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.
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 […]
PA’s AGM took place on Sunday 14th April 2019. The main business besides approving the annual report is accepting a new Board of Directors for the 2019/2020 year. The new Board is now Virginia Solomon, Wendy Marchment, and Cally Brennan who all stood again. New comers are Ian Lillington from Victoria and Kym Blechynden from Tasmania. […]
The excited winner of the Moisture meter was Sam from Aspendale in VIC. Thanks to GroundGrocer.com for the donation:
As flagged previously, PA would like to invite applications for the following opportunities: Administration and Memberships manager Webmaster Social Media and Marketing Administrator If you would like to apply for one or more of these positions, please complete the application form and send by email to the recruitment chair, Cally Brennan (email [email protected]) Please note, preference will […]
Our Annual General Meeting of Permaculture International Limited is coming up soon for our members on Sunday 14th May 2017 at 11.30 am EST at Djanbung Gardens, Nimbin, NSW. There is also an opportunity for members to join us via teleconference…
The happy winner of the Zippy Weeder was Julie from Marrickville in NSW. Thanks to Ladybeetle Enterprises for the donation: The grateful winner of the 1 litre of EM was Alastair from Claremont in Tasmania. Thanks once again to GroundGrocer.com for the prize donation: