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 **



/ 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!

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Permaculture Design Certificate – Sydney

July 1, 2012 to July 12, 2012 July 1, 2012 to July 12, 2012

Join Nick Ritar with special guests Hannah Moloney (Cultivating Community) and others for an amazing two weeks of permaculture theory, practical workshops, site visits and intensive design exercises exploring permaculture in the middle of Sydney.

During this PDC, examples of designing for energy conservation, food production systems, nutrient cycling and more will all be addressed with a combination of rural and urban examples.

We also blend into our established and certified curriculum new material from a range of other world-leading thinkers and activators on subjects like transition, food security, regenerative agriculture, urban water harvesting and many more.


Jul 1 2012 – Jul 13 2012  9:00am – 5:00pm
Alexandria Park Community Centre – Sydney
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Selling the Sizzle

February 28, 2012 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Engaging the public on climate change, inspiring employees on corporate responsibility, generating buzaz around sustainability; this masterclass will have something for everyone.

Whether your aim is to raise awareness or inspire action, our wealth of experience and our high energy, hands-on, creative approach will ensure you feel inspired, confident and better equipped to effectively communicate sustainability.

NAB, Level 15, 255 George Street, Sydney


Lucy Shea (Futerra), Ben Peacock, Matt Perry and Scott Matyus-Flynn (Republic of Everyone) are keynote speakers on both days and will be facilitating workshop sessions.

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The Crumbling Ecologies Project



call out to artists and crafters!

Artists and Crafters wanted to make thousands upon thousands of hand cast porcelain Geranium Leaves. No prior skills necessary, we will teach you the rest!

The Crumbling Ecologies Project will use thousands of hand cast porcelain geranium leaves to create a large installation in Gallery 1 at Craft Victoria, April 2012.

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Artist’s Sustainability Workshop – 22 Nov.

AbaF Victoria and CLIMARTE invite you to attend a one day, interactive workshop with Guy Abrahams, co-founder of CLIMARTE, to learn how to build sustainable art practices.
Sustainability and the Arts will raise awareness of the role the arts play in environmental sustainability, and explore how eco-friendly initiatives can be applied to artistic practices. Speakers include: Jen Rae, Artist and PhD candidate at RMIT University; Sarah Tomasetti, artist and lecturer at RMIT University; and Jack Manning, Associate at Net Balance.
Cost: Free – Morning tea and lunch provided. Date: Tuesday 22 November 2011. Time: 09:30am to 03:00pm. Venue: River Studios, Corner of Dynon Road and Sims Street, West Melbourne. Register: online at Places are limited.

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City of Melbourne.