Free Fun Collaborative Community Art Project

Rejoice in the resilience of our community! What histories of resilience have happened in the past? What resilience brings us together today? What do our imaginations hold for our region in the future? We want to amplify our stories of community resilience and transformative actions in response to climate-change driven destabilisation. The Sydney Environment Institute … Read more

Adaptation for a Hypothetical Scenario

Contribute your ideas, and listen to experts, about how we can adapt before an inevitable climate change disaster in the Blue Mountains. Isolated for over three months, without grid electricity, how could we survive, and even thrive, with the right preparation? Dr Roy Tasker, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at Western Sydney University and the Chief … Read more

How to Save on Your Power Bills

Bright ideas to save on household energy bills – An Adaptation to Climate Change Community Workshop Climate risk expert Winton Evers from the Sunshine Project has conducted more than 300 audits to reduce household energy costs. Join him to learn simple, easy ways to keep your electricity and gas bills down. Learn how to understand … Read more

The Magic of Biochar & the Promise of Pyrolysis

The Magic of Biochar and the Promise of Pyrolysis Are you growing some of your own food?  Do you have a garden you are proud of?  Do you know that you could increase the productivity and health of your soil by applying biochar? Come and learn about this extraordinary substance – which ancient inhabitants in … Read more

ReIMAGINE

A headline Festival of Resilience event – ReIMAGINE is a community-led forum of ideas, discussion and practical workshops focussed on community resilience and transformation

Re-kindling Connection

Are you longing for deeper connection with yourself, your community, and the land? In this circle, we’ll look at some of the ways we can come back into connection as we meet the challenges of these times. You’ll learn a practice to nourish your heart. We’ll talk about ancestors, and what it might mean to … Read more

Book launch: Together We Can

As part of the Festival of Resilience kick-off event Regenerate – join Claire O’Rouke in conversation as she launches her book Together We Can. Claire will be in joined by Lis Bastian of the Blue Mountains Planetary Health Initiative and Allen Hyde of the Mount Irvine Rainforest Conservancy.  Together We Can, by Australian author Claire … Read more

Re-kindling Connection

Are you longing for deeper connection with yourself, your community, and the land? In this circle, we’ll look at some of the ways we can come back into connection as we meet the challenges of these times. You’ll learn a practice to nourish your heart. We’ll talk about ancestors, and what it might mean to … Read more