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

You can learn more about the movement, get inspired by what others are doing or get in contact with others through this website.

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Climate Emergency Action to Restore a Safe Climate

We are in a climate emergency. It’s hard to keep hold of that thought when the emergency seems to drag on and on. Just as we are so weary of the Covid-19 pandemic and we want it to go away, we’d really like the climate emergency to go away too. But we know that’s not going to happen. Not yet. … Read More

Transition away from gas

Australia’s reliance on a ‘gas-led recovery’ is putting us at risk, from the communities living near gas wells, right down to each and every one of us that uses gas to cook our food and heat our homes. Quoted from the Climate Council report Kicking the Gas Habit: How Gas is Harming our Health which details the health risks of … Read More

Repairing Australia – Community Repair Cafes and Hubs

REPAIRING AUSTRALIA: THE RISE OF COMMUNITY REPAIR CAFES AND HUBS 16 FEBRUARY 2020  – The Rogue Ginger  – Original Article Here Thank you Moonee Valley Repair Cafe for fixing my sons beloved toy train Across Australian suburbs, Repair Cafes and Repair Labs are offering communities a local place to fix, mend and connect. I’m a big repairing advocate for many … Read More

Plastic-free July

Imagine:  a world with no plastic in nature by 2030… a world where our oceans teem with marine life (NOT discarded nets, bottles and bags). Where no human breathes the toxic fumes of burning plastic. And where every indispensable plastic product is used to make another. These words of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) surely describe a vision we could … Read More

Renewable Energy in your local community

Are you involved with a community organisation, social enterprise or other not-for-profit group? Such organisations are invited to apply for a zero-interest loan to help fund climate-beneficial projects anywhere in Australia such as: installing solar panels improving energy efficiency switching away from fossil gas use or purchasing electric vehicles Who is behind this wonderful offer? CORENA – a non-profit organisation … Read More

Films for Action

One of the foundational concepts of the transition movement is the power of envisioning a sustainable, localised and just society in our own neighbourhood, and then engaging with others to  take the first steps towards that vision. Here is a resource that can help us on that path – a wonderful group based in Kansas USA who founded Films for … 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