Going Nowhere

November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am November 23, 2012 11:00 am to November 25, 2012 11:00 am

Arts House, Meat Market

Join us over three days at Arts House to explore the different ways that we – as artists and as audiences – can sustainably generate and share creative experiences across the globe.

Without anyone getting on a plane.

Download the Going Nowhere program (PDF, 995kb)

More information http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/ArtsHouse/Program/Pages/GoingNowhere.aspx

Games for Change Australia and New Zealand

November 15, 2012 11:00 pm to November 16, 2012 11:00 pm

We are producing an extraordinary experience for the City of Melbourne that will showcase and provide interactive experiences on how individuals and organisations can learn from the power of digital games and play to achieve positive social, educational and business outcomes.

This is an international event curated from the best in our region and around the world. The focus of the festival is to provide an experience to connect participants in the spirit of promoting, learning and collaborating. There will be an exciting cross section of participants, presenters and facilitators from a range of industries including games development, the arts, design, film makers, multimedia producers, professional business services, marketing, health, education, not for profit, government and the private sector.

RMIT University GEELab is the licence holder for Games for Change Australia-New Zealand, and we are partnering with innovative organisations in education, government, NGOs and in the corporate sector to support the growing interest in digital games, game thinking and play and to showcase how games can be used to deliver positive social outcomes in our communities.

More information and to register http://www.gamesforchange.org.au/about/

Recycled Art Project

August 18, 2012 11:00 am to 1:30 pm 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Be a part of something BIG … contribute to community art made entirely of recycled materials.

The Recycled Art Project is an environmentally sustainable series of workshops.

Kids and their families will contribute to the on-site creation of a public art project, culminating in the construction and installation of a large-scale outdoor sculptural work of recycled materials.

This collaborative cross-cultural residency gives you the opportunity to work with renowned contemporary Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji as part of Kaeru – Environmental Public Art Project, celebrating the New Hamer Hall.

Date & Time
Saturday 18 August, 11am and 1.30pm

Duration: 90 minutes

Pricing
$18 (accompanying adult free)
Ages 6-12*

*All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

More information http://www.hamerhallopening.com.au/whats-on/recycled-art-project.aspx

 

Games for Change Meetup – Melbourne

August 10, 2012 12:30 pm 12:30 pm

Hey just to let everybody know that Games for Change in Australia and New Zealand has been announced! Executive Producer of G4C ANZ, Marigo Raftopolous, will be present with Cameron to talk about what’s going on and how you can get involved! We hope to see you there!

Meeting at the Hairy Little Sista, Melboure

You can check out some preliminary information here: http://www.gamesforchange.org.au

Students of Sustainability

July 4, 2012 12:00 am to July 8, 2012 12:00 am July 4, 2012 12:00 am to July 8, 2012 12:00 am

SoS 2012 will be held on Dja Dja Wurrung country from the 4th to the 8th of July at La Trobe University’s Bendigo campus **

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN – Register at http://tinyurl.com/sos2012rego

RIDE-SHARES BOARD: http://studentsofsustainability.org/2012/need-a-ride-2/

/ Are you committed to a better or more sustainable future? /

/ How about seeing action on environmental and social justice issues? /

/ Or are you just looking for a wealth of information to start getting involved? /

Whatever the reason, Students of Sustainability (SoS) 2012 is for you!

STUDENTS OF SUSTAINABILITY (SoS) is a convergence of students, activists, Indigenous groups, academics, environmentalists, and the wider community. It’s an awesome opportunity to meet like-minded people, have lots of fun and to share knowledge and skills on current environmental and social justice issues. Come and see how you can be part of the environment movement and movements for social change!

Check out http://studentsofsustainability.org/
Contact us on info@studentsofsustainability.org
Or follow @sosbendigo2012 on twitter

Speed date a sustainable designer

June 23, 2012 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

When: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Time: 1-3pm
Where: Customs House Library, Circular Quay, Sydney

Sponsored by the City of Sydney
The City of Sydney’s Green Villages program is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. Read our green tips and latest news, take part in a community garden, apply for a grant, foster our local biodiversity or attend one of our free sustainability workshops. Join us and live, learn and act more sustainably for a greater, greener Sydney.

More information www.greenvillages.com.au

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