Permaculture Australia is the national member based permaculture organisation in Australia, governed by a Board of Directors. We currently have two (2) vacancies on the Board, to commence in early February 2020. The position(s) are for a period of three months, with the option to renominate at the upcoming AGM on Wednesday 21 April 2020. […]
Permafund, as part of Permaculture Australia, provides small grants to community permaculture projects in Australia and overseas. We are pleased to announce that our next grant round will focus on designing for disaster, including bushfire preparedness and recovery.
PA is looking for a *superstar* volunteer(s) to join our Permaculture Australia Fundraising and Supporters team (FaST). This is a minimum 6 month volunteer position based anywhere in Australia (minimum 2 hours/week all online) starting end of Feb 2020.
A new year – means new exciting changes for Permaculture Australia for 2020 – and beyond. As you know we’ve been working hard on the *brand new* website – to be launched very soon! In addition to a new and improved member section to promote your great activities, it will be sleeker, easier to find […]
We hear lots of disheartening stories about the state of the world and the climate crisis we are facing. So we are taking a different focus. PA, as the national member association for permaculture, has a key role in informing society about the value of permaculture as a win-win solution at this critical time. It’s […]
Morning views from the annual PA Board of Directors face to face meeting, held in Research, Victoria, home of Virginia (Chair of the Board of Directors) and Stephen. This beautiful property is home to three households, bees, chickens, dogs, veggies and two cellars stocked with home produce and preserves. It is also now featured as […]
“Don’t wait for that country block to start practicing permaculture”: Ben Habib on applying permaculture principles to daily life.
Supporting capacity building and the establishment of permaculture food gardens to improve nutrition and a place to demonstrate and learn. Introduction: Thank you to Permafund and all those who contribute to it, for supporting programs that help vulnerable women and children in East Africa with a $1,000 grant. In December 2018, I was invited to […]
In September 2019, the members of Permaculture Australia’s Permafund team gathered at Brogo Permaculture Gardens, the home of John & Sharon Champagne, near Bega, southern New South Wales. The team members, who’d travelled from Tasmania, Victoria, Queensland and the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, enjoyed a tour of the permaculture-designed property before settling in for […]
The Permafund team has received a positive mid-term progress report from the Kiini Sustainable Initiative based in Nyeri, Kenya. Following their receipt of an AU$2,000 micro grant in 2018, they’ve reported that the overall project is progressing well in terms of accomplishing their objectives and adhering to their February to November 2019 timeline. In a […]