It has long been evident that if ethical groups could combine to direct their financial and consumer power they would be the largest unified world body in history, writes Bill Mollison in exploring the potential for a world organisation representing citizens rather than corporations and governments.
Bill Mollison’s interests ranged far and wide, and building was one of them. In this brief story Bill reports on a construction techniques for barns and houses.
The Trust-in-Aid scheme represents an early foray into international development by a then-young permaculture movement. This article by Bill Mollison describes some of its intentions.
In 1985, the idea of assisting communities in developing countries develop self-help initiatives based on permaculture design was in gestation. In this article, Bill Mollison reports on both ideas and progress.
Writing in 1983, Bill Mollison discusses the state of our desert areas and Aboriginal desert foods and settlement.
In this 1983 story, Bill Mollison offers a criticism of the conventional approach to Aboriginal affairs and outlines a different approach based on local development and self-management.
IN this interview published in Permaculture magazine in 1983, Bill Mollison ranges over a number of topics including organic gardening and soil contamination.
The parable of the chicken is a well-known tale in permaculture in which Bill Mollison emphasises the fact that permaculture is not about any of the components that we might install in a design, it is about the connections between them.
Tagari Community at Stanley, Tasmania, was an industrious place out of which the Permaculture Consultancy operated and from which the emerging permaculture network was coordinated. In this update to work at Tagari, Bill Mollison lists the design documents available at the time as well as the permaculture design consultants living in other states who had completed their training at Tagari.
The Lost Stories are Bill Mollison’s articles published in the print magazine originally named Permaculture, then International Permaculture Journal and finally the Permaculture International Journal that was published between 1978 and 2000. All stories and other content ©Permaculture Australia unless otherwise noted.autumn Story by Bill Mollison, 1980, Autumn Edition. There are now enough of us […]