Inspiring and supporting local communities as they build a sustainable future

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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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Keeping Food Waste Out of Landfill

Local Councils push to keep food waste out of landfill . Victorlans wasted 2.4 million tonnes of food last year according to Sustainability Victorla. Councils stretching from the South Australian border to Bendigo have combined to search for the ultimate answer to one of Victoria’s greatest recycling challenges – how to stop thousands of tonnes of food waste going to … Read More

The Climate Friendly Diet

The “Climate-Friendly” Diet Once upon a time… we ate what was grown, farmed, or fished for, locally. This meant it was in season and we probably knew where it came from … but now…… We are all regularly exposed to emerging information about how the way we eat affects our health and impacts the environment. Yet conflicting information is published … Read More

Food Relief at Home – The Big and Small

COVID has magnified food stress – but we are stepping up. Across Australia, individuals, small groups, cafes & restaurants, and businesses, are stepping up their support for people facing hunger and food stress. Foodbank – one of our largest funded, charity food relief organisation details the growth in demand in their National 2020 Report. They also explore the cross generational … Read More

Getting Everyone On A Bike

Using Adaptive Technology to  Gain Mobility Not everyone can jump on a bike and cut emissions while gaining mobility. TAD/Australia is a national network of volunteers, engineers, and therapists who adapt or create equipment and appliances to meet the needs of people with a range of limitations.  [ see below for State links ] One initiative is the Melbourne based … Read More

Tracking the 2020 Surge in Methane Levels

Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw the biggest one-year jump in atmospheric methane concentrations on record – BBC Future Planet Report “Nearly half of the roughly 380 million metric tonnes of methane released by human activities annually could be cut this decade with available and largely cost-effective methods, according to the UN assessment. Doing so would stave off nearly 0.3C of … Read More

The Commons – Social Change Library

An Invaluable Resource for Community Organisations   The Commons Social Change Library is an Australian online collection of instructional resources for individuals, researchers, and community organisations, covering just about everything from: working effectively in groups, fundraising, diversity and inclusion campaign strategy, community organising, digital campaigning, and communications and media The administrators collect, curate and distribute these key lessons and resources of … 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