Network News January 2019  Contents Convenor’s Message Next Open Day: Sat 26th Jan 1-4pm Mad about Dirt: Sat 11th May 2019 Farrell’s Blower Door Test: Sat 3rd Feb 2019 House Building Progresses NewKind Festival in Tasmania: 19-24th Feb Resilience Letter from Lesley G Beware of Potting Mix Silencito Pilates at Narara Anyone for Zumba? Sat 19th Jan, 9.30-10.15am ReGreening Australia Bohemian Rhapsody singalong: […]

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Comic explainer: forest giants house thousands of animals (so why do we keep cutting them down?) Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND Madeleine De Gabriele, The Conversation and Wes Mountain, The Conversation Giant eucalypts play an irreplaceable part in many of Australia’s ecosystems. These towering elders develop hollows, which make them […]

Forest giants house thousands of animals – Comic explainer


Coming in 2019! “Mad About Dirt” will be a day dedicated to celebrating and discovering all about “Dirt” (mainly, but not only, soil). Soil is the miraculous carpet of life that covers much of our planet- and yet we often “treat it like dirt”! Led by ABC TV Gardening Australia […]

Mad about Dirt, May 11 2019



Water tanks workshop John Caley, from Ecological Design,  facilitates this 2.5 hour workshop aimed at equipping householders with the essential knowledge required to design and manage a rainwater harvesting system.  Participants learn: How to choose the best tank size How to calculate demand for their rainwater tank system About the different […]

16 Dec 2018 Water tanks workshop by John Caley


Have you ever wanted to work on an earthship and find out the fascinating facts of how it works? Candy’s Earthship  Fri 30th November, Sat 1st, Sun 2nd December 2018 You are invited to participate in Candy‘s workshop at the village, led by Australia’s most experienced earthship builder, Sean Bozkewycz, to seal the tyres […]

Earthship Cob & Render Workshop Fr 30 Nov-Su 2 Dec


Tiny Houses  101    Saturday November 24 at Narara Ecovillage 10.30am – 12pm Presenters: Ellie Moss and Sammie Orchard You’ve probably heard or read about tiny houses in the last few months. They are growing in popularity and creating a real buzz across Australia and around the world . But what are […]

Tiny houses 24th November