1. Tell me about Tiger Hill Permaculture – how it began, why permaculture Well, while spending several years doing permaculture consulting work overseas on commercial and aid projects, I was always searching for a hill station where I could set up a project to assist locals with research and development toward permaculture. Getting access to […]
Interview with Richard Telford from Permaculture Principles Tell me about Permaculture Principles – how it began, what you sell, a bit about the company/business related to permaculture, who’s involved etc. I developed the Permaculture Principles website in 2007 as a way to introduce the concept to a wider audience and make independent permaculture publications more […]
Do you teach permaculture in Australia and want to offer a great benefit to your graduating students? We are excited to offer an easy sign up system for new permaculture graduates from PDC’s and Certificate permaculture courses in just a few steps. What? Let us know the dates you’d like students to be able to […]
The answer – lots! It’s been a busy few months with some great projects being worked on behind the scenes that you’ll hear about very soon. We also said goodbye to Dylan, our previous staff member, and several of our 2018/2019 Directors. A *huge* thank you all for your fabulous work over the last year […]
Ross Mars’ Candlelight Farm near Perth, Western Australia has had a healthy uptake of students for Cert III and Diploma of Permaculture courses. The 12-month Diploma course has 4 enrolled students who meet with their lecturers for one weekend a month. Recently the students and lecturers spent a weekend away from the classroom and took […]
In 2018 Permafund supported the Foundation for Research and Sustainable Development (FRSD) with micro grant funding for their project in Tamil Nadu, India to teach marginalised farmers how to produce biochar as a low cost solution for the remediation of degraded soils.
Just before the end of the financial year, or anytime, Permaculture Australia’s Permafund welcomes one off and recurring donations, tithes and pledges.
With national housing unaffordability making many young people feel home ownership is out of reach, it is high time for some out-of-the-box thinking. Permaculture Principles and PA Member Richard Telford certainly applied that kind of thinking more than a decade ago when he bought a rundown cottage in Seymour, Victoria. The goal was to deconstruct the cottage […]
In February 2019 Permafund team member, Jed Walker, travelled to South East Bangladesh, to join Rowe Morrow and Ruth Harvey for their second PDC (the first was for local residents). Quaker Service Australia, working with the Bangladesh Association for Sustainable Development (BASD), financially supported the courses. Jed joined the course at Camp 19 in Cox’s […]
After extensive consultation, the Permaculture Educators’ Guild (PEG) has developed a new version of the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) syllabus. The Guild is a group of permaculture educators based in south-eastern Australia, formed to work collaboratively on the development and promotion of permaculture design in its bioregion. Educators in other bioregions are welcome to use […]