Conference workshops – 2019

The workshops at the Conference have been scheduled and include:

  • Togetherness Design: Permaculture from the Kitchen Sink with Ecosystem Designer Cecilia Macaulay
  • Making Your Personal Climate Emergency Action Plan with Heidi Lee from Murundaka Cohousing Community*
  • Avoiding Burnout with Carol Ride from Psychology for a Safe Climate*
  • Transition Streets with Monica Winston from Geelong Sustainability*
  • Green Cleaning for Zero Waste with Jo Massey from Restore Therapy*
  • Drawdown: Exploring the top 100 Solutions to Reverse Global Warming with Katherine Barling from Be the Change*

You can participate in 2 of these 1 hour workshops.

* Limited places

Book now if you haven’t already booked! BOOK HERE


It’s back for 2019! Transition to a Safe Climate Conference

On the 18th, you can vote to act on climate change.

On the 26th, you can ACT!

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Think Global

  • Keynote by Julian Burnside, renowned human rights and climate change advocate
  • Keynote by Dr. Benjamin Habib on designing better human systems using Permaculture

Act Local

  • Workshops by Cecilia Macaulay on decluttering our lives and creating harmony by using permaculture ecosystem thinking
  • Panel discussions about progress over the last year, and what we can do during the next

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea all included.  Of course, please BYO bowl/plate/cutlery/mug to help create a waste free event.

Price: $25 early bird or $30 after. BOOK HERE to secure your place.


Held by the Network of Transition Groups of Banyule: Montmorency Community Group, Sustainable Greensborough, Sustainable Macleod, Sustainable Watsonia, Transition 3081, Transition Warringal.  Supported by Macleod College and Banyule City Council. Auspiced by Montmorency Community Group.

Transition to a Safe Climate Conference – 2018

Transition to a Safe Climate: creating a new story for Banyule A COMMUNITY CONFERENCE FRI 4 & SAT 5 MAY 2018 AT MACLEOD COLLEGE

Ian DunlopEmergency action in the face of Climate Change

Friday 4 May 7pmThink Global: Ian Dunlop, a leading climate change expert and former executive in the oil, gas and coal industries, will set the scene with a keynote presentation – Emergency Action in the face of Climate Change.

Saturday 5 May 9am – 5.30pm: Act local: like to do something concrete with others to tackle climate change? A full day workshop, facilitated by Gilbert Rochecouste of Village Well, to develop big ideas for community projects in Banyule.

Parents are encouraged to attend. There will be an art program for school age children to envisage a world they would like to live in, as well as childcare for under-5s. Limited places available.

Bookings essential at BOOK HERE

Full conference $25, or Fri evening only $15. This affordable ticket cost includes catering.


Who will be there? This event will bring together a diverse group of residents representing all of Banyule’s suburbs and its varied community groups. It is being organised by the local network of Transition groups – Transition Banyule, Transition 3081, Transition Warringal, Sustainable Macleod, Sustainable Greensborough, and Montmorency Community Group.

Who should attend? Anyone who is interested in finding out how they can take action to tackle climate change in their local community.

What is ‘Transition?’ ‘Transition’ is a movement of communities coming together to reimagine and rebuild our world. It is about local people coming together to address the big challenges we face.

Enquiries: or Mary on 0431 026 723 Sponsored/organised by Transition Banyule, Sustainable Macleod, Monty Community Group, T3081, Transition Warringal, Transition Greensborough, Macleod College and Olympic Adult Education. Supported by a Banyule City Council Environmental Sustainability Grant

DADIRRI Deep Listening, living in the future

Special screening of ‘Deep Listening’ the third in a series of documentaries about sustainable living in community.  Snacks and drinks available from 6:45 pm (please BYO mug and a plate of food to share). Following the film, there will a shared supper and an opportunity for Q and A.
Entry ticket is $6 per person. No charge for kids under 13.

Saturday 24 June 2017,  6:45 pm – 9:30 pm at
The Harmony Centre, 48 The Mall,  Heidelberg West, VIC 3081

Buy tickets online on:

download PDF flyer: Cohousing Banyule Deep Listening film screening flyer 2.1

Guarding the Galilee


Screening of Guardineg the Galilee a documentary that will take you inside the fight to stop the Adani coalmine. After the film join ACF campaigner Michael Pulsford who will discuss the impacts that Adani’s Carmichael coal mine would have on water resources, climate and the reef and how we can all take action.

Tuesday 4 July 7.00pm – 9.00pm at
Livingstone Community Centre, 1 Livingstone Street, Ivanhoe

$5 donation (optional) – Tea and coffee provided

Download PDF flyer: Guarding the Galilee_2upA4