Addition to events listing

Naomi & Rick Coleman peds at tpg.com.au
Sun Sep 9 06:36:30 EDT 2001


EVENT: Permaculture Design Course
DATES: Sept 21 - Oct 6th, 2001
VENUE: Southern Cross Permaculture Institute
Leongatha South, VIctoria, Australia
COST: $675 AUS incl lunches, notes, accom
INFORMATION: contact Naomi Coleman scpi at tpg.com.au
for a brochure

----- Original Message -----
From: "Pacific Edge Permaculture + Media" <pacedge at magna.com.au>
To: "permaculture" <permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, 8 September 2001 15:05
Subject: Events for visitors


> For visitors to Australia......
>
> EVENTS CALENDAR...
> from Permaculture International Limited and Pacific Edge Permaculture +
> Media.
> ....................
>
> SEPTEMBER
> ------------
>
> EVENT: Ethical investment - EIA's annual conference
> DATE: 3-4 September
> VENUE: Melbourne
> COST: Enquire
> INFORMATION: www.eia.org.au/eia/events_frame.html
> .....................
>
> EVENT: National environmental conference "Achieving Sustainability in a
> globalised world: What are the roles of environmentalists?"
> DATE: Friday 7 September
> VENUE:  Melbourne
> COST: Enquire
> INFORMATION: (03) 9416 1166  http://www.enviroconf.com
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Building with mudbricks
> DATE: 8-9 September and ongoing dates
> VENUE: Earthways, NSW  - 150km north of Sydney in the Wollombi Valley
>
> COST: $160 or $300/couple; deposit $30 each non-returnable required to
> secure place. Cheques payable to B Woodward
> INFORMATION: brianwoodward at bigpond.com Phone: 0249983284
> Limit 12 participants; registration - Friday 6pm; course concludes-Sunday
> 3pm
>
> Content  -
> Reasons for using earth - environmental, economic, thermal, aesthetic.
> Techniques- adobe, pise, pressed earth blocks.
> Why mudbricks - advantages over other techniques.
> Performance and testing - strengths, serviceability &council requirements.
> Practical sessions - making and laying mudbricks, finishing walls
> Viewing of mudbrick building under construction.
>
> Accommodation - limited shared dormitory facilities available (mattress
and
> pillow provided-please bring other bedding) - extra $30; otherwise bring
own
> tent/van etc.
>
> Vegetarian food is included in the fee and will be provided from Friday
> evening to Sunday afternoon tea.
>
> Brian Woodward trained as an architect at Oxford and has 25 years research
> and practical experience in mudbrick. He directed the Earth Construction
> Research Unit at N.S.W. University for 4 years. Now engaged full time in
> design and teaching in earth.
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Keeping Chooks in the Suburbs
> DATE:  Sunday 9 September;  12-4:30pm
> VENUE: Ecoliving Centre/ UNSW community garden at the rear of 12 Arthur
St,
> Randwick, Sydney.
> DETAILS: Breeds, their characteristics, where to get them, what to feed
them
>
> and where to get it, natural chicken health, design issues for chook
houses
> and runs, Council regulations. A full selection of books and other
materials
> will be available for inpection and borrowing. Finish by helping to
> construct a chook tunnel into a new orchard chicken run. Orders for chooks
> of many varieties will be taken.  Lunch and afternoon tea provided.  Small
> fee - Bookings required.  Organised by the Ecoliving Animal Systems Team.
> INFORMATION: Cameron Little 02 9398 8838 or cameron.little at unsw.edu.au
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Sustainability in-depth
> DATE: 16-21 September
> VENUE: Schumacher College, UK
> COST: Enquire
> DETAILS: The success of recent business-oriented courses at Schumacher
> College has highlighted the desire of individuals and companies to explore
> sustainability in greater depth than is possible in a typical one or
two-day
> seminar.
> INFORMATION: www.schumachercollege.org
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Frog pond workshop
> DATE: enquire
>
> VENUE:  Cook Community Garden, Waterloo Estate, end of Raglan Street,
> Waterloo.
> DETAILS: Part of bio- diversity month in the community gadrens,you will
> learn how to make a frog-attracting pond and join us in a BBQ as well.
> INFORMATION: Cathy Nandini Ray, Project Coordinator, Waterloo/Redfern
> Community Development Project, UNSW School of Social Work;
> Phone 61 2 93194561 Fax: 61 2 93197615.
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Gardening Australia Live
> DATE: 20-23 September
> VENUE: Sydney Showground, Homebush.
> COST: $15 adults/ concession $11/ $35 family (2 children) + children's
> prices.
> DETAILS: Expo + workshops, seminars. Seed savers Network and UNSW
EcoLiving
> Centre/ permaculture exhibitions.
> INFORMATION: 02 9417 7981.
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Rare Fruit trees Talk by Michael White
> DATE:  Sunday 23 September;  2-3pm
> VENUE: Ecoliving Centre, UNSW community garden at the rear of 12 Arthur
St,
> Randwick, Sydney's eastern suburbs.
> DETAILS: 'By their fruits ye shall know them' Rare Fruit Trees in Sydney:
> how to get them, how to grow them.
> INFORMATION: Michael White phone (02) 4625-6553 (ah)
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Spring time Poetry & Song (and of course Cake!)
> DATE:  Sunday 23 September; 3-5pm
> VENUE: Ecoliving Centre, garden at the rear of 12 Arthur St, Randwick 2031
> DETAILS: BYO poetry, song, instrument and afternoon tea cakes to share.
> INFORMATION: Mary O'Connell    m.oconnell at unsw.edu.au
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Birds and the Bees
> DATE:  Sunday 30 September; 12-4:30pm
> VENUE: Ecoliving Centre, UNSW community garden at the rear of 12 Arthur
St,
> Randwick - eastern sydney
> DETAILS: Introductory Backyard Bee Keeping plus Birdscaping your Garden.
> Birds and bees carry out essential functions in the garden.  Their basic
> biology plus their role in your garden ecology will be covered, as will
> plants and other features that you can introduce to encourage them in.
> Native stingless bees and the more common Honey Bees will be looked at.  A
> hive, bees  and bee keeping equipment will be available for demonstration.
> Where to get them, what it takes to be successful, support groups. What is
> involvd in gathering your own honey plus tasting of local honey.  Lunch
and
> afternoon tea provided.  Small fee - Bookings required.  Organised by the
> Ecoliving Animal Systems Team.
> INFORMATION: Cameron Little 02 9398 8838 or cameron.little at unsw.edu.au
> .....................
>
> OCTOBER
> ----------
>
> EVENT: Birds & Bees workshop
> DATE: Sunday, 7 October
> VENUE: UNSW EcoLiving Centre, 14 Arthur Street, Randwick, Sydney.
> COST:
> DETAILS: Birdscaping your garden and setting up a bee hive for home grown
> honey.
> INFORMATION: tania_rose at hotmail.com
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Hunter Organic Field Day
> DATE: 13 October
> VENUE: Hunter Valley, NSW.
> COST:
> DETAILS:  Biodynamic gardening and seed saving.
> INFORMATION: hmccall at onaustralia.com.au   Phone/ fax 02 49385308.
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Permaculture Designers Gathering 2001
> DATE: 19-21st October
> VENUE:Djanbung Gardens, Nimbin, Northern NSW
> COST: To be determined
> DETAILS: The Designer's Gathering is a forum for permaculture teachers to
> share teaching techniques and materials, discuss matters relating to
> education, the Permaculture Institute/s, teacher registration and course
> accreditation. Open forum, presentations, workshops & discussion groups.
>
> The gathering consists of -
> - Permaculture Teachers Forum; Friday 19 October
> - Permaculture Practitioners Gathering; 20-21 October
> A chance to catch up on the movement, follow up discussions and issues
> raised at the last gathering and develop strategies to take permaculture
> into the 21st century. Time will be allocated for PDC graduates to present
> their work for endorsement for their Pc Diploma application.
> INFORMATION: permed at nor.com.au   www.earthwise.org.au
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Natural World Expo
> DATE: 19-21 October
> VENUE: Royal Hall of Industries (adjacent to Fox studios, Moore Park,
> Sydney)
> DETAILS: Healthy living, organic production and gardening, natural
therapies
> - exhibitions and seminars.
> INFORMATION: www.naturalworld.com.au
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Ecotourism  National Conference - The Choice of Sustainability
> DATE:  22-26 October
> VENUE: Perth
> INFORMATION: www.ecotourism.org.au
> .....................
>
> EVENT: The Public Right to Know
> VENUE: UTS, Sydney
> [transport] Train to Central
> DATE:  Friday 26 October; 6pm.
> COST: Enquire
> DETAILS:The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism is inaugurating
> a series of annual conferences on the Public Right to Know.
> INFORMATION: Chis Nash
> chis.nash at uts.edu.au
> http://www.amnesty.org.au
> .....................
>
> NOVEMBER
> ------------
>
> EVENT: National LETS conference
> DATE: 2 - 5 November
> VENUE: CERES Environmental Park, East Brunswick,Melbourne..
> COST:
> DETAILS: Bartering as a way of life + food coops + tours of organic
> community garden and bushfood nursery.
> INFORMATION: lets at Ceres.org.au
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Hunter Organic Field Day
> DATE: 10 November.
> VENUE: Hunter Valley, NSW.
> COST:
> DETAILS:  Biodynamic gardening and seed saving.
> INFORMATION: hmccall at onaustralia.com.au   Phone/ fax 02 49385308.
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Frogs, Fish & Ponds
> DATE: Sunday, 18 November
> VENUE: UNSW EcoLiving Centre, 14 Arthur Street, Randwick, Sydney.
> COST:
> DETAILS: Learn about watergardens as habitat.
> INFORMATION: tania_rose at hotmail.com
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Permaculture at the Food Forest
> DATE: 25 November
> VENUE: Gawler, South Australia.
> COST:
> DETAILS:  Biodynamic gardening and seed saving.
> INFORMATION: Phone 08 8522 6450  brookman at bigpond.com
> .....................
>
> DECEMBER
> -----------
> EVENT: Hunter Organic Field Day
> DATE: 1 December.
> VENUE: Hunter Valley, NSW.
> COST:
> DETAILS:  Biodynamic gardening and seed saving.
> INFORMATION: hmccall at onaustralia.com.au   Phone/ fax 02 49385308.
> .....................
>
> EVENT: Urban Wildlife
> DATE: Sunday, 2nd December
> VENUE: UNSW EcoLiving Centre, 14 Arthur Street, Randwick, Sydney.
> COST:
> DETAILS: Learn about life in the suburbs and how to encourage it.
> INFORMATION: tania_rose at hotmail.com
> .....................
>
>
> EXHIBITION
> EcoLogic:  Creating a Sustainable Future
> The Powerhouse Museum (Sydney) has a new permanent exhibition about the
> future of life on earth ­ it will examine how the consumer choices we make
> every day are pushing the ecosystems that support us to the brink of
> collapse. But rather than dwelling on the problems, the exhibition will
> illustrate solutions.
> .....................
>
> Visit the PERMACULTURE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED website
> (www.nor.com.au/environment/perma) for:
> - information about permaculture and related courses and workshops in
> Australia
> - to participate in out permaculture teachers and permaculture aid workers
> discussions
> - to find pemaculture sites you can visit and where you can do a
> permaculture internship.
>
> Becoming a member of Permaculture International brings you the opportunity
> to you support permaculture projects worldwide and to participate in the
> development of the permaculture design system. Check our website for
> membership details.
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