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The following booklets, brochures, feature articles and information sheets have been developed/written by HOPE members and volunteers. Please share these publications with your networks.

Older material has been archived and can be accessed by contacting the office at [email protected]


Low Carbon Living Starts at Home

Householders Guide to Sustainable Living

Ecology Audit - How environmentally friendly are you?

How to live sustainably and chemical-free(edtion 1.3)



About HOPE

HOPE Charter

Help HOPE promote sustainable living practices in your community

The Transition Towns Initiative

HOPE Promotional Flyer

A snapshot of Householders' Options to Protect the Environment (HOPE) Inc. Australia

Minimise Waste and Conserve Resources brochure

Feature Articles

Feature article -- HOPE - Three decades of environmentalism

Feature Article - Legal Rights of Nature, by Julie Mammitzsch - HOPE researcher NSW

Feature Article - Public Housing Options For Australia, by Rod Pitcher

Feature Article - The Life and Dignity of the Human Person, by Rod Pitcher

A Special Report -- Water Security issues, trends and solutions – Internationally and in Australia (January 2023), by by Charmaine Turnbull, HOPE senior researcher QLD

Andrew's thought on using social media, by Andrew Nicholson

HOPE’s affiliations in Queensland, by Georgia Eastment

Revamping homes in a changing climate, by Harry Johnson NSW September 2022.

Is Labor doing enough on Climate Change, by Mert Kul, September 2022.

HOPE's National Affiliations, by Georgia Eastment, September 2022.

HOPE's international affiliations, by Georgia Eastment, September 2022.

The role of offsets in ecologically sustainable development, by Georgia Eastment MSc., July 2022.

Management of the Great Barrier Reef, by Brianna Mariano, July 2022.

Action on Climate Required Now!, by Frank Lee, July 2022.

Major Environmental Organizations in the Philippines, by Shelley Malaluan, July 2022.

Reimagining Indigenous ecologies: recognising rivers as legal entities, by Georgia Eastment MSc., July 2022.

Energy Storage World Forum 2020 Highlights, by Dan Bielich, July 2022.

Putting Second-hand First to Create Local, by Dr Amandeep Kaur, June 2022.

Decommissioning of Nuclear Submarines, by Nina Stick, May 2022.

Overview and Critique of “A New Generation of National Environmental Laws”, by Stephen Law, May 2022.

Review of the Australian Community Landcare Futures framework, by Anna Kula, May 2022.

Review of IPCC Biodiversity and Climate Change Workshop Report, by Amandeep Kaur, April 2022.

International offsets review by Climate Change Authority, summary prepared by Anna Kula, March 2022.

Review of “Building resilience in local communities: The wellbeing benefits of participating in Landcare” Report, by Amandeep Kaur, February 2022.

United Nation's International Decades, by Jason Dingley, January 2022.

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Techno-advertising, by Rodney Duncan, January 2022.

Critique for the ‘State of volunteering in Queensland’ report of 2021 by Anna Kula, January 2022.

Policy Suggestions for the Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future by James Ahern, January 2022.

Designing for the Future: Foreseeing climatic risk with model-based design by Daniela Dal’Castel, January 2022.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) by Patricia Braña, December 2021.

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) by Patricia Braña, December 2021.

Cause and Effects of Dealing with Widespread Pollution by Lauren Dogan, December 2021.

Review of "Long-Term Sustainability Plan for Great Barrier Reef" by Amandeep Kaur, December 2021.

That's Not a Plan, THIS is a Plan by Rodney Duncan, November 2021.

The COP26 Briefing Article by Andrew Nicholson, October 2021.

Review of Australian Emission Policies by Jingjing Ye, October 2021.

The Earth Charter by Anna Kula, September 2021.

Review of Energy Conference 2020 by Dan Bielich, September 2021.

HOPE's Response to the IPCC Report by Andrew Nicholson, September 2021.

Review of 'Solution to Climate Change through Geo-engineering' by Dan Bielich, July 2021.

The Green Building Council, by Patricia Brana, June 2021.

The Birth of Permaculture, by Mireille Eid, May 2021.

Calculating your ecological footprint by Regina Kemble, April 2021.

Regenerative Agriculture - EIANZ Webinar, 10 February 2021 by Adam Walter, HOPE Researcher, QLD

Highfields Pioneer Village, January 2021.

The story of HOPE so far, by Regina Kimble, HOPE researcher, QLD.

Critique: The Great Artesian Basin Strategic Management Plan, by Dan Bielich.

Review: A call for a New Generation of Australian Environmental Laws, 1 October, 2020, by Maria Hernandez.

Report on the National Climate Emergency Summit, 14-15 February, 2020, Melbourne, by Andrew Nicholson.

The International Pollutant Network (IPEN) by Seemab Asif, May, 2020.

United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by Alessio Claudi.

ICAN Enough is Enough: 2019 Global Nuclear Weapons Spending. Published 13 May 2020.

ICAN and a Nuclear Free Future, by Morgan Jackson - HOPE researcher (Qld).

Green New Deal Research Resources, compiled by Andrew Nicholson, March 2020.

A Liveable, Compact Toowoomba, by Obed Jayson D. Ello, HOPE researcher (Qld.)

Profits and Sustainability, by Jayson D. Ello, HOPE researcher (Qld).

Centre for International Environmental Law, by Chris Leivesley, HOPE member (Qld).

Sustainable Living Foundation, by Daniela Dal' Castel, February, 2020.

Building Design for Sustainable Living, by Farisa Naeimi.

Article on Food Loss and Its Prevention, by Romana Praveen

Article on European Environment Agency (EEA), by Jayson Ello, January, 2020.

Article - (Nat) - Impact of Climate Change on Economy, by Sasha Adams.

The Transition Towns Movement, by Seemab Asif, January 2020.

Sustainable Cities and Regions, January, 2020.

What Food Actually is in 2019, by Nina Stick, November, 2019.

50 Thousand Mines Away, by Mariana Marabini, April, 2019.

A New Generation of Federal Environmental Laws, by Seemab Asif, March 2019.

The Atlas of Living Australia by Seemab Asif, April, 2019.

Creating a Resource Efficient Planet, by Romana Parveen, October, 2019.

Is the future of Australia's Economy ... Circular? by Mariana Marabini, January, 2019.

Our Living World, by Ray Mathers, September, 2019.

Recycling in Australia, by Alessio Claudi, August, 2019.

State of the Climate 2018, by Sasha Adams, February, 2019.

Synthetic Chemicals in Urban Areas and Bushland, by Nina Stick, August, 2019.

UN Sustainability Development Goals, September, 2019.

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Information Sheets

Factsheet on Weeds by Sofija Belajcic

A snapshot of HOPE Australia

7 Steps to Waste Management at Events

An overview of UN SDGs

Beginners Guide to Chook-Keeping by Ian Simons

Building and Operating a Chook Tractor by Ian Simons

Community Supported Agriculture

Composting - Is it for you?

Global Trade Watch

Global Warming - Helpful Actions

Green Cleaning Chart

Hints and Tips: Companion Planting

Interview (audio) of Frank at U3A Seniors Expo, 17 Aug 2016

Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening Planting Guide for Toowoomba

The Benefits of Volunteering

The People's Food Plan narrataive

The Simpler Way: A Brief Outline

The value of an hour for Earth and Human Achievement

Want to do your bit to make the world a nicer place to live?

Water Saving Tips

Weed Publications

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Insights Unexpected by Neil Davidson

Water Debate

The Earth Charter


International Year of Fresh Water / A Small Drop of Justice

Grey Gum

Ecological Footprint / A Feat With Your Feet

Hopefully we'll work together

Mother's Intuition

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