Blogs

People, Bill Henson, sense of place

A sense of place at a place of significance

April 8, 2020 Uncategorised
The place you feel most at home isn't always the place you call home.   It’s an interesting thought.  We talk about our houses as…
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Seven ingredients for a better world

April 6, 2020 Uncategorised
How to get from here in these troubled times to there where we need to be in ten years if we start now Well-being of…
People, D and F Pollock, Grasses 1

A greed for grass drives David and Francis Pollock

March 9, 2020 Uncategorised
These words sound good: profit from perennial grass, year round protection for native species and robust ecology.  Better, when practised as they are at Wooleen…
Uluru statement, 2018

2020 – It’s time for some reckoning with our past

March 7, 2020 Uncategorised
The false narratives we've been told that become embedded as social norms, require determination and resolve to change. The narrative that places indigenous ways of…
Transition, Repair-Cafe 1

Leap into a transition mindset – a blueprint for living

February 29, 2020 Uncategorised
What better way to mark a leap year - the 29th of February - than with an uplifting good news story to set us up…
Book, Biodiversity-matters 1

More than ever biodiversity matters – Report

February 22, 2020 Uncategorised
In a rapidly growing and developing City, Council is required to manage biodiversity loss and ecological decline. This involves balancing environmental and ecological considerations, with…
People, Prince-charles-exclusive-davos-switzerland

This ten point plan has substance and science within it

February 10, 2020 Uncategorised
In Reshape the economy to fight climate crisis, Graeme Weardon (The Guardian January 23, 2020) reports on the address given by Prince Charles to delegates…
Flora, Forest clearing, habitat loss

Ecological recession that we must urgently address

February 5, 2020 Uncategorised
There's talk about an economic recession and the grim consequences that could come from such a downturn in spending.  It is regrettable that there hasn't…
People, Tony Rinaudo, Forest maker

Facing the facts and seizing the opportunity

January 31, 2020 Uncategorised
The conversation about whether or not to speak out about a subject that was first raised 124 years ago, a subject that has engaged some…
Economics, Doughnut

When the economy fails to live up to its promises

January 20, 2020 Uncategorised
  It is troubling because it challenges the current paradigm that the economy holds the answers to our individual and collective woes.   It is…