Maroondah City Council is expanding its annual National Ride2Work Day Event

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Events, Group News | No Comments

Michael Blowfield, Transport and Sustainability Planner for the Maroondah City Council, has announced the Council is expanding its annual National Ride2Work Day Event. The cycling community and workers of Maroondah now have a choice of where they can go to participate,  the popular H.E Parker Reserve Breakfast or Caffe Stazione in the Ringwood Town Square. […]

Transition Townspeople, We Need To Think About Transition

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

TTM President recently came across an insightful article calling for those involved with the transition movement to be more active and look beyond the mantra of resilience. For a thought-provoking go to: http://www.thesimplerway.info/TRANSITIONERS.htm  

TTM Event – Fossil Fuel Divestment

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Events, Group News | No Comments

Don’t burn your retirement in fossil fuels Sunday 21st of August Bendigo Bank Community Room 62 Railway Avenue, Ringwood East Speaker: Tony Gleeson from the Centre for Climate Safety will explain how you can protect your investments in this volatile world of Economics and Climate Change. There will be time for questions! You will be […]

Update to our Privacy Policy

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Group News | No Comments

TTM has updated our Privacy Policy to clarify how we store, secure and manage members’ personal information. We have also stipulated that any member who requests to unsubscribe from our mailing list will have their membership terminated and their information purged from our database. You can find our Privacy Policy on Github

July 2016 Permaculture Swap

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Group News | No Comments

The good folks over at the Outer Eastern Permaculture Swap will be giving a talk on how to make a cold frame/ mini hot house at this month’s get together. These contraptions are great of growing seedlings and Julie Love will show you how to construct one using recycled materials.   For more information, and […]

Skills and Interests Audit

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Group News, Members | No Comments

The first Transition Towns Skills and Interests Audit is now open! This Audit, a big part of our new Strategic Plan is intended to provide the TTM Core Group with insight in what our members are most interested in and what skills they have to share. From this information we hope we are better able […]

Plastic free July!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Here are ways we can each do our bit for the environment. http://www.plasticfreejuly.org

TTM is now on Twitter

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Group News | No Comments

For users of Twitter, you can now find, follow and tweet us @TTMaroondah

Saving Melbourne’s Urban Forests

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Group News, Sustainability | No Comments

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/may/30/data-is-the-secret-weapon-in-the-battle-to-save-australias-urban-forests “The decline in trees has sparked a range of interventions, from urban areas being included in Australian government plans to plant 20m trees by 2020 down to the local efforts of Brimbank City Council on the outskirts of Melbourne, which has mandated a minimum of two trees in the front yards of sub-divided blocks of […]

Meet your candidates

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Group News | 3 Comments

Meet your Liberal, Labor and Greens candidates for Chisholm, Deakin and Kooyong Ask them questions so you can better understand the differences between the politcal party policies on climate change.   When: Thursday, 16 June 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (AEST) – Add to Calendar   Where: Box Hill Town Hall – 1022 Whitehorse […]