Upcoming Events

15/05 2018

Community Forum| Toowoomba | 22 May 2018

Householders' Options to Protect the Environment (HOPE) Inc logo
Householders' Options to Protect the Environment Inc.
22 Vacy Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350
(PO Box 6118 - Clifford Gardens, Toowoomba QLD 4350)
PH: 07 4639 2135; Email:office@hopeaustralia.org.au
Website: www.hopeaustralia.org.au
ABN 48 036 173 161
Think Globally. Act Locally!

Community Forum: “Restoring soil health – from backyards to farm-yards - can help the environment”

Colin Johnson - presenter“How restoring your soil’s health - from backyards to farm-yards - can help the environment” is the theme of HOPE’s second community forum for the month of May.

Householders’ Options to Protect the Environment (HOPE) Inc. is hosting a community forum on good soil management practices on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 at 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm at the Toowoomba City Library (155 Herries St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350).

Mr Colin Johnson from Earthlife Pty Ltd (earthlife.com.au) will address topics such as the relevance of soil mineral depletion; the adverse effect of survival plant growth on the environment; inefficient fertilisers; and the re-creation of healthy and fertile soils.

Tuesday, 22 May | 7pm – 9pm
Toowoomba City Library
(Level 3, Cnr Herries and Victoria Sts, Toowoomba).
Entry by gold coin donation
Bookings are essential. Please RSVP by 18 May to the HOPE office on 07 4639 2135 or by email to office@hopeaustralia.org.au.

13/05 2018

LEAF 2018| Meadowbrook | 27 May 2018

Come to Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF 2018)

‘Rethink the future’ with Australia’s favourite gardener Costa Georgiadis and sustainable farmer and chef Paul West as we explore how we can all reduce, reuse and recycle and create a healthier world and future.

Take a photography MasterClass with Steve Parish, or learn how to create a wildlife garden, turn your backyard into heaven for chickens, or make your own sugar-free jams, cheese and kimchi

With everything from workshops in kokedama, up-cycling and sustainable gardening to delicious organic food and coffee and free rides and activities for the kids, the whole family will have a great time at LEAF 2018.

Sunday 27 May 2018 | 10am-3pm
Griffith University
Logan Campus, Meadowbrook
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28/02 2018

BACG Jamboree | Sunshine Coast | 31 May - 3 June 2018

Join the Jamboree!

The 2018 Beyond Coal and Gas Jamboree is not to be missed (early bird registration is open now!).

Beyond Coal and Gas is where you’ll hear from Aboriginal activists fighting for country, and inspiring Australian and international grassroot activists. You’ll learn new skills, share your experiences and together, we’ll build strategies to power Australia beyond coal and gas.

Relationships are what make our movement powerful; nothing beats spending focussed time together to forge new connections across campaigns.

We’ve taken some giant strides in the task of transitioning Australia beyond fossil fuels since the 2016 conference. People everywhere are rising up to fight: taking on billionaire coal companies; closing coal plants and firing up clean energy projects; and halting gas fracking to protect land and water.

And yet, Australia still exports more coal and gas than any country on Earth: we have so much work yet to do in order to build our movement to the scale we need to win..

Evening of Thursday, 31 May, through to afternoon of Sunday, 3 June 2018
Alexandra Park Conference Centre Sunshine Coast, Queensland (just 15 minutes from Sunshine Coast airport)
$43.29 – $159.34
Early bird registrations open now, until 31 March 2018 (save around 20% off the full price!)