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Designing your Sustainable Home – workshop

Rating by a previous participant: “ Graham is an excellent presenter and this is a VERY interesting course”. The workshop, “Principles of Energy-efficient Homes, and introduction to Narara  Ecovillage Building Standards”, will be held on Saturday May 21 2016, 9 am -1:30 pm, atthe Visitor Centre, Narara Ecovillage, 25 Research Road, […]


Discover the world of modular homes.

Don’t miss the presentation: “Modular Homes: the sustainable homes of the future?”, by Adam Farrow, General Manager of Built Smart Modular Homes. Built Smart’s factory is at nearby Lisarow. The presentation will include an introduction to modular homes, the advantages of modular homes, and how to work with a modular home company to […]

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Weed of the month – Fleabane

Weed of Focus for March – Fleabane (Conyza species)    What is it? Fleabane belongs to a large genus (group of species) called Conya. What does fleabane look like? Originating in America, Fleabane is an upright annual herb with a single stem up to 1 to 2m high. Found on […]


Experience Damanhur

Experience Damanhur  – “The most evolved community on Earth”?  Two workshops / presentations at the Narara Ecovillage. Adventures in Community Building & Inner Transformation, with Damanhur ambassadors Squalo and Tridacna. Early Bird bookings have now closed. However – please come along on and pay on the day. Costs are: Saturday $40 Sunday […]

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Living Dinosaurs: The Birds of Narara

Richard Cassels, bird enthusiast, archaeologist and ecovillage member, has enjoyed birds around the world, excavated extinct ones and been recording the living birds of Narara on a weekly basis for the last 2 ½ years. He will talk about “ Living Dinosaurs: The Birds of Narara, and what they are […]


Support the Ecoliving Network and save.

Special Pre-Xmas offer! 12 months NELN Membership and a bright new NELN T-shirt for only $30!     NELN membership entitles you to attend all the Open Days for the coming year, all the monthly talks (which will have a special focus on Sustainable Homes in 2016), to be a […]

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November talk: Sustainable Environments and Optimal Health

Sustainable Environments and Optimal Health.  The monthly talk at the Narara Ecovillage. Saturday 28 November, 4.30 p.m. at the Narara Ecovillage. Dr Mark Donohoe is one of Australia’s most experienced and best known medical practitioners in the fields of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. He has a long history working in the […]


Sunday open day.

We trialled a different format today and for those that came along we’d love to hear your feedback. What did we do differently? Well for one we held the Narara Eco Village open day on a Sunday instead of the usual Saturday. We brought the start time forward to 11am […]

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Stephane Verhaeghe “Growing old with grace”

There are over 300,000 Australians living with dementia and this number is expected to increase by one third to 400,000 in less than ten years (Access Economics, 2005). By the 2060s, spending on dementia is set to outstrip that of any other health condition. It is projected to be $83 billion (in 2006-07 […]