Permaculture Australia received excellent donations for our lucky prize draws for any new and renewing members who joined in June & July 2018. The draw took place in early August by random number generation using a spreadsheet function. It was attended by 2 current Board members who validated the process. The lucky winners were: Stuart […]
The construction of a water retention landscape combined with training was a project that attracted a Permafund micro-grant to Kitale, Kenya in 2017. Through Permafund’s grant of AU $2,000, the Organic Technology Extension and Promotion of Initiative Centre (OTEPIC) trained members of their community in water management by excavating a system of ponds & swales […]
Permafund grant round 2018 guidelines Permafund grants are available for amounts up to AUD $2,000 to community based organisations in Australia or overseas to support their work restoring and improving the environment and building sustainable communities. Grant applications over AUD $2,000 will be considered on the basis of their cost-effectiveness in comparison to smaller-scale projects. Reporting requirements might be […]
Permaculture Australia offered an excellent prize of a David Holmgren signed RetroSuburbia book for any new and renewing members before 30th May 2018. The draw took place in early June by random number generation using a spreadsheet function. It was attended by 3 current Board members who validated the process. The lucky winner was Atlanta […]
In shifting the principles of permaculture design into the personal psychology space, Land and Ladle blogger, Erin Meyer, offers a new application of the principles first articulated in David Holmgren’s book, ‘Permaculture — principles and pathways beyond sustainability’.
Donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible in Australia. We now accept recurring payments.
Timor Leste has made the teaching of permaculture a compulsory subject in the primary school curriculum. Under the curriculum endorsed by the Timorese government in 2015, all primary schools are required to teach permaculture to students in Grades 3 to 6. The inclusion of Permaculture is the brainchild of Ego Lemos, founder and director of […]
The Permaculture Educators Guild was formed as a professional guild by a group of permaculture educators in Victoria in 2014 to advance permaculture education in south-eastern Australia and beyond. Though based in Victoria its focus is the south-eastern Australian bioregion, not limited by State boundaries.
A 2017 Permafund micro-grant of AU$2,000 has supported THREAD Siddharth village to establish a demonstration food chain system for the benefit of 54 tribal women’s organisations in Orisha, India.
Music, food, games and more brought thousands of people to Canberra City Farm for Permaculture Festival 2018, the event leading into Australasian permaculture Convergence 14. An event to remember.