNE campus

Let’s hear about your cycling experiences

Do you ride a bike in Armidale for fun, transport, sport, fitness, recreation or fun? Or some or all of those reasons? Whether you ride sometimes or often, you’re invited to discuss your cycling experiences for a university research project. PhD Researcher and longtime SLA participant Tom Fisher wants to hear from from YOU! If you’d [...] full article »

Let’s hear about your cycling experiences

Reconciliation Bridge Walk — Sunday 29th May

[ Sunday, 29 May; 12:00 pm; ] The 12th annual Armidale Reconciliation Bridge Walk will take place at 12 noon on Sunday 29 May at the picnic area near Armidale Information Centre on the corner of Dumaresq and Marsh Streets. (Flyer attached.) The Bridge Walk is held during National Reconciliation Week – a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements, and to explore [...] full article »

Reconciliation Bridge Walk — Sunday 29th May

Register a Clean Up event… maybe this World Environment Day June 5

Need an incentive to get out there and take action? Grab your diary because World Environment Day is June 5. It’s the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment which is something we should definitely all get behind! But guess what – as worthwhile as it is, the good news is you don’t need [...] full article »

Register a Clean Up event… maybe this World Environment Day June 5

Watch our new video series: Solving Plastic

The plastic crisis is out of control, and corporations are trying to distract us with false promises like recycling and ocean clean-ups. But there are much simpler, more creative ways to solve this waste problem — ones we can start with today. The Story of Stuff Project is pleased to present our latest series, Solving [...] full article »

Watch our new video series: Solving Plastic

Electricity prices are about to surge

Australia’s energy prices have been falling for the last four years, but that’s about to change. Just like the jump in petrol prices earlier this year, households will see a steep rise in electricity bills – up to 25% or more in some States. Expect to hear from your retailer in the next four weeks. I’ve [...] full article »

Electricity prices are about to surge

Watch: Community Strategic Plan at a crossroads — important public engagement opportunity

[ Tuesday, 17 May; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Council will hold an important public consultation session at Armidale on Tuesday, 17 May 2022 at the NOVA UNE Smart Region Incubator (Old Armidale Library), 122 Faulkner Street, Armidale between 6pm – 7:30pm. Armidale Regional Council is at a crossroads and important decisions need to be made. Council’s annual Integrated Planning and Reporting (IP&R) documents including the [...] full article »

Watch: Community Strategic Plan at a crossroads — important public engagement opportunity

Register now for Nature, Climate and Renewables conference 4–5 June at Echidna Gully

[ Wednesday, 25 May; 5:00 pm; ] Nature Conservation Council conference June 4-6, Armidale, New South Wales Sustainable Living Armidale is seeking your enthusiastic support for the Regional Conference of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, to be held at Armidale, New South Wales. The conference will be spotlighting key environmental issues of the tablelands: Nature, Climate and Renewables and is co-hosted by Sustainable [...] full article »

Register now for Nature, Climate and Renewables conference 4–5 June at Echidna Gully

Earth Canvas — On Farm Day

[ Saturday, 28 May; 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] An opportunity to visit a working Merino Wool and Cattle farm near Uralla NSW with Regenerative farmers Tim and Suzanne Wright and Walcha based artist Stephen King. Tim Wright says “The key to successful natural capital management will be crunching the numbers to prove the link with long term farm profitability”. Artist & farmer Stephen King says “I mostly [...] full article »

Earth Canvas — On Farm Day

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.

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