ACF new economics

bankmecu partners with Australian Conservation Foundation on New Economics Project

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WestWyck – living the green life

WestWyck is an urban ecovillage at the cutting edge of sustainable design in Australia, just 6km north of the Melbourne CBD. Guided by the international One Planet Principles, WestWyck’s developers have transformed the historic Brunswick West Primary School into an attractive and environmentally friendly place to live.

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Rising temperatures across Australia

Climate scientists have used data collected over decades to reconstruct the climate over 1000 years. The last 50 years were the hottest and human pollution is a key temperature driver. Alexandra de Blas speaks with lead author Dr Joelle Gergis, about the findings, on the Science Show on ABC Radio National.

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Speed date a sustainable designer

The Alternative technology Association had the sexiest event at the Sustainable Living Festival this year — Speed Date a Sustainable Designer — see it in action here. And hear about the plan to retrofit one million Victorian homes. It will save money and the environment.

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Vote 1 the Psychiatric Superhero

Help James de Blas get an exhibition in New York and inspire people to unleash their potential to live a rich and productive life, whilst managing a severe mental illness.    To vote click on collect me and scroll down to the paintings they are fabulous! To see more about James visit his web site.

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Be the Hero

Is the all pervasive pornography culture affecting your relationships? Dr Jackson Katz visited Australia as part of the Victorian Women’s Trust’s ‘Be the Hero’ campaign. View extended interview here.

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Australia’s green building innovators

Check out leaders at the cutting edge of sustainable design in Australia. Mike Hill from Westwyck, Brendan Condon from Climate Positive and Cape Patterson Ecovillage, Danny Almagor CEO of Small Giants, The Commons Apartments, (publisher of Dumbo Feather Magazine) and Wolfgang Kissel bringing leading German design & technology to sustainable home construction to Australia. Sustainable […]

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