The Transitions Film Festival

February 11, 2012 7:00 pm to February 18, 2012 7:00 pm

The Transitions Film Festival is a visionary film program dedicated to showcasing ground-breaking  documentaries about our global culture in transition towards a sustainable future.

The festival takes place as part of the Sustainable Living Festival with the support of the United Nations Association of Australia (Victoria), the City of Melbourne, Red Energy, Hepburn Wind, Prosper Australia and

The program features an inspirational line-up of world-changing documentaries including national and international premiers and culminates with a free state-wide synchronised screening of Yann Arthus-Betrand’s spectacular film ‘Home’.

Screenings include live introductions by international filmmakers and NGO’s as well as an interactive short film forum hosted by the United Nations Association of Australia.

It is anticipated that many events will sell out. Book early to avaoid dissapointment. For more information about the program and session times click HERE or keep up to date on Facebook or Twitter

A Decade of Forest Defence – 3 Day Music & Arts Festival

January 20, 2012 to January 22, 2012

Rivers Edge Campground, Lonnavale
Southern Tasmania

The Huon Valley Environment Centre is celebrating reaching a milestone, we have turned ten years old, and this is an incredible achievement for our volunteer run, not for profit organisation. We are holding a festival between January 20th – 22nd 2012 in Southern Tasmania. There will be musicians, cabaret performances, speakers, films, workshops, bushwalks, kids space and activities, art making, a liscensed bar and food stalls. Please join us!

Melbourne New Folk

December 31, 2011 12:00 am to January 1, 2012 5:00 am

Melbourne New Folk have opened a new warehouse space in Brunswick. The space will serve as a bit of a home for Melbourne New Folk and it features a top notch PA and light systems. It’ll be a space available for parties, gigs, shows, showcases and workshops available to all of us who have an interest in making great art for a good cause.

Melbourne New Folk are welcoming members to  join them for Armageddon High for New Years. Band’s, Dj’s, roving performers, wicked drinks, live art and those of you that want to get involved there’ll be ample space to play and get involved. 10% of all of our takings for this and all events will be going to forest activists in Victoria and Tasmania.
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Fair Fashion Show

December 2, 2011 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

The Fair@Square fashion show showcases a variety of approaches to sustainable, ethical fashion. The mix of fair trade, recycled, organic, and handmade items is just a small selection from the growing number of labels which are proving that fashion with a conscience isn’t just about organic cotton T-shirts any more – there’s plenty to choose from for more dressy occasions too. Stay tuned for more about the inspirational labels that will feature on the catwalk.

Date: Friday 2 December, 2011
Location: BMW Edge, Federation Square
Time: 7.30pm – 9pm
Admission: $30 per ticket (Ticket includes Fashion Show & goody bag)

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We Make This City, Sydney

Louisa Dawson - Unravel 

Unravel, 2010. Louisa Dawson

We Make This City is the next program of artworks to be installed for Taylor Square Art in Sydney. Collectively the works will celebrate personal and community action undertaken in response to climate change. Margaret Farmer from COFA has curated the program, which will be launched (by Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore) with DRIFT by David Cross tomorrow,  Thursday Nov 17 from 6pm at Taylor Square. The program continues into May 2012. For more information visit