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Move to Springbrook?

Started by Jean Wilson in Brisbane Hub. Last reply by Rowan Eisner Jan 7. 2 Replies

Who would like to chat to

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Any progress to report?

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Green Drinks Brisbane is happening this Tuesday - 25 February 2014

Posted by Penny Lyle on February 20, 2014 at 23:24 0 Comments

We are having another Green Drinks night this coming Tuesday on 25 February, 2014. If you haven't been before, new faces are welcome! We would love to hear about the eco-friendly projects you are working on.

For event details, please see Green Drinks Brisbane: February 2014.

August Update for the Permaculture Research Institute Maungaraeeda, Sunshine Coast

Posted by Permaculture R I Sunshine Coast on September 4, 2013 at 11:28 0 Comments

The Earthworks course initiated the first week of August. As we were not undertaking a major Earthworks project on the property, everyone had a look at works already done on the property and a dam being dug elsewhere. Contour and surveying was taught and some practical experience had. The plants planted on the new swale were also looked at, and Tom explained the multiple purposes of the plants, including erosion control on the swale mounds.



Problem: Pollution - Solution: Biogas

Posted by Permaculture R I Sunshine Coast on August 14, 2013 at 19:24 0 Comments

Debates about CSG (Coal Seam Gas) mining are ongoing. There is talk about highly polluted human manure polluting water with oestrogens, prozac and other hormones, drugs and pollutants. Our waste keeps piling up and our energy sources keep depleting.

We have to face the fact that as long as consumers buy products, companies will do their best to source or produce those products. To ensure that we make a change, we will have to hit companies where it hurts them most: the hip pocket! The…


July update for PRI Maungaraeeda, Sunshine Coast

Posted by Permaculture R I Sunshine Coast on July 29, 2013 at 16:58 0 Comments

July has been a very busy month for all at Maungaraeeda. End of June we started a 2 week PDC (Permaculture Design Certificate) course which finished early July. We were very blessed to have a group of wonderful people staying with us for that course, who all shared a variety of life experience with us and made us all feel richer for knowing them. The course was very successful, with …


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Getting the most from the Ning

To get the most out of your use of the Ning we suggest you use the following as a guide for adding content. If we all follow these guidelines it might help bring cohesion to the site.

Groups are to bring like minded people together, and for focused discussion for that group. Each Initiative can create its own group to help centralise communications. You can also create a group for a specific project, it can always be taken down when not needed any more. Groups are a place to… Continue

Created by Scott Hamilton Mar 24, 2010 at 7:22pm. Last updated by Scott Hamilton Apr 22, 2010.

Local Power - PV solar newsletter #24

Local Power is a community initiative based in West End which does bulk buys and instalations of PV solar systems.

Their systems are well below the normal retail price and their service is excellent. Below is their latest newsletter.

Happy New Year !

Thank you for your interest in Local Power. Here is a quick…


Created by Rolf Kuelsen Jan 12, 2010 at 10:54am. Last updated by Rolf Kuelsen Jan 12, 2010.

No Impact Project

Hi everyone,

I've just come across this interesting initiative, it's called "No Impact Project" and this is the website:

All started with the Beaven family trying to reduce their carbon footprint. In their blog you can find a lot of interesting resources:

Check it out!


Created by Alessandro Suppini Sep 29, 2009 at 11:53am. Last updated by Alessandro Suppini Sep 29, 2009.

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Penny Lyle posted an event

Green Drinks Brisbane: April 2014 at The Pav Bar at The Stamford Hotel

April 29, 2014 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Green Drinks Brisbane is a monthly event for socialising and professional networking.Venue: The Pav Bar at The Stamford Hotel, Corner of Margaret and Edward Streets, BrisbaneDate rule: the final Tuesday of each monthTime: 6pm until lateCost: free entry, pay for own drinks/foodNo RSVP requiredContact: for any more information, or to…See More
Apr 14
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Ali McDonald posted an event

Green Speed Learning Forum & Networking Breakfast at Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, G11_4.28 and 4.29 Sky Lounge Function Deck (adjacent Library) Learning Commons (G11), Level 4, Room 4.28

April 11, 2014 from 7am to 8:30am
School of Environment (Architecture) in collaboration with CEFPI (Council of Educational Facility Planners International), AGDF (Australian Green Development Forum) and ALG (Architect's Learning Group) are hosting Green Speed Learning Forum & Networking Breakfasts on Friday 11th April and 9th May. Our next event provides an insight into designing sustainable learning environments and growing the campus at Griffith University. Please join us:WHEN:        Friday April 11th 2014, 7am for 7:25—…See More
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