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New South Wales community action[edit | edit source]

Sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Local sustainability initiatives[edit source]

Please see our Local communities in New South Wales pages, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.

Coasts[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: New South Wales, Aquatic protected areas

Community energy[edit | edit source]

Lismore Community Solar, aims to create two 100kW solarfarms through a partnership between local community members and Lismore City Council ~ with funding provided by local community ‘impact’ investors and operation of the solarfarms by Lismore City Council.

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]

Bicycle information for New South Wales - Bicycle NSW - Bike riders, information from Transport for NSW

Wikipedia: Cycling in New South Wales: (including its capital Sydney) is a common form of recreation. In 2009, cycling was the fifth-most popular sports/physical activities in NSW.

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Permaculture Blue Mountains - Slowfood BlueMountains on facebook

Open spaces[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Protected areas of New South Wales: At 30 June 2010 there were 776 separate terrestrial protected areas with a total land area of 6,641,256 hectares (16,410,900 acres) (8.29% of the state’s area). 189 of these are national parks, totalling 5,045,422 hectares (12,467,510 acres).

News and comment[edit | edit source]

2016

Time banking in New South Wales, May 22 [1]

Could Byron Bay transition to zero carbon?, March 10 [2]

2015

Home to World’s Largest Coal Port, Newcastle City Council Divests from Fossil Fuels, August 26 [3]

2014

Lismore gives green light to 200kW community owned solar farm, December 10 [4]

Blogs

Sustaining Community, Families, community engagement and environmental sustainability - for parents, students, practitioners and anyone who wants to make a difference. By Graeme Stuart from the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle.

Events[edit | edit source]

2016

Nov 10, 12 - 13 Fair Share festival, transitionnewcastle.org.au

Local communities in New South Wales[edit | edit source]

Sydney


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External links[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: New South Wales

References[edit | edit source]