PRESENTERS

10.15am  Workshop area Bandrooms

Mayor Jan Bonde and Paul Breadon

Central Coast Council ~ Waste Journey

A summary of the kerbside waste collection journey for Central Coast Council, from waste only, the introduction of recycling and the recent introduction of Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO).

11am Presenters area Bandrooms

Oberon and Lauren Carter

Waste free living

For four years the Carter family from Hobart suburbia have lived without waste. How do they do it? Come and hear about their fascinating journey.

1pm Workshop area Bandrooms

Michelle Towle & Tom Kingston

Active hope in time of climate Emergency

Explore how to live a hopeful life in these times of rapid climate change. Workshop will consist of discussion and some gentle practices to engender hope

2pm Presenters area Bandrooms

Kim Kerz

War on Terra~ Philasophical perspectives on Climate change

Engaging in popular film and contemporary eco-philosophic thought this talk attempts to re-orientate Climate Change in the light of settler colonialism, and non-human ways of comprehension.   

10.15am  Presenters area Bandrooms

Dr Brigit Morrison UTAS

Diploma in Sustainable Living UTAS

Discover a Course that will enable the broader community to enhance sustainability in our own lives while contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at local levels.

12pm Workshop area Bandrooms

Nick Towle

Permaculture Design

This design challenge will introduce some basics of Permaculture design. Explore questions relating to sustainable transport, building and the creation of functional food producing spaces.

1pm Presentation area Bandrooms

Leah McBey

Tender Funerals Tasmania

What drives a group of Tasmanians to spend their spare hours setting up a new way of doing funerals – the local way, based in the community, family led and not-for-profit.

3pm Workshop area Bandrooms

Extinction Rebellion Devonport

Join the rebellion ~ Disc-Obedience

A brief introduction to Extinction Rebellion – its demands and actions before moving the chairs back and dusting down our disco moves to the Bee Gees “Stayin Alive”. …a message for the planet.

11am Workshop area Bandrooms

Rees Campbell

Tasmanian Edible plants

What Tasmanian edible native plants can be grown in our local gardens? Learn what we can cook with them and perhaps even take a taste test.

12pm Presenters area Bandrooms

Drew Thomas

Australian Plant society

Mini presentations from local gardeners passionate about native gardens. If the possibility of lower maintenance, less water usage and more bird life interests you come and share in their experience.

2pm Workshop area Bandrooms

Sarah Charleston

Cloth Nappies ~ The eco baby

A really informal chat about choosing a cloth nappy that is suitable for your child. – quality, sizing, shape and different soakers.

3pm Presentation area Bandrooms

Tasmanian fire service personnel

Being bush fire ready

How safe is your family and property from bush fire? We have the experts with helpful tips and information to answer all your questions.

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