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Melbourne Climate March – Sunday 21 Sept, 11am

9/21/2014 11:00 am, State Library, Sunday State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia Melbourne, VIC Australia is trashing it’s climate policies and it’s global reputation, but world leaders are about to gather in New York for … Continue reading

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Invitation to visit Ted Trainer’s Educational Farm

Invitation to Visit Ted Trainer’s Education Farm Jonathan Rutherford is organising a tour of Ted Trainer’s educational site Pig-face Point, in Sydney. Information about what you can expect to see and do on the tour can be found here. As well as … Continue reading

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Divestment Campaign: City of Moreland

Dear Friends, I just signed the campaign: “Divest City of Moreland’s banking” It would mean the world to me if you could also add your name to this fossil fuel divestment campaign. (If you haven’t heard of divestment before, see … Continue reading

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Strong Local Communities for a World of Change

Transition Coburg has always worked very closely with the Robinson’s Reserve Neighbourhood House (104a Reynard Street, Coburg). Greg, the house co-ordinator, has just been in touch about a new, evening program they are running called ‘Strong Local Communities for a … Continue reading

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Earthbag Dome Building Workshop

In recent months I’ve posted a few times about the ‘simpler way’ demonstration site that I’m helping develop out near Moe, Victoria, Australia. In time we hope this property will become an education centre and hopefully a small ecovillage. Last … Continue reading

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Survive and Thrive in Melbourne – Holmgren and Foss

Greetings all, it’s been a while between emails, but hopefully the event below provides some new energy for transition initiatives and related groups in Melbourne and beyond. On Tuesday 15 July, David Holmgren and Nicole Foss will be presenting on … Continue reading

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Local and Organic Food in Coburg

Hi Folks, Two brief notes today: (1) Transition Coburg is having a gathering on 23rd February at 2pm at the Robinson’s Reserve Neighbourhood House, 104a Reynard Street, Coburg. It’s an opportunity to meet up, exchange ideas and visions, and see if we can’t get … Continue reading

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What could Coburg become?

Imagine a Coburg where we all grow most of our own food and share surpluses with neighbours, or spend our Saturdays at the farmer’s market, browsing the stalls of fresh, local, food; imagine a Coburg where our houses are well … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from Transition Coburg! Three quick notes. First, David Holmgren, co-originator of the permaculture concept, has recently published a new essay entitled, “Crash on Demand,” available here. It’s well worth a read, and highly relevant to the strategy … Continue reading

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Greening Moreland Forum – this Saturday 30 Nov

Hi everyone, Share your ideas, link with others, inspire action! There is a ‘Greening Moreland Forum’ this Saturday, 30 November, from 9.45-1pm (followed by a free lunch), at the Coburg Town Hall. This is the second year this is being … Continue reading

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