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Sacred Passage on Flinders Island, Tasmania

Friday 5th November to Mon 15th November 2010 - How can we save our planet if we aren't connected to ourselves or to Mother Earth?
Join a nature retreat led by Professor of Ecology and Master of Taoism and Buddhism, Professor John P Milton; learn to connect to self via connection with nature.
An opportunity to learn from a true Master, in a pristine, natural setting on Flinders Island in the Bass Strait, north of Tasmania.
Places are limited and only a few are left. Click on the poster image below to find out more.


National Permaculture Day of Action

Saturday 1st May 2010 - open houses/gardens and events all over Sydney and beyond
See the poster pages s below for events so far - more are likely to be announced closer to the date on

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Permaculture City & Eastern Suburbs April Meeting
Saturday 17th April, 2pm at Barrett House Randwick
Topic:"Water - much more than our most precious resource"
Presented by Kerry Dwyer and Peter Driscoll, this discussion will explore the many dimensions of water and its mysteries.You'll never think of water the same way again after this meeting

Waverley Council 2010 "Greenwave" Calendar of workshops and events
A great series of events for everyone - get in quick as they fill fast. Click here for all the details

Changing the Dream Symposium
Saturday 6 March 2010 2pm to 7pm
Permaculture City & Eastern Suburbs member Lance Lieber is organising this great looking symposium to get to the heart and soul of our relationship with our planet. Location is 95 Roscoe Street Bondi Beach. Click here for brochure with all details

Next Permaculture City & Eastern Suburbs meeting
Saturday 20th February, 2pm at Barrett House Randwick

Latest (Jan to March 2010) Sustainability Courses from City of Sydney
Held at the Watershed. Click here for the timetable and details

Next "Living Smart" Course coming up from the Eastern Suburbs councils
This is the most comprehensive course you can hope to do, with an all star line-up of presenters - including me!
For this and a great range of other courses on offer from City East Community College (formerly Eastern Suburbs Community College) click here

Permaculture City & Eastern Suburbs Group Christmas "Garden party"
Saturday 19th December from 1.30pm at the front of Barrett House, 6 Barrett Place Randwick
Barrett House interior is still off-limits but we're invading the garden again for a casual wrap up get-together.
BYO Everything! - food, drink, smile, chair, umbrella, banana lounge, portable swimming pool - whatever! See you there.

Permaculture Sydney South Christmas Get-Together
Friday 11th December 7.30pm to 9.00pm at the Mortdale Senior Citizens Hall, 76 Pitt Street Mortdale
Our three groups Inner West, City & Eastern Suburbs and St. George/Sutherland get together for our Christmas celebrations.
A great chance to meet like-minded Permaculture types and have a bit of fun and socialising.
It's very near the Mortdale railway station so is easy to get to. Bring some festive food to share and any hard liquor you like (Sangria and soft drinks are provided). See you there!

Permaculture City & Eastern Suburbs Monthly Meeting
Saturday 21st November 2009 2pm - 4pm at the Randwick Community Centre
This is a special meeting for our group to take part in the concept design of a Permaculture Interpretive garden at the Centre. A great opportunity for members to learn and contribute their ideas.

Transition Sydney Cafe Conversation - Meet the Community Garden Network
Friday 13th November 6.30pm - 9pm at the [ eLounge restaurant 92 Glebe Point Road Glebe
The Australian City Farms and Community gardens network is having their annual conference in Sydney on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th and in the usual Transition Sydney style it has invited several of their state leaders to join us for casual conversation over a meal and conviviality. A nice way to learn what others are doing and pick their brains in a relaxed setting. eLounge has a good range of Pizzas so your $15 entry includes a shared pizza meal (wine, coffee etc extra at own cost).

Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Contact or phone 0412 679 215 to reserve your place.

Permaculture South Quarterly Meeting - "Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change and Peak Oil
Tuesday 17th November at Leichhardt Town Hall, Norton Street Leichhardt. Doors open 6pm for supper then 7pm to 9pm presentation and catch ups
Permaculture Teacher and Author and Transition Sunshine Coast initiator and prime mover Janet Millington is our special guest at this meeting. She and her co-convenor of Transition Sunshine Coast Sonya Wallace created and ran a ground-breaking course "Time for an Oil Change" which mobilised the local communities to get working on plans for sustainable and resilient futures in their districts and resulting in the world second "Energy Descent Action Plan". This is a great opportunity to learn from a real pioneer of the Transition movement.

Click here for full details and bookings

Permaculture Sydney East monthly meetings

October 17th Meeting
Fabulous presentation was done by Rosemary Byron on her passion - Australian native bees. Huge amount of learning about these lovely little critters, and much enthusiasm from our members - some of whom are already setting up native bee housing estates in their yards. This was followed by a tour of the Bunda street complex led by Fiona campbell of Randwick Council. Great opportunity for our group to take part in a Permaculture Interpretive Garden at the complex was discussed.

September meeting - design workshop
19th September - we came, we saw, we took notes, we drew mud-maps and we shared ideas. A very enjoyable, fun outside meeting with learning about observation, site analysis and design principles

Biodynamcs Sydney Courses and Activities - October and November
Please click here for programme of events

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