First certified carbon neutral bricks in Australia

Brickworks Building Products has announced the launch of the country’s first carbon neutral bricks and pavers.

The carbon neutral certification of the range of pavers and bricks manufactured at Longford is largely achieved by the use of sawdust, a biomass material and a by-product of the local Tasmanian timber industry, for kiln firing.

Read more here.
 

Are you ready? Weather ready? 



 

 

Do you know about storms? 


Victoria State Emergency Service's StormSafe Week starts on Monday 8 September and continues until Sunday 14 September.  You can find some StormSafe resources here

 

 

Join the Green Army!


Are you aged between 17 and 24, an Australian citizen or permanent resident and would like to be a part of a team that will make a REAL difference to the environment in your local community?
 

Would you like to be paid an allowance while gaining skills, training and experience that can help you enter the workforce, improve your career opportunities or further your education and training?
 

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative to develop skills, undertake training and gain experience in the delivery of conservation projects. Through this, participants will enhance opportunities for careers and further training in conservation.
 

This project aims to assist in the revegetation of Westgate Park - transforming the park into a beautiful, diverse bushland setting for locally indigenous species.
 
 
To Apply Complete the application form here      More Information click here

Sustainability Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Gasworks Farmers' Market
September 20,2014
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Edible Weeds Taster Walk
September 20,2014
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Waterwatch Training
September 20,2014
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Art Talk at St Kilda Library: Drawing the Heide Circle
September 20,2014
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Discover Your Backyard - Visit Westgate Park on the banks of the Yarra
September 21,2014
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Guru Dudus Silent Disco Tour - St Kilda Solar System
September 21,2014
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