PA Organisation member, Milkwood, has recently released their first book called: Milkwood – Real Skills for Down to Earth Living. Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar have co-authored this and share their knowledge about 5 topics they are very passionate about: • The Tomato • Mushroom Cultivation • • Natural Beekeeping • Seaweed • Wild Food • The book is beautifully […]
Calling all students and teachers of permaculture at all levels. Permaculture Australia’s Education Team is working on an interactive web page using this snail graphic: We hope to populate the page with an inventory of all courses past and present in all the categories on the snail. To do this we will need your help […]
Ceres in Victoria donated the prize for August: The prize winner was decided by random selection by two Board members. The winner is Stanthorpe Permaculture Group in Queensland!
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 […]