• May 31, 2017

    World Environment Day, just around the corner!!

    With World Environment Day just around the corner, there are many of us thinking about the extra steps we can take to help out our Planet!

    Clean air, rich soil and soul-saving trees and plants

    Celebrated every year on June 5, World Environment Day is about renewing the ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    Eastern suburbs garden reveals botanical surprises

    Story by Russ Grayson, May 2017

    THE GARLIC has started to poke its little green head above the soil and the pomegranate has turned bright yellow as it prepares to shed its leaves for the cold season. It is only hours before the first day of winter here ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    Join in and meet new people!

    Connecting People to Nature’, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, invites us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance.
    What better way to connect with nature than getting in amongst your local bushland with a dedicated group of bush-caring people. 

    Randwick ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    Energy savings for residents — Our Energy Future

    Randwick residents can now access a new energy saving initiative that will help them reduce energy costs and usage around the home.

    ‘Our Energy Future’ is a new program on offer across a number of metropolitan Councils, including Randwick, which will link residents to up-to-date information on how ...

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  • 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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