With national housing unaffordability making many young people feel home ownership is out of reach, it is high time for some out-of-the-box thinking. Permaculture Principles and PA Member Richard Telford certainly applied that kind of thinking more than a decade ago when he bought a rundown cottage in Seymour, Victoria. The goal was to deconstruct the cottage […]
It was nice to be asked to do a talk at the first Community Expo which happened Sat 2nd Sept 2017 at the public park in Stanthorpe next to the swimming pool. Its focus was health and wellbeing, so I decided to talk about the health benefits of growing your own food, as well as […]
SATURDAYS during course time at Randwick Sustainability Hub there’s buzz about the place… the buzz and movement of people doing things.
Russ Grayson writes… THIS WEEK I attended the Think.Eat.Save event on World Environment Day at UNSW and learned that having someone else do your communications is a useful thing.
LANDSCAPES WITHOUT PEOPLE are spaces, not places, but in the permaculture design of shared facilities such as community gardens or sustainability education centres, we strive to build places, not spaces.
HOW DO WE re-create Permaculture Australia (PA) as a viable, go-to organisation for the design system in Australia?
How can we improve the practice and reputation of permaculture? How can we make Permaculture Australia a viable and vital organisation to do this?
Just had a PIL/PA Directors meeting and I spoke about recent trip to Afghanistan, suggestion came that I offer something on this on the PA site, so here goes…
I arrived home yesterday exhausted and exhilarated from the 4-day
Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Kuranda.
… reflections by Robyn Francis
I’ve been on the board at Permaculture International Limited (PIL) for about three months now, and from a personal remit that was essentially a fact finding mission, little by little I begin to see the enormous potential in a future Permaculture Australia. …reflections by Kat Szuminska