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Sustainable Living Festival 2018



The Sustainable Living Festival is the celebration that sustains the nation - the largest of its kind in Australia - returns 1-28 February 2018.

The Festival seeks to inspire and empower everyday Australians to accelerate their uptake of sustainable living.

Many of the Festival events have been developed by and are being held within local communities ranging from city and metropolitan locations to regional cities and rural towns.

BIG WEEKEND


9-11 FEB 2018

3 day feature Festival event at Fed Square and Birrarung Marr.

The Green Market is a prominent part of this event and showcases over 100 exhibitors offering sustainable home and lifestyle solutions garden advice and gear fair trade products and local organic food.

Visitors are encouraged to explore the Festival's rich and diverse program of forums and workshops exhibitions films and performance markets and tours to make their world come alive! So come along and check out what's on offer at the Sustainable Living Festival.

Each year the Sustainable Living Festival presents over 300 events celebrating sustainability. A packed program of local and international talks, forums, workshops, film, art and design events to inspire a nation.

2018 FESTIVAL THEME


​The Festival has made it a mission to highlight the critical need for climate action. Yes it's Climate Crunch Time! Align your event to this critical theme to help build a big buzz and receive greater exposure via the Festival's promotional channels.

Sustainable Living Festival 2018


1-28 February 2018

The Sustainable Living Festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face.

This year the Festival continues to engage individuals and communities across Australia to host and promote their own sustainability events. The month-long program will extend the sustainability message to the cities, suburbs and streets of the nation.

The Festival will again present a rich program of home and lifestyle solutions including talks, workshops, art, film, performance and markets to educate and inform the audience about their state of sustainability.

It's 'climate crunch time' and everything we care about is now under threat. In 2018, the Festival is making it a mission to present the very best discoveries to restore a safe climate as fast as humanly possible.

Sustainable Living Festival 2018


1-28 February 2018

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COOL DOWN. POWER UP.
COOL DOWN IN OUR POP-UP URBAN FOREST & POWER YOUR ...

START: THU 1 / FEB
END: WED 28 / FEB
BIRRARUNG MARR , MELBOURNE

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MELBOURNE TOWN HALL VEGGIE PATCH
SEE HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN SMALL SCALE EDIBLE GARDEN

START: THU 1 / FEB
END: FRI 16 / FEB
MELBOURNE TOWN HALL , MELBOURNE

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BOYD SUMMER POP-UP PARK
WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

START: THU 1 / FEB
END: WED 28 / FEB
BOYD COMMUNITY HUB , SOUTHBANK

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ZERO
EXPLORING SCENARIOS FOR ZERO CARBON FUTURES

START: THU 1 / FEB , 10:00 AM
END: WED 28 / FEB , 5:00 PM
KNOWLEDGE MARKET , DOCKLANDS

Burrinja Climate Change Biennale
BURRINJA CLIMATE CHANGE BIENNALE
CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE FRINGES

START: THU 1 / FEB , 10:00 AM
END: SUN 11 / FEB , 4:00 PM
BURRINJA CULTURAL CENTRE , UPWEY

HYDROLOGIC at the Dock
HYDRO/LOGIC
AN EVOLVING PORTRAIT OF MELBOURNE'S AQUATIC SYST...

START: THU 1 / FEB , 10:00 AM
END: WED 28 / FEB , 5:00 PM
GALLERY AT LIBRARY AT THE DOCK , DOCKLANDS

Summer Splash Waterplay at the Kathleen Syme
SUMMER SPLASH WATER PLAY - 1
COOL FUN FOR THE UNDER 5S

THU 1 / FEB
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE , CARLTON

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MAKING WAVES
STORIES, SURVIVAL STRATEGIES TO END THE NUCLEAR AG...

THU 1 / FEB
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THE CUBE, ACMI , MELBOURNE

Create-a-wildlife-garden-2
CREATE A WILDLIFE GARDEN
PLAN, CARE AND CREATE DIVERSE HABITATS USING NATIV...

THU 1 / FEB
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
NUNAWADING LIBRARY , NUNAWADING

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TRANSITION STREETS GEELONG 1
A NEIGHBOURHOOD SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM YOU CAN STA...

THU 1 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LARA LIBRARY , LARA

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EDIBLE GARDENING
EDIBLE GARDENING IN THE GULLY

START: FRI 2 / FEB , 10:00 AM
END: WED 14 / FEB , 8:00 PM
FERNTREE GULLY LIBRARY , FERNTREE GULLY

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CARLTON FARMERS MARKET
SEASONAL PRODUCE DIRECT FROM LOCAL FARMERS

SAT 3 / FEB
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
CARLTON NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL , CARLTON NORTH

Coburg-Farmers-Market-3-Resized
COBURG FARMERS MARKET
FARMERS MARKET

SAT 3 / FEB
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
COBURG NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL , COBURG

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LEARN TO SEW
MAKE AND REPAIR YOUR OWN CLOTHES

SAT 3 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
THREAD DEN , FITZROY

20110821-167153-finished-garlic-dill-pickles
THE AGE OLD ART OF PRESERVING
THE SUMMER BOUNTY

SAT 3 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
MY GREEN GARDEN , DONVALE

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LOCAL FOOD SWAP 1
LOCAL FOOD SWAPS IN THE OUTER EASTERN SUBURBS

SAT 3 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
GLEN PARK OAKS COMMUNITY GARDEN , BAYSWATER NORTH

Intro to Organic Veg Farming 01
URBAN ORGANIC FARM TOUR
SAT 3 / FEB
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
CERES JOE'S MARKET GARDEN , COBURG


NATURE WALK & TALK: FOREST GALLERY 1
LEARN ABOUT VICTORIA'S UNIQUE & PRECIOUS WILDLIFE

SAT 3 / FEB
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MELBOURNE MUSEUM , CARLTON

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AUSTRALIAN SPIRITS ZERO WASTE COCKTAIL PARTY 1
DRINK LIKE YOU CARE!

SAT 3 / FEB
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
STARWARD DISTILLERY , PORT MELBOURNE

ABC-Community-Garden-Open-Day-2
ABC COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN DAY
WE'RE OPENING OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY GARDEN TO THE PU...

SAT 3 / FEB
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ARMADALE BAPTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY GARDEN , ARMADALE

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KINSHIP EARTHSHIP
COME ON AN IN-DEPTH TOUR OF VICTORIA'S FIRST BIOTE...

SAT 3 / FEB
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
KINSHIP , KINGLAKE


NATURE WALK & TALK: FOREST GALLERY 2
LEARN ABOUT VICTORIA'S UNIQUE & PRECIOUS WILDLIFE

SAT 3 / FEB
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
MELBOURNE MUSEUM , CARLTON

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FIX YOUR OP SHOP FINDS!
BASIC HAND AND MACHINE TECHNIQUES FOR REPAIRS AND ...

SAT 3 / FEB
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
THE GAYE ABANDON SCHOOL OF SEWING AND UPCYCLING , FOOTSCRAY


SELF-WATERING POTS
SAVE TIME AND SAVE WATER

SAT 3 / FEB
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
KENSINGTON NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE , KENSINGTON

spirits
AUSTRALIAN SPIRITS ZERO WASTE COCKTAIL PARTY 2
DRINK LIKE YOU CARE!

SAT 3 / FEB
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
STARWARD DISTILLERY , PORT MELBOURNE

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SUSTAINABLE STAND UP
LAUGH IT UP FOR THE PLANET

SUN 4 / FEB
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
THE BUTTERFLY CLUB , MELBOURNE


MAKE ORGANIC SKINCARE PRODUCTS 1
YOURS TO KEEP!

MON 5 / FEB
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
LANEWAY LEARNING , MELBOURNE

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SOLAR SAVER - SESSION 1
START SAVING ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS

MON 5 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
NORTHCOTE LIBRARY , NORTHCOTE


SUSTAINABLE HOME INTERIORS
INTERIORS THAT WON'T COST THE EARTH OR YOUR HEALTH

MON 5 / FEB
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
MOONEE VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBER , MOONEE PONDS


MAKE ORGANIC SKINCARE PRODUCTS 2
YOURS TO KEEP!

MON 5 / FEB
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
LANEWAY LEARNING CENTRAL , MELBOURNE


Doc Eco Biodiversity
DOCK ECO LUNCHBOX - 1
A SIMPLE AND EASY WAY TO EXPLORE ECOLOGICAL IDEAS ...

TUE 6 / FEB
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
LIBRARY AT THE DOCK , DOCKLANDS


EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE CHANGE
LEARN ESSENTIAL TOOLS THAT GREAT LEADERS NEED TO M...

TUE 6 / FEB
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
EPA VICTORIA , CARLTON


ZERO WASTE HOUSEHOLD FIRST STEPS
SAVE THE PLANET & SAVE YOUR BANK ACCOUNT

TUE 6 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
EMBIGGEN BOOKS , MELBOURNE

Summer Splash Waterplay at the Kathleen Syme
SUMMER SPLASH WATER PLAY - 2
COOL FUN FOR THE UNDER 5S

THU 8 / FEB
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE , CARLTON

Park Ranger Trailer Backyard Biodiversity
BACKYARD BIODIVERSITY - TREASURY GARDENS
JOIN OUR PARK RANGERS TO LEARN ABOUT BIODIVERSITY ...

THU 8 / FEB
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
TREASURY GARDENS , EAST MELBOURNE

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TRANSITION STREETS GEELONG 2
A NEIGHBOURHOOD SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM YOU CAN STA...

THU 8 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
BELMONT LIBRARY , GEELONG

The Mindful Bricoleur and the Various Mid Life ... 2
THE MINDFUL BRICOLEUR
AN EXHIBITION CURATED BY ANNA GRAY

START: FRI 9 / FEB
END: WED 28 / FEB
BLACKFINCH , NORTHCOTE

Moving-Landscapes-1-Resized
MOVING LANDSCAPES
AN IMMERSIVE MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE

FRI 9 / FEB
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
UPPER YARRA ARTS CENTRE , WARBURTON


RETROSUBURBIA BOOK LAUNCH
SAT 10 / FEB
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
IN THE GARDEN , MELBOURNE


COLLINGWOOD CHILDREN'S FARM
LOCAL FARMERS MARKET

SAT 10 / FEB
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
COLLINGWOOD CHILDREN'S FARM , ABBOTSFORD

Coburg-Farmers-Market-3-Resized
COBURG FARMERS MARKET
LOCAL ACCREDITED FARMERS MARKET FEATURING PRODUCE ...

SAT 10 / FEB
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
COBURG NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL , COBURG

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INFLATABLE REGATTA
SAIL DOWN THE YARRA WITH 2500 OF YOUR BEST FRIENDS...

SAT 10 / FEB
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
YARRA BANK RESERVE, , HAWTHORN


PRESERVING KNOW-HOW
WAYS WITH TOMATOES

SAT 10 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
MY GREEN GARDEN , DONVALE


STYLE SWAP
SUSTAIN THE LIFE OF YOUR WARDROBE!

SAT 10 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
WYNDHAM CIVIC CENTRE , WERRIBEE

Altona Fruit and Vege Swap
LOCAL FOOD SWAP 2
LOCAL FOOD SWAPS IN THE OUTER EASTERN SUBURBS

SAT 10 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
RED EARTH COMMUNITY PARK, , MOOROOLBARK


INSECTOPIA 1
DISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE WORLD OF INSECTS

SAT 10 / FEB
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS MELBOURNE , SOUTH YARRA

RawSatya
INTRO TO PLANT-BASED LIVING
A DELICIOUS PLANT-BASED & RAW FOODS WORKSHOP

SAT 10 / FEB
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
RAW SATYA , WINDSOR


NATURE WALK & TALK: MILARRI GARDEN 1
SEE & LEARN ABOUT VICTORIA'S UNIQUE & PRECIOUS WIL...

SAT 10 / FEB
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MELBOURNE MUSEUM , CARLTON


NATURE WALK & TALK: MILARRI GARDEN 2
SEE & LEARN ABOUT VICTORIA'S UNIQUE & PRECIOUS WIL...

SAT 10 / FEB
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
MELBOURNE MUSEUM , CARLTON


SPEED DATE A SUSTAINABILITY EXPERT
FREE ADVICE & TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS!

SAT 10 / FEB
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WYNDHAM CIVIC CENTRE , WERRIBEE

SOLEFOODSSTREETFARM
SOLE FOOD & STREET FARM
MICHAEL ABLEMAN: VANCOUVER'S URBAN FARMING PIONEER

SAT 10 / FEB
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
OFF THE GRID , MELBOURNE


SUSTAINABLE INTERIOR DECORATING
EXPLORE THE IMPACTS OF DECORATING & RENOVATING

SAT 10 / FEB
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
KENSINGTON NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE , KENSINGTON

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PAUL HAWKEN
A PLAN TO REVERSE GLOBAL WARMING

SAT 10 / FEB
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
THE DOME , MELBOURNE

World-Wetlands-Day-2018-1-Resized
WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2018
URBAN WETLANDS MAKING CITIES LIVEABLE

SAT 10 / FEB
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TIRHATUAN PARK , DANDENONG NORTH


SPLASH YOGA - 1
ENJOY HATHA YOGA WITH A TWIST!

SUN 11 / FEB
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
BOYD COMMUNITY HUB , SOUTHBANK

Tour-Melton-Botanic-Garden-1
TOUR MELTON BOTANIC GARDEN
THE BEAUTY & BENEFITS OF INDIGENOUS PLANTS

SUN 11 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
FRIENDS OF MELTON BOTANIC GARDEN PLANT NURSERY & DEPOT , MELTON


COMPASSIONATE LIVING VEGAN VALENTINES MARKET
AN ETHICAL, COMPASSIONATE & SUSTAINABLE LIVING, PO...

SUN 11 / FEB
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UPWEY COMMUNITY HALL , UPWEY

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ILLUMINATE 2030 - 1
A COLLABORATIVE PROJECTION PERFORMANCE EXPLORING C...

SUN 11 / FEB
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ARTPLAY , MELBOURNE

Photo: Katie Dutton
THE GREAT LOCAL LUNCH
CALLING ALL GROWERS & GLEANERS

SUN 11 / FEB
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
FEAST-OUT VILLAGE ,


ST KILDA REPAIR CAFE
KEEP BROKEN ITEMS OUT OF LANDFILL

SUN 11 / FEB
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PORT PHILLIP ECOCENTRE , ST KILDA



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ILLUMINATE 2030 - 2
A COLLABORATIVE PROJECTION PERFORMANCE EXPLORING C...

SUN 11 / FEB
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
ARTPLAY , MELBOURNE

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TRANSFORMING THE SUBURBS
DAVID HOLMGREN & THE MAGIC OF PERMACULTURE

SUN 11 / FEB
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
THE DOME , MELBOURNE

Borderwalk1
BORDERWALK - 1
1 MAN, 5 YEARS, 20 COUNTRIES, 10,000 MILES ON FOOT

SUN 11 / FEB
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LIBRARY AT THE DOCK - COMMUNITY ROOM , DOCKLANDS

Orange-bellied Parrot
THE DESPERATE PLIGHT OF THE ORANGE-BELLIED PARROT
A FILM BY DAVID NEILSON

SUN 11 / FEB
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
CINEMA NOVA , CARLTON


STYLISH CLOTHES FROM RE-FASHIONED MEN'S SHIRTS
UPCYCLING IN PRACTICE!

MON 12 / FEB
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
LANEWAY LEARNING CENTRAL , MELBOURNE

geelong
TRANSITION STREETS GEELONG 3
A NEIGHBOURHOOD SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM YOU CAN STA...

MON 12 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CORIO LIBRARY , NORLANE


ALTERATION & REPAIR SEWING BEE
BE CREATIVE WITH YOUR OLD CLOTHES!

MON 12 / FEB
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
LANEWAY LEARNING CENTRAL , MELBOURNE

Park Ranger Trailer Backyard Biodiversity
BACKYARD BIODIVERSITY - FLAGSTAFF GARDENS
JOIN OUR PARK RANGERS TO LEARN ABOUT BIODIVERSITY ...

TUE 13 / FEB
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FLAGSTAFF GARDENS , MELBOURNE

Doc Eco Biodiversity
DOCK ECO LUNCHBOX - 2
A SIMPLE AND EASY WAY TO EXPLORE ECOLOGICAL IDEAS ...

TUE 13 / FEB
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
LIBRARY AT THE DOCK , DOCKLANDS

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BEGINNERS' GUIDE TO GROWING VEGGIES
HOME HARVEST INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

TUE 13 / FEB
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
HOLDEN STREET NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE , NORTH FITZROY


HOW TO BECOME A FUTURE MAKER
WHAT IS CSL ALL ABOUT AND HOW DO PEOPLE PARTICIPAT...

TUE 13 / FEB
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THE WORKERS CLUB , FITZROY

solarp
SOLAR SAVER - SESSION 2
START SAVING ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS

TUE 13 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
PRESTON LIBRARY , PRESTON


CLEVER LIVING SERIES: SEMINAR 1
GOOD DESIGN DOESN'T COST THE EARTH

TUE 13 / FEB
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
GEELONG REGIONAL LIBRARY , GEELONG

Spotlight-Walk-1-Resized-2
SPOTLIGHT WALK
NATIVE NOCTURNALS OF RIVER RED GUMS

TUE 13 / FEB
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
GOULBURN RIVER , SHEPPARTON

Park Ranger Trailer Backyard Biodiversity
BACKYARD BIODIVERSITY - CARLTON GARDENS
JOIN OUR PARK RANGERS TO LEARN ABOUT BIODIVERSITY ...

WED 14 / FEB
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
CARLTON GARDENS , CARLTON

Super-Simple-Recipes-from-Scratch-3-Resized
SUPER SIMPLE RECIPES FROM SCRATCH
COOKING DEMONSTRATION WITH JADE O'DONAHOO

WED 14 / FEB
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
FERNTREE GULLY LIBRARY , FERNTREE GULLY


ECOCITY STORYTELLERS
HEAR FROM LOCAL CHANGEMAKERS WORKING FOR SUSTAINAB...

WED 14 / FEB
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LIBRARY AT THE DOCK , DOCKLANDS


GREEN CLEANING
SIMPLE. SAFE. SUSTAINABLE.

WED 14 / FEB
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
LANEWAY LEARNING CENTRAL , MELBOURNE


SPROUTING & MICROGREENS - EASIEST EDIBLES EVER!
SAVE CASH, AVOID CHEMICALS, EAT NUTRITIONALLY

WED 14 / FEB
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
LANEWAY LEARNING CENTRAL , MELBOURNE


SPLASH YOGA - 2
ENJOY HATHA YOGA WITH A TWIST!

THU 15 / FEB
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
BOYD COMMUNITY HUB , SOUTHBANK

Edible-Gardening-1
EDIBLE GARDENING 2
EDIBLE GARDENING IN THE GULLY

START: THU 15 / FEB , 10:00 AM
END: FRI 16 / FEB , 5:30 PM
FERNTREE GULLY LIBRARY , FERNTREE GULLY


PRESERVING KNOW-HOW
WAYS WITH TOMATOES

THU 15 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
MY GREEN GARDEN , DONVALE

NIDAnights- Spirit of Place
NIDANIGHTS: SPIRIT OF PLACE
STORIES ABOUT PLACE, WEAVED BY FOLK, FABLE STORYTE...

THU 15 / FEB
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
NIDA MELBOURNE , SOUTHBANK

solarsun
SOLAR SAVER - SESSION 3
START SAVING ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS

THU 15 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
RESERVOIR LIBRARY , RESERVOIR


ZERO WASTE HOME TOUR 1
OPEN THE DOOR TO SUSTAINABLE LIVING

FRI 16 / FEB
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRIVATE HOME (NYORA) , NYORA


HOLISTIC ACTIVISM & BEHAVIOUR CHANGE
WE CAN'T CHANGE THE SYSTEM WITHOUT CHANGING OURSE...

FRI 16 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
THE HIVE , PRESTON


SOLAR SAVER - SESSION 4
START SAVING ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS

FRI 16 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE , NORTHCOTE


AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL
TRUTH TO POWER

FRI 16 / FEB
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
WYNDHAM CIVIC CENTRE , WERRIBEE


GASWORKS FARMERS MARKET
LOCAL ACCREDITED FARMERS MARKET FEATURING PRODUCE ...

SAT 17 / FEB
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
GASWORKS ARTS PARK , ALBERT PARK

Coburg-Farmers-Market-3-Resized
COBURG FARMERS MARKET
LOCAL ACCREDITED FARMERS MARKET FEATURING PRODUCE ...

SAT 17 / FEB
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
COBURG NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL , COBURG



Edible-Weeds-of-Melbourne-3-Resized
EDIBLE WEEDS OF MELBOURNE
FREE FOOD IN YOUR CITY & STREETS

SAT 17 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
CERES JOE'S MARKET GARDEN , COBURG


URBAN FOOD SWAP
EXCHANGE IDEAS AS WELL AS FOOD!

SAT 17 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
RESERVOIR POP UP PARK , RESERVOIR


HEATPROOFING YOUR EDIBLE GARDEN
PRACTICAL AND EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HEATPROOF YOUR EDI...

SAT 17 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE , CARLTON


SUSTAINABLE LIVING IN BRIMBANK
RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE LIVING IN A LOCA...

SAT 17 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
WESTVALE COMMUNITY CENTRE , ST ALBANS


WOMEN IN SCIENCE PANEL
HOW CAN WE PROTECT PORT PHILLIP BAY?

SAT 17 / FEB
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
NEWPORT COMMUNITY HUB , NEWPORT


ZERO WASTE HOME TOUR 2
OPEN THE DOOR TO SUSTAINABLE LIVING

SAT 17 / FEB
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRIVATE HOME (NYORA) , NYORA


INSECTOPIA 2
DISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE WORLD OF INSECTS

SAT 17 / FEB
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS MELBOURNE , MELBOURNE


THE GREAT SUMMER CLOTHES SWAP
BOOST YOUR WARDROBE & GIVE YOUR ONCE LOVED CLOTHIN...

SAT 17 / FEB
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
FUNCTIONS ON CHAPEL , PRAHRAN


START A FLOCK OF BIRDS
CREATE BIRDS USING REPURPOSED, FOUND MATERIALS SUC...

SAT 17 / FEB
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
THE GARDEN STUDIO , GEELONG


HANDS ON COMPOSTING, MACLEOD
LEARN HOW TO MAKE NUTRIENT DENSE COMPOST

SAT 17 / FEB
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
MACLEOD ORGANIC COMMUNITY GARDEN (IN THE TENNIS COURT) , MACLEOD


BEESWAX WRAPS WORKSHOP
MAKE YOUR OWN BEESWAX WRAPS IN OUR HANDS-ON WORKSH...

SAT 17 / FEB
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
KENSINGTON NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE , KENSINGTON

Visible-Mending-Sewing-Party-2
VISIBLE MENDING SEWING PARTY
LEARN HAND MENDING TECHNIQUES TO REPAIRING YOUR CL...

SAT 17 / FEB
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
THE GAYE ABANDON SCHOOL OF SEWING AND UPCYCLING , FOOTSCRAY


FARMER TO TABLE DINNER II
INTERACTIVE DINNER TO MEET AND ENGAGE WITH LOCAL E...

SAT 17 / FEB
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
CERES ENVIRONMENT PARK - MERRI TABLE CAFE , BRUNSWICK EAST

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MELBOURNE ELECTRIC VEHICLE EXPO
ELECTRIC VEHICLES FOR ALL BUDGETS

SUN 18 / FEB
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL KARTING COMPLEX , PORT MELBOURNE


SPLASH YOGA - 3
ENJOY HATHA YOGA WITH A TWIST!

SUN 18 / FEB
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
BOYD COMMUNITY HUB , SOUTHBANK


EDIBLE GARDEN TOUR OF KENSINGTON 1
LOCAL FOOD INITIATIVES THAT PROVIDE FOOD RESILIENC...

SUN 18 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
KENSINGTON RAILWAY STATION , KENSINGTON

Food-Swap-at-the-Patch-1-Resized
FOOD SWAP AT THE PATCH
SWAP YOUR VEGGIES & GARDENING EXTRAS

SUN 18 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
INNER WEST VEGGIE PATCH , FOOTSCRAY


#GET CHEFFED
A CHEF OFF CELEBRATING LOCAL GROWERS & PRODUCERS

SUN 18 / FEB
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
FEDERATION TRAINING - MORWELL CAMPUS , MORWELL


FOREST: FORM: FOUND 1
ECOLOGICAL STORYTELLING & FOREST TEA RITUAL

SUN 18 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
WIRRAWILLA RAINFOREST WALK , TOOLANGI


LOCAL FOOD SWAP 3
LOCAL FOOD SWAPS IN THE OUTER EASTERN SUBURBS

SUN 18 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
WARRANWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL , WARRANWOOD


FOREST: FORM: FOUND 2
ECOLOGICAL STORYTELLING & FOREST TEA RITUAL

SUN 18 / FEB
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WIRRAWILLA RAINFOREST WALK , TOOLANGI


HAPPY & WEALTHY WITH FRUGALITY
HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT SHOPPING THERAPY?

SUN 18 / FEB
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
IN.CUBE8R GALLERY , FITZROY


EDIBLE GARDEN TOUR OF KENSINGTON 2
LOCAL FOOD INITIATIVES THAT PROVIDE FOOD RESILIENC...

SUN 18 / FEB
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
KENSINGTON RAILWAY STATION , KENSINGTON

Borderwalk-2-Resized
BORDERWALK - 2
1 MAN, 5 YEARS, 20 COUNTRIES, 10,000 MILES ON FOOT

SUN 18 / FEB
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LIBRARY AT THE DOCK - COMMUNITY ROOM , DOCKLANDS


FUTURE FARMERS
A CELEBRATION OF THE DIVERSE PATHWAYS FOR THE FARM...

SUN 18 / FEB
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CERES ENVIROMENT PARK , BRUNSWICK EAST


MAKING MEALS FROM LEFTOVERS
REDUCE FOOD WASTE, MAKE LEFTOVERS LAST, & LEARN SM...

MON 19 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
PADDY O'DONOGHUE CENTRE , NOBLE PARK


FACILITATING GREAT MEETINGS
LEARN ESSENTIAL GROUP FACILITATION SKILLS & PROCES...

TUE 20 / FEB
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
GROUPWORK INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA - TRAINING ROOM , THORNBURY

Park Ranger Trailer Backyard Biodiversity
BACKYARD BIODIVERSITY - BULUK PARK
JOIN OUR PARK RANGERS TO LEARN ABOUT BIODIVERSITY ...

TUE 20 / FEB
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
BULUK PARK , DOCKLANDS

Childrens-Art-From-The-Earth-1-Resized
CHILDREN'S ART FROM THE EARTH
HOW ADULTS CAN USE THE EARTH AS CREATIVE INSPIRATI...

TUE 20 / FEB
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
ARTPLAY , MELBOURNE


LONG WALK REVEALS NEW LIFE
BOOK LAUNCH: 'JOINING LOOSE ENDS'

TUE 20 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
READINGS CARLTON , CARLTON



Solar-and-batteries-2
SOLAR AND BATTERIES
IS NOW THE TIME?

TUE 20 / FEB
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LANGWARRIN COMMUNITY CENTRE , LANGWARRIN


THE AGE OLD ART OF PRESERVING
THE SUMMER BOUNTY

WED 21 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
MY GREEN GARDEN , DONVALE


RE-IMAGINING TEXTILE WASTE
MENDING, WEAVING, & MAKING WORKSHOPS

WED 21 / FEB
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
WILLIAMSTOWN SENIORS CITIZENS HALL , WILLIAMSTOWN


REDUCING COSTS WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY
SUSTAINABILITY, MODERN TECHNOLOGY & EFFICIENCY

WED 21 / FEB
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THE HUB DOCKLANDS , DOCKLANDS


AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL
TRUTH TO POWER

WED 21 / FEB
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
COBURG TOWN HALL , COBURG


TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL
VISIONS FOR A BETTER WORLD

START: THU 22 / FEB , 8:00 AM
END: FRI 9 / MAR , 5:00 PM
CINEMA NOVA , CARLTON


SPLASH YOGA - 4
ENJOY HATHA YOGA WITH A TWIST!

THU 22 / FEB
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
BOYD COMMUNITY HUB , SOUTHBANK


HOT COMPOSTING
SUSTAINABLE GREEN WASTE MANAGEMENT

THU 22 / FEB
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HEIDE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART , BULLEEN


THE ROAD TO REPOWERING AUSTRALIA
ENGAGING AND MOBILISING PEOPLE IN THE NATIONAL REP...

THU 22 / FEB
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AUSTRALIAN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY ASSOCIATION , MELBOURNE

Report-Launch--Joining-the-Dots-Maribyrnong-2
JOINING THE DOTS MARIBYRNONG
MAPPING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE & URBAN AGRICULTURE I...

THU 22 / FEB
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
CITY OF MARIBYRNONG COUNCIL OFFICES , FOOTSCRAY

Shady-Edibles-1
SHADY EDIBLES
BRING PRODUCTIVITY TO THE DARK SIDES OF YOUR GARDE...

THU 22 / FEB
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
WHITEHORSE CENTRE , NUNAWADING

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TRANSITION STREETS GEELONG 4
A NEIGHBOURHOOD SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM YOU CAN STA...

THU 22 / FEB
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
TORQUAY LIBRARY , TORQUAY


NATURE PLAY
FREE OUTDOOR FILM SCREENING - TAKE CHILDHOOD BACK!

THU 22 / FEB
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
SPC KIDSTOWN, AMPHITHEATRE , MOOROOPNA


URBAN AGRICULTURE FORUM
FROM RESILIENCE TO LIVEABILITY: CREATING EDIBLE CI...

FRI 23 / FEB
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WILLIAM ANGLISS INSTITUTE , MELBOURNE


HUMAN POWERED CINEMA
A FAMILY FRIENDLY FILM EVENT ON THE BANKS OF THE Y...

FRI 23 / FEB
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MELBOURNE GIRLS' COLLEGE , RICHMOND


TOWN PLANNING RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE
EXAMINE WAYS OUR TOWNS CAN BECOME MORE ENVIRONMENT...

FRI 23 / FEB
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
THE HIVE , PRESTON


THE ART OF FRUGAL HEDONISM
HOW TO LIVE WITH LESS TO GET A WHOLE LOT MORE

FRI 23 / FEB
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
PRESTON LIBRARY , PRESTON

Coburg-Farmers-Market-3-Resized
COBURG FARMERS MARKET
LOCAL ACCREDITED FARMERS MARKET FEATURING PRODUCE ...

SAT 24 / FEB
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
COBURG NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL , COBURG


THE PRACTICAL LIVING TRAIL
LEARN ABOUT BACKYARD GARDENS, BEE KEEPING, SUSTAIN...

SAT 24 / FEB
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ST MARY'S HALL , TATURA

Mooroopna-Recycle-Revival-2018-2
MOOROOPNA RECYCLE REVIVAL 2018
RECLAIMED, REPURPOSED, REIMAGINED, REINVENTED, REC...

SAT 24 / FEB
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
SIR IAN MCLENNAN CENTRE , MOOROOPNA


URBAN AGRICULTURE FORUM
FROM RESILIENCE TO LIVEABILITY: CREATING EDIBLE CI...

SAT 24 / FEB
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WILLIAM ANGLISS INSTITUTE , MELBOURNE


MURUNDAKA ANNUAL OPEN DAY
SPEAK TO RESIDENTS, DO A SITE TOUR AND LEARN MORE!

SAT 24 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MURUNDAKA COHOUSING COMMUNITY , HEIDELBERG HEIGHTS


OPEN DAY AT EARTHWORKER FACTORY
FIND OUT ABOUT WORKER-OWNED COOPERATIVES AND MUCH ...

SAT 24 / FEB
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
EARTHWORKER ENERGY , MORWELL


URBAN FOOD SWAP
EXCHANGE IDEAS AS WELL AS FOOD!

SAT 24 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PRESTON POP UP PARK , SOUTH PRESTON


CREATE YOUR OWN REUSABLE SHOPPING BAGS
LEARN HOW TO CREATE A SET OF SHOPPING BAGS USING R...

SAT 24 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE , CARLTON


LOCAL FOOD SWAP 4
LOCAL FOOD SWAPS IN THE OUTER EASTERN SUBURBS

SAT 24 / FEB
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
TABLES COMMUNITY GARDEN , HEATHMONT

The-Great-Cohousing-Speed-Date-1-Resized
THE GREAT COHOUSING SPEED DATE
SPEED DATE A RESIDENT, START-UP, PLANNER, ARCHITE...

SAT 24 / FEB
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MURUNDAKA COHOUSING COMMUNITY , HEIDELBERG HEIGHTS


MOVIE IN THE PARK
GATHER IN THE PARK FOR A SUSTAINABILITY FAIR FOLLO...

SAT 24 / FEB
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
HOLDEN STREET RESERVE , FITZROY NORTH


SPLASH YOGA - 5
ENJOY HATHA YOGA WITH A TWIST!

SUN 25 / FEB
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
BOYD COMMUNITY HUB , SOUTHBANK


CARRUM SUSTAINABLE FESTIVAL
BRINGING TOGETHER COMMUNITY TO ENACT CHANGE TOGETH...

SUN 25 / FEB
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
CARRUM SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB , CARRUM




FOREST: FORM: FOUND 3
ECOLOGICAL STORYTELLING AND A FOREST TEA RITUAL

SUN 25 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
WIRRAWILLA RAINFOREST WALK , TOOLANGI


HANDS ON COMPOSTING, WATSONIA
MAKE NUTRIENT DENSE COMPOST

SUN 25 / FEB
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
WATSONIA NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE , WATSONIA


SMART BUILDING & LIVING EXPO
DESIGN, SOLAR, GARDEN & LIFESTYLE SOLUTIONS

SUN 25 / FEB
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
ROYAL PARK BUNINYONG , BUNINYONG

Food Waste
FOOD WASTE, FOOD PREP & COOKING
WORKSHOP AND LUNCH BY OPEN TABLE

SUN 25 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
KATHLEEN SYME COMMUNITY CENTRE , CARLTON


CASTLEMAINE REPAIR CAFE
LEARN TO REPAIR BROKEN HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

SUN 25 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
RAY BRADFIELD ROOMS , CASTLEMAINE


KIDS FOOD WORKSHOP
SUSTAINABLE FOOD FOR KIDS CAN TASTE GREAT!

SUN 25 / FEB
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
RAW SATYA , WINDSOR

TC-Permaculture-and-Fish-Conservation-Open-Day-1
PERMACULTURE & FISH CONSERVATION OPEN DAY
STUDENT-LED TOURS OF THE PERMACULTURE SYSTEMS & AQ...

SUN 25 / FEB
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
TEMPLESTOWE COLLEGE , LOWER TEMPLESTOWE


FOREST: FORM: FOUND 4
ECOLOGICAL STORYTELLING AND A FOREST TEA RITUAL

SUN 25 / FEB
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
WIRRAWILLA RAINFOREST WALK , TOOLANGI


DESIGN YOUR OWN RECYCLED QUILT
FANCY GETTING CRAFTY AND MAKING SOMETHING UNIQUE?

SUN 25 / FEB
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
IN.CUBE8R GALLERY , FITZROY


UPCYCLED RUG MAKING
RAGS TO RUGS!

MON 26 / FEB
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
MADAME BRUSSELS , MELBOURNE


CROCHETING WITH PLASTIC BAGS
GIVE PLASTIC BAGS A SECOND LIFE

MON 26 / FEB
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
MADAME BRUSSELS , MELBOURNE

Making-Italian-Savoury-Preserves-1-Resized
ITALIAN SAVOURY PRESERVES
TUE 27 / FEB
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
MY GREEN GARDEN , DONVALE


BLACKOUTS & HEATWAVES
IS YOUR APARTMENT COMMUNITY PREPARED?

TUE 27 / FEB
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
MELBOURNE TOWN HALL - PORTICO ROOM , MELBOURNE


THE YARRA AND CLIMATE RESILIENCE
THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE YARRA

WED 28 / FEB
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FAIRFIELD AMPHITHEATRE , FAIRFIELD


REDUCING ENERGY USE AT HOME
SAVE ENERGY FOR HEATING AND COOLING YOUR HOME

WED 28 / FEB
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
GREENSBOROUGH CIVIC OFFICES , GREENSBOROUGH


THE LAST TIM TAM
A BLACK COMEDY ABOUT OUR COLLECTIVE FUTURE

WED 28 / FEB
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
HIGHETT COMMUNITY HOUSE , HIGHETT

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