PermacultureWest
PermacultureWest
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Commenced:
01/01/0001
Submitted:
03/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
PO Box 164, Innaloo, WA, AU
Website:
http://www.permaculturewest.org.au
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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Alfio Contarino Amanda McLennan Ben Sharp Charlie Jones Claire Coleman Dan Boulton David Contreras Dominique Chanovre Harry Wykman Heather Reid-Bell Jason Nicholls Klifford J Fyshwick Lindsay Cocks Patrice Clarke Paul Mihala Pete Blake Peter Hipe Russell Mudge Ted Russ Terry Haven Tina Parsons
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PermacultureWest

Project Type

Permaculture Local Group/Transition Town/Permablitz

Project Summary

The Permaculture Association of WA aims to inspire and help people learn and use permaculture in their lives by providing regular e-news, website and magazine publications, re-skilling workshops and presentations. On the ground we set up and support local groups, permaculture training, alternative skill courses, and Permablitz programs.

Project Description

The Permaculture Association of Western Australia aims to inspire and help people learn and use permaculture in their lives by providing you with regular e-news, magazine publications and free entry to presentations. Membership fees enable PAWA to deliver these services as well as further develop its events calendar, website and other permaculture opportunities.

Permablitz Perth is here to help people get together and have fun learning about, designing and creating suburban permaculture systems. Growing mail list of 250+ is just starting to enjoy blitz's ever few months. Slow to get organized but a committee is now in full swing, we are always looking for local new designers to sharpen their skills in design and consultation.

Local groups are growing and currently we have a Perth Hills group, Northern APEs group, and soon to be forming Freo Group. These will expand in member numbers with the growing association and splinter into more local groups as numbers get over 30 people groups. These small local groups apart from giving Permies a place to belong and educating the local public will form the true catalyst for the effective roll-out of Permablitz Perth and Seed Saver Network and other Food Sovereignty and transition town initiatives.

Updates

National Permaculture Day

PermacultureWest will be participating in the National Permaculture Day on May 1st by working with Lockridge Community Garden to put on a day of workshops, talks, garden walks - please join us!

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