This paper, by Colin Ball, considers the history of the philosophical ideas and political connotations of the environmental design system called Permaculture by the co-originators Bill Mollison and David Holmgren.
David Holmgren’s address to the food security day of the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network’s 2007 national conference—Cities Feeding People.
A focus group looks at the decline of environment groups and ponders the future of sustainability activism in the new century.
The author first met Julia when he interviewed her for the now defunct ‘Green Connections’ magazine.
Carolyn Nuttall based her first book, ‘The Childrens Food Forest’, on her experience with primary children in food growing projects at Brisbane’s Seville Road State School, where she was a teacher.
The origins of permaculture can be traced to the book, ‘Permaculture One’, authored by David Holmgren and Bill Mollison in 1978.
Steve Ward (left) was active in the early permaculture scene in Sydney in the 1980s.
Residents of Crystal Waters Permaculture Village, Morag and Raymond teach permaculture and ecovillage design and work in environmental planning through their small business, SEED International.
Sydney resident, Damian Lynch, pioneered the ethical investment industry in Australia in the 1980s with his company, August Investments.
Permaculture design teacher, development assistance worker, home gardener and relocalisation advocate, Rosemary Morrow lives in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney.