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Category: Lifelong Learning

Carbon Footprints

How big is your footprint really?  

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 09 Sep 2011

Eureka! Triumph for Carbon Neutral Events

Events, whether large or small, impact the environment—they consume a lot of resources and produce excessive waste. You can make any event carbon neutral by measuring its footprint and offsetting the impact of this through the purchase of carbon offsets.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Sep 2011

Here's What You Said

We asked, you answered, we listened...here's the results.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 02 Sep 2011

Enforcement necessary on greenwashing?

'It’s not easy being green' but some manufacturers don’t make it any easier with misleading green claims. How can you trust if a product’s claims are accurate or if they're just greenwash?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Sep 2011

Visual art workshops with special exhibition

School students have the chance to respond to the stunning artworks in the Beauty from Nature: art of the Scott Sisters exhibition, opening this week.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Aug 2011

Food for thought: Love your seafood AND our oceans!

It’s no secret—Australians love their seafood! But a lot of the fish we love is not sustainably fished or farmed. Are you willing to swap your favourite yellow fin tuna for a more sustainable yellow eye mullet?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Aug 2011

What You Would Like To See

The results are in, and the winner is....you!

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 26 Aug 2011

Renewable Energy — Is FiT (Feed-In Tariff) a good fit for Australians?

The Australian government hopes to see 20% of Australia’s electricity supply coming from renewable sources by 2020.  Will the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) program help acheive this target?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 24 Aug 2011

National Science Week with Professor Fiona Wood

Professor Fiona Wood is a groundbreaking plastic surgeon who was named Australian of the Year in 2005. Through her pioneering work she has dramatically changed the way burn wounds are managed.

By: Nathan Slawitschka, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Aug 2011

Is there an eco-balance?

It can be a challenge to lead a sustainable lifestyle that is easy, affordable and suits our personal needs. Is there an eco-balance to living sustainably and living comfortably?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 Aug 2011