sustainability

Newtown Festival Leading The Way In Urban Sustainability

Friday, 9 October 2015

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre’s (NNC) annual fundraiser event is back again for 2015! Newtown Festival boasts the vibrant creative, conscientious and inclusive community of Newtown, and will showcase a range of eco initiatives that reflect this originality and diversity.

Earthrise - Detroit's Urban Farming Revolution

Thursday, 11 June 2015

In the early 20th century the American city of Detroit was a booming industrial powerhouse and world leader in car manufacturing. But since the major car companies closed their factories, more than a million taxpayers have moved out of Detroit, leaving behind more than 100 square kilometres of vacant land, and nearly 40,000 abandoned houses.

The Cost of Vintage

Friday, 27 March 2015

Your most difficult eco-questions, answered by Tanya Ha, one of Australia’s top sustainability experts.

Dr Stephen Bygrave

Beyond Zero Hero

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Dr Stephen Bygrave tells us why renewable energy is a viable choice for Australia, challenging the present government’s take on the coal industry, and shares insight into what keeps him motivated.

Education Coordinator – Northey City Farm

Monday, 8 December 2014

Northey Street City Farm (NSCF) is a non-profit community organisation for people of all ages and backgrounds to learn the principles of Permaculture through practical, hands-on experience.They are looking for Education Coordinator to join an enthusiastic, passionate group of people to work on one of Australia’s largest city farms; a certified Organic Permaculture site on 6 acres, established kitchen and market gardens as well as orchards and wood-lot, plus Brisbane’s only Organic Sunday Markets.

Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast.
Working hours: Part Time.
Salary: $24.23 per hour, plus entitlements.
Applications close: Monday, 5 January, 2015.
Click here for more info.

Field Organiser – Get Up Australia

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

The Queensland Government has just announced it intends to help pay for Indian coal mogul Adani to build Abbot Point and the Carmichael mine. GetUp members have funded massive legal challenges, rallied in the streets, run newspaper ads against banks, shared videos exposing the atrocious track record of Adani, successfully lobbied investment banks to rule out investing in these projects and so much more. They are seeking a Field Organiser who will help organise offline campaign in Northern Queensland to defend the Reef and ensure that the Reef is the number 1 issue of the State election.

Location: Townsville, Regional Queensland.
Working hours: Full time, Contact.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible.
Click here for more info.

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Poo power!

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

A great new idea can help Australian pet owners live more sustainably by using their pet's poo to power park lights.

Sustainable Restaurant Manager - CERES Environment Park

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Merri Table is a lively and sophisticated café space that seats up to 100 people at the world-renowned sustainability hub, the CERES Community Environment Park. The café is committed to sustainability, and utilises the latest technology along with informed decisions on food waste, energy, and water to reduce our environmental impact. They are seeking a Café Manager who will drive the business forward. Interested applicants should email their resume along with a covering letter to Kate Mills, Kate.mills@ceres.org.au.

Location: Melbourne, VIC.
Working hours: Full time, Contract.
Salary: $29.40 per hour (CERES Section 6 Award Free EM4 position).
Applications close: Monday, 8 December, 2014.
Click here for more info.

Chief Executive Officer – FSC Australia

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Forest Stewardship Council Australia is seeking a capable and natural leader to fill in the Chief Executive Officer position. The CEO will be responsible for initiation, formulation and management of a range of projects, programs and initiatives that fall within FSC Australia’s scope of activities. The successful candidate will be able to successfully liaise with stakeholders at all points of forest management from on-ground forest management through to retail consumers of forest products.

Location: Melbourne, VIC.
Working hours: Full time.
Applications close: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014.
Click here for more info.

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