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Saturday 1 Jan 2011

10.00AM
Community Gardens = Social Economy with Rogan Hume, Ross Craig and Bruce Mlloy and Robert Pekin

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This forum explores the opportunities for Community Gardens to develop the social economy in their local and wider community. Learn from our presenters and share your own ideas towards developing resilience in your Community Garden.

11.00AM
Uranium and Indigenous Water Rights with Paul Marshall and Dr Virginia Marshall

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Paul and Dr Virginia Marshall share their knowledge of the effects of Uranium mining and of Indigenous Water Rights. They emphasise that there are better alternatives for economic stability for Indigenous Communities rich in cultural heritage and unique environmental beauty.

12.00PM
Solar and Low-Tech Cooking with Barb Ford

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Learn how to cook without gas or electricity, using the sun's energy. Learn how to use minimal energy to cook when the sun doesn't shine. With Barbara Ford see how easy it is to make your own low-tech cookers.

1.00pm-2.00pm
Cooling Australia with Marci Webster-Mannison

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Our buildings can be kept comfortable (and substantial environmental and economic savings can be achieved) without need for air conditioners, by using a range of passive techniques. Marci Webster-Mannison tells the story of ecologically-led design experience and practical ways for heating and cooling buildings without the need for power.

2.00pm-3.00pm
1 Million Women with Natalie Isaacs

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1 Million Women is a non profit organisation whose aim is to inspire 1 Million Women of Australia to take practical action on Climate Change. Join campaign founder Natalie Isaacs and friends to discover how this organisation is destined to become the largest women's movement in the country taking action on climate change.

 
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