Posts in the 'Neighbourhood Houses & Learning Centres' category

Interested In Participating In Sydney’s EcoXpo 2014?

Last year Dr. David Suzuki helped the EcoXpo celebrate its 5th anniversary – a great success, by all accounts – and this year the City of Sydney will be a partner, recognising the EcoXpo as the major sustainable event in

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‘The Problem With The Way We Educate Economists’!!

Congrats to Fairfax Media for publishing Dr Tim Thornton’s article on problems with the way we educate economists…the morning after the Coalition’s budget launch! Economics has long been recognised as an ‘inherently precise discipline’ (M A Salinger) and

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Levelling The Playing Field For Co-ops – ‘Sector In Shadows’

The Business Council for Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) recently announced that the Co-operatives National Law (CNL) has been launched in NSW and in Victoria – a watershed day for ‘Australia’s most under-recognised sector’.

“Eight in ten Australians

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Co-Op Workshops For A Fairer More Sustainable Economy

Altin, from Borderlands Cooperative, ran a preliminary ‘co-op conversation’ at the Augustine Centre in Melbourne, late last year. One outcome was a desire to start running short, very low-cost workshops to introduce people in the greater Melbourne area

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Unused Land, Temporary Food Gardens – Vancouver, New York, Here?

In inner Melbourne, 3000 Acres, a food activist community group has identified 12 inner city sites to establish small community-led veg, fruit and herb gardens.

Vancouver And New York Already Doing This

A New York-based project called 596

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