December 16, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Maker Movement, 58 Angove Street, North Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Bring in your broken items from home and fix them with the help of our volunteer experts. We can look at bikes, clothing, small furniture, household items and some electrical. For more info on what you can bring in, see www.repaircafeperth.org
December 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Organic Cafe, East Victoria Park, 926 Albany Hwy, Perth WA 6101, Australia
Aussies send over 500,000 tonnes of textiles to landfill each year – most of which is man-made synthetic or plastic fibres that may never breakdown.
Special guest Petra Richardson from Spotted will talk about how to mend and clean your clothes to make them last longer and save them from landfill. Members of the Victoria Park CWA will be teaching sewing/mending skills on the day.
December 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bentley Library, Hedley Pl & Manning Road, Bentley WA 6102, Australia
Japanese artist Nami Osaki will show you the Japanese art of Furoshiki – a beautiful way to wrap gifts. It can also be used for table decorations and to make carry bags.
Please bring along an empty wine bottle, two tissue boxes and any other item you would like to wrap.
Free workshop. Register via the website.
December 2, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Canning River Eco Education Centre, Kent St & Queens Park Rd, Wilson WA 6107, Australia
December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
North Metropolitan TAFE East Perth, 140 Royal St, East Perth WA 6004, Australia
This forum is an opportunity for those in community, schools, industry, tertiary and government groups to share the work they are engaged with to educate about and support sustainability practices. Participants will benefit from a broad field of topics by finding a sense of place in the landscape of people and groups operating in WA. Networking opportunities for future projects will be a feature of the day.
Cost: $33/$55 (AAEE member/non-member)
Contact Jennifer Pearson for a registration form, firstname.lastname@example.org
November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Belgian Beer Cafe, Murray St & King St, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Welcome to a new era of network exchange & communication in the business, industry, conservation and sustainability space in WA.
As our ‘first event’ speaker, we are delighted to welcome Dr Paul Hardisty, author and former Director of the Land and Water National Research Flagship at CSIRO.
Paul will be well known to many in Perth as a creative thinker and entertaining speaker and this may be the last time to hear him for some time, as he moves to Townsville in early 2018, as the new CEO of the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).
RSVP Essential by Nov 28:
“Tomorrow” – Transition Town Vincent Movie Night
December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paddington Ale House, 141 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia, Australia
Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.
Films start at 6:30pm.
Gold coin donations appreciated (to bring you more films).