Posts in the 'Caring for Environment' category

Permaculture Property For 2-3 Families To Share? An Intentional Community?

Maureen Corbett from Hepburn Springs, central Victoria, wants to contact people likely to be interested in her 2.25 acre permaculture property ‘Birrith Birrith’, possibly a group looking for land to set up an intentional community. She really doesn’t

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Seal Dilemma In SA – Fishing Industry vs Tourism Industry

A breeding boom amongst long-nosed fur seals, also known as new Zealand fur seals, means more than 500 tonnes of fish a day are being ‘chewed through’ according to fishermen in the Coorong/Murray Lakes fishery region. Without a cull the

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Cutting NCRIS = Budgetary Reform?

We all keep hearing that Australia needs structural reform to our budget ie looking at where really large amounts of money are going.


  • Pensions going to people who don’t ‘need’ them
  • Superannuation benefits to people who can afford to

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Celebrate Excellence: Enter The Social Enterprise Awards 2015

The 2015 Australian Social Enterprise Awards presented by Social Traders are now open. With almost 20,000 social enterprises operating across every aspect of the Australian economy, social enterprises are changing the face of our communities.

About The

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Australia’s First Community-Owned Energy Retailer?

Lateline 26 November interviewed Alison Crook AO, spokesperson for a new NSW consortium, Northern Rivers Energy (NRE), which has won a $54,000 grant for a business plan and feasibility study for Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer. They have

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