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Commenced:
01/03/2011
Submitted:
07/03/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Charters Towers, Charters Towers, Queensland, AU
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www.e-village.com.au
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Dry Tropical





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Posted by Bryan West almost 13 years ago

Nurturing key relationships within the community has proven fruitful to getting the e-village off the ground.

I met today with a couple of people from the local Neighbourhood Centre.  We have spoken before, and the first meeting was one of "those" meetings that seems to meander around and about and not go anywhere.  But, have faith did I, and since that time they have been engaging a broad range of other people in conversations about the e-village concept.

Support has been rallied.  And, the best thing is that they found a bucket of money to fund someone to do a whole heap of data entry to get it up to speed. This means that it will not be launching as a blank slate that is too easy for people to ignore. Instead, it will launch as a functional resource that the community has struggled to get off the ground for 20 years.

April 1 is the launch date.

Between now and then I seem to have at least half a dozen appointments to share it with groups of people, and from each of those history tells me that I can expect more of the same.

As with permaculture's emphasis on patterns in design, the pattern of communications and pattern of relationship building has been instrumental in getting us to this point.

 

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