Launch of OpenWollemi website: software for sustainability

Meaningful data and great software can help people to develop and maintain healthy communities and a rich natural environment. OpenWollemi is dedicated to making the world’s best software for sustainability free, open and accessible. To this end, OpenWollemi supports a network of professionals to collaborate in the development of shared software tools and open data standards for the benefit of environmental and social sustainability. You are warmly invited to join this pioneering community – to share in and contribute to its resources. OpenWollemi is a not-for-profit organisation.

Stop Traffick Charity Launch & Fundraiser TONIGHT!

October 15, 2010

stop.traffick are a recently formed charity launching to raise funds for, and awareness of the devastation trafficking causes women and children in countries around the world. Featuring the generously donated talents of Melbourne favourites The Tiger and Me, the Kimberley’s sweetheart Tash Parker and the stunningly harmonious Hazelman Brothers, please join us 8pm TONIGHT. $10 + BF/ $15. Tickets through Bella Union ticketing. All proceeds will be donated to The Good Day Centre, Cambodia.

RISE Album Launch – “Rhythm of RISE”

October 29, 2010

R.I.S.E (Refugees, Survivors and Ex-detainees) presents a night of hip hop and flavoursome funk beats, for the R.I.S.E Album CD Launch “Rhythm of RISE”. The launch (at Horse Bazaar, 397 Lt Lonsdale St) will showcase some of Melbourne’s finest young talents, including Bangs, Morris B and Gilius, all produced at the R.I.S.E studio by 9 Gates. Starts 7pm. For more info, contact Patrick Mark 0417 369 311.

The Designers Accord: Integrating sustainability into design education

The Designers Accord is a global coalition of designers, educators, and business leaders, working together to create positive environmental and social impact. Recently they launched a means of sharing knowledge with the Toolkit to integrate sustainability into design education. The Toolkit is both a way of thinking and a repository of activities created to prepare designers for the challenges they will face as professionals.

InfoxchangeTV is launched

The Infoxchange Australia team is very excited to launch InfoxchangeTV, a niche video sharing service targeted at the Australian community sector. The video news and information channel has been established to allow people in the community to tell their stories and showcase their projects using a multimedia format. You can check it out at