My permaculture journey started way back before my consciousness of what permaculture is – began. At my Nana’s knee in fact. My grandmother was a classic Depression gardener. Everything left over, spare and not needed went into her garden. As a child, I delighted at the treasure trove of goodies to be found whilst digging […]
Permaculture Australia’s Education Team has designed a survey to ask which permaculture courses people have done, are doing or would like to do in the future. The survey also asks what other studies you’ve undertaken, other qualifications gained and how permaculture education has influenced your career pathway. Perhaps you may be interested in gaining more […]
Western Australia educator Dr Ross Mars has announced that students can now enrol in the online Certificate IV in Permaculture course (AHC42115) through Perth-based Skills Strategies International. Skills Strategies International is the first Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia to offer Certificate I, II, III, IV and Diploma in Permaculture as well as the 4-unit […]
If you’ve been thinking about becoming a member of PA now is a great time. To coincide with the release of the 2020 Permaculture Principles calendar we have copies to give away! Each person who signs up as a PA member before midnight 30th Oct will go into the draw to receive a free copy […]
The Global Climate Strike is happening THIS Friday 20th September, three days before the UN Climate Action Summit. Millions of school children around the world are calling on adults to join them in the streets and send a message to governments – now is the time for urgent and meaningful climate action.
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.