Network News  February 2019   Contents Convenor’s Message Extending our Welcome with a New Idea… Steph & Rob’s Strawbale Workshop – Thurs 7-10 March Living Big in a Tiny House with Bryce Langston – Sat 9th March Yoga Retreat at the village – Sat 30th Mar 2019 MAD about Dirt – Sat […]

2019 02 Network News   Recently updated !


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: […]

2019 01 Network News


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



Saturday May 11 2019 “Mad About Dirt” will be a day dedicated to: celebrating the importance of soil in our world, and discovering heaps more 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 […]

Mad about Dirt, May 11 2019   Recently updated !


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