• April 26, 2017

    A global celebration of Permaculture

    Story by Russ Grayson, April 2017

    Celebrating International Permaculture Day 2017

    International Permaculture Day is the day that permaculture acts like the global movement is it. In countries around the world, permaculture organisations and individuals open their properties and projects to show the public that the permaculture design ...

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  • April 3, 2017

    Cash for Environmental Education

    Keen to undertake an educational project or program to develop the community’s knowledge, skills and commitment to protecting the environmental and living a more sustainable life? The Environmental Education Grants from the NSW Environmental Trust might be just what you’re looking for to get your initiate ...

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  • April 3, 2017

    Connected Corridors for Biodiversity

    Greener cities can result in reduced stress, improved cognitive development in children, reduced mental fatigue and reduced crime - to name but a few of the many benefits' (Professor Sarah Bekessy from RMIT).  Unfortunately, the growth and development of cities has resulted in less natural areas. In cities, these ...

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  • April 3, 2017

    Solar My Schools @ Principals' Forum

    Twenty-three local schools from around Randwick were represented at a breakfast briefing recently to hear about the Solar My Schools initiative on offer as part of the regional environmental program organised by Waverley, Randwick and Woollahra Councils.

    Almost half the schools across the region have enquired or are ...

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  • March 30, 2017

    Images of Earth Hour 2017

    IT DIDN'T LOOK promising at first. Dark clouds, then a light shower sent all but the prepared and hardy scurrying for shelter. Fortunately, the rains ceased for the rest of the evening and the Earth Hour celebrations could go ahead more or less dry at Randwick Community ...

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  • March 1, 2017

    Earth Hour ‘filip’ for eastern suburbs Councils

    Earth Hour ‘filip’ for eastern suburbs Councils

    Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils are banding together to support the 10-year celebration of Earth Hour this year.

    Originating in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has of course mushroomed into an international reminder of actions we can all take to protect ...

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  • Feb. 16, 2017

    On health and sustainability: Interview with nutrition expert Rosemary Stanton

    I recently caught up with one of Australia’s best-known gurus on nutrition. With over 50 years’ experience, 32 books and over 3000 articles to her name, Rosemary Stanton knows a thing or two about clean living for your body and our planet. Here are some of her ...

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  • Dec. 23, 2016

    12 Tips For Living A Sustainable Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

    Scientists are unanimous on the state of crisis our planet is in. Global carbon dioxide rates – the gas responsible for global warming –reached an all-time high in September, and is expected to get even worse in the coming months. Water levels are rising at a pace that will ...

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  • Nov. 2, 2016

    Tamarama waterfall - Can you spot the difference?!!

    For the last 4 years, Council has been working closely with contractors, Council's parks teams and Bushcare volunteers to fix one of the most beautiful gullies in this little corner of the world. The photos speak for themselves…Seeing the waterfall is priceless so is seeing all ...

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  • Nov. 2, 2016

    Three top tips for water-wise apartment living

    Ever had the feeling money flows through your hands like water? If you haven’t fixed your leaks or installed water-saving appliances in your apartment, you may be literally pouring money down the drain. With three-quarters of our local population living in units, that’s a lot of ...

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