Beyond Zero Emissions presents…(Part 3)

This is part 3 of Hugh Venables’ powerpoint file that was presented during the Eastern Climate Action Forum on strategies to save energy in the home, that was held at the Forest Hill Uniting Church on 14th August 2014.  (Click here to see Part 2)

TTM at the Ainslie Parklands Primary School Family Fun Fair

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Past Events, Sustainability | 2 Comments
TTM at the Ainslie Parklands Primary School Family Fun Fair

We were at the Ainslie Parklands Primary School Family Fun Fair and according to some inside information, APPS hasn’t had a fair since 1999.  So we were privileged to be able to be at a very rare event in our lifetime 🙂 We gave away more than 100 bags of used coffee grounds, 4 carnivorous […]

Beyond Zero Emissions presents…(Part 2)

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Climate Change, Sustainability | One Comment

This is part 2 of Hugh Venables’ powerpoint file that was presented during the Eastern Climate Action Forum on strategies to save energy in the home, that was held at the Forest Hill Uniting Church on 14th August 2014.  (Click here to see Part 1)

Open Gardens Australia

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments
Open Gardens Australia

We visited one of the Open Gardens over the weekend and it was truly inspiring!  It is really great that Open Gardens Australia, a not-for-profit organisation, enables private gardens of different size, style and description, to be visited with their aim of promoting the enjoyment, knowledge and benefits of gardens and gardening in the Australian […]

VCAN Newsletter early October 2014

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Climate Change | No Comments

Newsletter early-October 2014   People’s Climate Mobilisation Around the world hundreds of thousands marched on 21 September, including 388,000 people filling 80 blocks in New York. Watch this short and inspiring video. In Melbourne there were around 30,000 people, 900 in Geelong and smaller numbers in towns including Metung. Eastern Climate Action Melbourne and the […]

Beyond Zero Emissions presents…(Part 1)

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Climate Change, Sustainability | One Comment

This is part 1 of Hugh Venables’ powerpoint file that was presented during the Eastern Climate Action Forum on strategies to save energy in the home, that was held at the Forest Hill Uniting Church on 14th August 2014.

Fractured Country- An Unconventional Invasion

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments
Fractured Country- An Unconventional Invasion

If you weren’t at our monthly gathering last Sunday night (28th September), you missed an excellent film on coal seam gas mining in Australia – narrated by Jack Thompson. It is really worth seeing, and such an important subject – there are plans for huge numbers of wells to be dug all over our essential farming land. […]