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Living Smart

This innovative and participatory course covers all aspects of sustainable living: energy, water, food, biodiversity, the healthy home, transport, waste and importantly, our health. We explore how we can take realistic initiatives and set achievable goals to deal locally with global issues such as global warming, peak oil, food security, water deficiency and others (www.livingsmart.org.au). You will meet inspiring guest speakers who will make use of the sustainability displays at... [More]
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Living Smart

<p>This innovative and participatory course covers all aspects of sustainable living: energy, water, food, biodiversity, the healthy home, transport, waste and importantly, our health. We explore how

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Organic Gardening

Organic growing is a matter of putting first things first, we start with building a healthy, nourishing soil for our home or balcony garden, then propagating our plants, planting them into our nourishing soil, watering them, protecting them from voracious vegetarian insect pests, and watching them grow. Permaculture in the garden is organic gardening + design, and that’s just what we will learn to create productive small gardens that produce flourishing and tasty plants that... [More]
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Organic Gardening

<p>Organic growing is a matter of putting first things first, we start with building a healthy, nourishing soil for our home or balcony garden, then propagating our plants, planting them into our

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Gardening on the Wild Side

Create garden homes for tiny native bees, frogs, insects, fairy wrens, blue tongue lizards and other creatures using low maintenance garden techniques that mimic nature and which can provide hours of enjoyment. [More]
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Gardening on the Wild Side

Create garden homes for tiny native bees, frogs, insects, fairy wrens, blue tongue lizards and other creatures using low maintenance garden techniques that mimic nature and which can provide hours of

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Bike Maintenance

Thinking about riding to work, shops or for pleasure? Keep your bike running smooth and learn some handy bike maintenance skills. Bring it along to work on during the workshop. This workshop will help you become familiar with your bike and your tools. Also learn some essential maintenance techniques and minor adjustments to keep your bike in good working order. These include: Best way of keeping your bike clean Lubricants Hecking for bike road worthiness How to put your chain back... [More]
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Bike Maintenance

<p>Thinking about riding to work, shops or for pleasure? Keep your bike running smooth and learn some handy bike maintenance skills. Bring it along to work on during the workshop. <br/>This workshop

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Changeology Special

“Changeology Special”...a crash course in changemaking for anyone with a hankering to make a difference. Day 1 we will cover how change happens and learn some basic facilitation skills. On Day 2 we will explore the ‘Rapid Project Generator’ and other tools including innovation and creativity strategies. [More]
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Changeology Special

“Changeology Special”...a crash course in changemaking for anyone with a hankering to make a difference. <br/>Day 1 we will cover how change happens and learn some basic facilitation skills. On Day 2

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Bike Maintenance: Intermediate

This Intermediate Bike Maintenance workshop is for people who want to get more hands on making adjustments to their bicycle. The workshop focuses on setting up and maintaining the most common cable brake systems found on modern bicycles and the adjustment of cable gear systems. IT IS ESSENTIAL that you have previously completed a Bike Maintenance workshop, as the knowledge and skills you gained are required for this intermediate workshop. Topics covered: • introduction to cable... [More]
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Bike Maintenance: Intermediate

<p>This Intermediate Bike Maintenance workshop is for people who want to get more hands on making adjustments to their bicycle. The workshop focuses on setting up and maintaining the most common cable

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Composting & Worm Farming

This course shows how easy it is to reduce household waste through the art of composting and worm farming. Learn how to turn organic waste into food for your garden using a compost bin or worm farm. Topics covered include: principles of composting and worm farming, troubleshooting your compost or worm farm, what is better for you, a compost bin or worm farm, how to use compost and worm castings; and the environmental benefits of composting and worm farming. Participants from the... [More]

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Permaculture: An Introduction

Good food (maybe home-grown), energy and water efficient homes, good company and a constructive approach to living... these things are the essence of the permaculture approach to life. At this five-part workshop were we will learn how to permaculture-ise our lives by taking a journey through the permaculture design system. We’ll explore energy and resource efficient building design with architect Terry Bail and water efficiency with water consultant John Caley. We’ll explore food... [More]

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Permaculture Orchard

It’s a win-win offering-attend the food forest design course and take away the knowledge to create your own food forest in your home or community garden, no matter how small, while your learning helps us design and plant out in the Permaculture Interpretive Garden. Led by professional designers experienced in planning and building food production gardens using the principles of permaculture design, you will learn the design concepts for creating food forests; how to approach making... [More]

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