Sustainable Living Festival

8 - 23 February, 2014

The Sustainable Living Festival is in its 15th year! Taking place in Melbourne, Australia's biggest green festival aims to inspire and empower everyday Australians to accelerate the uptake of sustainable living. This event was the Winner of the City of Melbourne 2012 Award for: Contribution to Sustainability, and last year more than 200,000 people ventured there. The Festival's 'Big Weekend' event at Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne has talks, workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, stalls, films and anything else your environmentally conscious brain could consider.

Where: The Square, Deakin Edge + River Terrace, Federation Square, Melbourne, Vic.
When: 8 - 23 February, 2014. Main Weekend:14 to 16 February, 2014.
Cost: Free entry (some talks & seminars are ticketed).
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Documenting our sustainable future

Thursday, 30 January 2014

We chat to the film maker of Future of Energy, premiering at this year's Transitions Film Festival in Melbourne.

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Sustain: Your natural and organic lifestyle show

19 & 20 October 2013

After a few years in Sydney, SUSTAIN 2013, the tweaked reinvention of the Organic Expo & Green Show, will be returning to Melbourne. The event promotes all things; certified organic, fair trade & sustainable, green, ethical and allergy conscious.

This year will see Samantha Gowing the Head Chef and Nutritionist at Cabarita Ocean Health Retreat, cooking delicious and healthy recipes on the Demonstration Stage.

Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Vic.
When: Saturday 19th October 10am-6pm, & Sunday 20th October 10am-5pm, 2013.
Cost: $20 adults, $15 Concession, $10 Child, 12-16 yrs (under 12 are free), $35 Family (Save $25 - 2 adults & 2 kids 12-16 years).
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Dubbo Sustainable City Expo

Dubbo Sustainable City Expo

September 28, 2013
Dubbo City Council is hosting an exhibition that showcases sustainable business/ products to the community. There are no fees for exhibitor sites so it will be a unique opportunity to catch new, green, start-up orginisations. Stalls are encouraged to formally present information on the sustainable aspects of their business, so there will be plenty of inspiration for those looking for a new green project.

Where: Victoria Park, Dubbo, NSW.
When: 9am-2pm, Saturday September 28, 2013.
Cost: Free!
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Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards - entries closing soon

July 15, 2013
The Premier's Sustainability Award is one of the most prestigious environmental awards in Victoria. The deadline for entries in the eleventh year of this award is less than two weeks away. The competition has 8 categories: Innovative Products and Services, Infrastructure and Buildings, Tourism, Education, Environmental Protection, Small and Medium Enterprises, Large Business and Community. If your business is a leader in green innovation and happens to be in Victoria the government recognized competition is a good avenue for exposure and acknowledgement.

Where: All of Victoria.
When: Before 2pm Monday, July 15 (finalists announced October 22).
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Green Architecture - Green Homes From Around The World

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Here's how the greener half live in their beautiful, and sometimes quirky, sustainable homes. The video was inspired by James Wines' book, Green Architecture - a must-read for anyone interested in green architecture and design.

The Tour de Pyrmont

20 May 2012

The Pyrmont festival of Food, Wine and Art invites you to one of it's main highlights- a one day outdoor festival with live entertainment, over 120 wines from the Mudgee region and a variety of local gourmet foods for tasting. The "Tour de Pyrmont" is a new join-in event that invites you to ride your bike and enter the "art on wheels" competition. There's a cash prize of $500 for the most creatively dressed rider in the theme of GREEN. Judged by bike enthusiast Nell Schofield from 12:30 to 1PM in front of Culture at Work, 6-8 Scott Street, Pyrmont

Where: Pirrama Park, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont
When: 11AM - 5PM, Sunday 20 May, 2012
Cost: Free
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My Big Fat Green Wedding

My Big Fat Green Wedding

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Pick and mix from the following expert tips and tricks to reduce your wedding’s carbon footprint, without scrimping on quality and style.

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