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Transition Australia is part of an international movement of local communities coming together to reimagine and rebuild our world.

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Recent articles

Choirs sing THANK YOU to Hospital staff and Health Workers

Choir members in Melbourne have been very moved hearing hospital staff and health workers talking about the relentless stress of dealing with the COVID health crisis. But what can choirs do to help? Sing a song of thanks and support, of course! So a group of Melbourne choirs and their supporters got together to create and sing a song.   … Read More

Planting the seed: from Bondi to Dubbo

How do you start a Transition Group? Am I the right person? Will I or won’t I?  “There must be someone more capable (and organised!) than myself.” So many of us have asked ourselves  questions like these. Here is Peter’s story. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Peter Duggan and I am the convenor of Transition Dubbo, in … Read More

Cultivating Mindfulness in the Garden

With ongoing lockdowns due to Covid, it is timely to consider a mindful approach to gardening – here are some thoughts offered by Kit Shepherd, convenor of Transition Bondi. Here are some lovely tips to take to the garden with you, when needing to let go of the tensions of the day….or of your life! I attended a webinar through … Read More

Call of the Forest

The ‘Call of the Forest’ video illustrates a way to conduct a campaign that is Covid-safe. Wherever people are campaigning to protect native forests the video ‘Call of the Forest’ could be used as inspiration – it was made in support of Warburton Environment’s campaign to protect the native forests in the Central Highlands of Victoria. The video premiered at … Read More

Response to IPCC report: A message of hope, action and healing in the face of a disrupted climate

You’ve no doubt heard of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, but hardly found time to read it, not even the summary, what with everything else going on in your life and in the world. And anyway where do you start? Mylene Turban, a member of Transition Bondi, has done all the hard yakka for us by reading the IPCC report … Read More

Global Footprint Quizzes

Discover where you stand …….. Transition Streets 1.3 A quick online quiz from Transition Australia ( click the answers to estimate your Earth load ) Or download an Excel version of the My Ecological Footprint worksheet from the Transition Streets online course guide. The Earth-Global Hectares concept used in the Excel worksheet can be a bit technical – but one idea … Read More

Inspiring, connecting and supporting groups to build a localised, sustainable and just future


We are an organic network of groups that are growing and developing, and benefit from being connected.

The aim of this  website is to connect and support transition groups focusing on sustainability, food security, equity and cohesion. We want to make it easier for these groups to find each other, share resources, learn and be inspired