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[22 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Backyard Chook Keeping Workshop – Kiama | ]

A workshop on keeping healthy and happy chickens in your backyard.

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[30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Sustainable House Day – Sept 9 | ]
Sustainable House Day – Sept 9

Here’s a great opportunity to have a tour of one of the Illawarra’s most sustainable homes – the Rowes’ residence in Shellharbour.

Events, Growing Food, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations, Keeping Animals, Permaculture, Water »

[13 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Mount Terry Public School Permaculture Garden Opening | ]
Mount Terry Public School Permaculture Garden Opening

A very photo-heavy tour of the permaculture garden that was recently opened at Mt Terry Public School in Albion Park.

Household, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations, Media Coverage »

[6 Jul 2012 | 9 Comments | ]
Illawarra Climate Challenge Wrap-Up

I won the major prize in the Nature Conservation Council of NSW’s Illawarra Climate Challenge!

Household, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations »

[20 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Illawarra Climate Challenge Launch

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW is bringing the Climate Challenge program to the Illawarra – and it’s free!

Growing Food, Illawarra Councils, Permaculture »

[17 Nov 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Kiama Primary School Permaculture Garden Tour

A tour around the Kiama Primary School permaculture garden, with lots of photos.

Events, Growing Food, Illawarra Councils, Permaculture »

[13 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Kiama Primary School Garden Opening

Kiama Primary School had the official opening of their permaculture garden on Friday, and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend. What an awesome garden they’ve built!

Illawarra Councils, Permaculture »

[1 Jul 2011 | 12 Comments | ]
Permaculture Design Certificate Scholarship!

I applied for, and was awarded, a Council scholarship to do a Permaculture Design Course. I can’t wait to get started!

Events, Growing Food, Illawarra Businesses, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations, Permaculture »

[7 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Kiama Sustainability Expo 2011

Lots of photos from the Kiama Sustainability Expo and Kiama Community Garden Open Day, held on Sunday. There were lots of local organisations and businesses present, as well as celebrity gardener Costa from SBS. What a top day!

Electricity, Events, Illawarra Businesses, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations, Science and Technology »

[19 Oct 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Shellharbour Solar Expo A Huge Success

I spent most of Sunday helping to staff the Jamberoo FutureCare table at the Shellharbour Solar Expo, at Shellharbour Workers’ Club (who actually have 22 kW of solar panels installed themselves – see photo).

The expo was organised by Jamberoo FutureCare, in conjunction with Shellharbour and Kiama Councils. There were a number of solar power and solar hot water suppliers there, displaying their products and giving people quotes. There was also a wind power company and a few other energy-related displays. FutureWorld had the table next to us, which was great …