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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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Councils in Alliance for Greenhouse Action

Local Governments are Getting Together for Action Victorian councils are working together to develop strategic plans to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and consequences.  For example, the two networks NAGA and WAGA and their respective 2020-2025 plans https://waga.com.au/download/140/ https://waga.com.au/download/143/ https://www.naga.org.au/uploads/9/0/5/3/9053945/naga_strategic_plan_2020-25_final.pdf Which encompass seven broad aims: Increase the resilience of member councils and their communities to respond to projected climate change impacts … Read More

How Much Space to Power the World?

Explore the Sustainability of Different Power Sources.? No matter how we make electricity, it takes up space. Coal requires mines, and plants to convert it into electricity. Nuclear power takes uranium mines, facilities to refine it, a reactor, and a place to store the spent fuel safely. Renewable energy needs wind turbines or solar panels. So how much space would … Read More

Transition Margaret River Presentation for Webinar October 2020

Global Climate Change Week (GCCW) aims to encourage academic communities in all disciplines and countries to engage with each other, their communities, and policy makers on climate change action and solutions. The 2020 events were all online, curated by University of Tasmania. The Transition movement in Australia presented a session on Friday 23 October entitled Transition Australia: local solutions to … Read More

Permabee – Video Archive

Learn how to do it…with the help of this community of gardeners? PermaBee   19 videos on all aspccts of regenerative agriculture The official playlist for workshops run through the PermaBee program at the Randwick Sustainability Hub. The PermaBee program provides the public with the opportunity to get involved in an active community of gardeners and food producers interested in regenerative … Read More

Deep Dive into Plastic Free Takeaway

Boomerang Alliance – Plastic Free Places The Boomerang Alliance, a peak community not-for-profit working on waste minimisation and recycling has produced a series of resources and informative web pages that explain the steps to achieving a plastic free takeaway service and cafe culture. Using Reusables for Takeaway during COVID-19 – Clare Sullivan, Plastic Free Byron Project Coordinator This is a … Read More

Biodegradable Plastics Explained

Biodegradable – Compostable – OXO-degradable plastics. Nearly every material will biodegrade, given enough time. But the length of the biodegradation process is highly dependent on environmental conditions including oxygen levels, humidity and temperature, and on the mechanical impacts – mixing, vibration. So just claiming that a plastic is “biodegradable” without stating conditons and time frame is totally misleading to consumers. … 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

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