Bill Mollison (1928 – 2016) was the father of permaculture. Charlie Mgee wrote this song to commemorate his life as a formidable agent of change who inspired the world. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the “In Memory Of Bill Mollison” group on Facebook for the inspiration. www.facebook.com/groups/618041141700206/
Iconoclast, provocateur, visionary, gardener, author, educator, scientific researcher, university lecturer, one-time forester and fisherman — Bill Mollison, was a man of many parts.
Australia and the world have lost one of its most influential thinkers on community-led approaches to sustainable development. Author, educator, academic, researcher and innovative thinker, Bill Mollison, died peacefully in Hobart, Tasmania, on 24 September.
AN ORGANISATION is only as effective as the people who make it up, and Permaculture Australia has a lot of make-it-happen people in its membership. So here’s a slide show to celebrate those who keep this organisation running, who solve the problems and who seek the opportunities to make the permaculture design systems more than it is…
SOMETIMES, you learn something about people who you know in the most unlikely of places.