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“What Transition Initiatives are about is unlocking the collective genius of the community…”

– Rob Hopkins, founder of Transition Network

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So you’ve read some posts on this site and on the Transition Network or heard about us on the local grapevine; maybe you’ve attended one of our events, or several. Sign up for our monthly newsletter below. But if that’s not enough and you are ready to do more, ready to jump in with both feet, or head-first, whichever seems more empowering, or inspiring, or fun…
Contact us with suggestions, requests, or offers to help grow the movement at transitionwarringal[at]gmail.com

Because your community needs you, now more than ever. We can do this. Together.

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Swith unfocused greenscape backgroundProjects

A Transition group forms projects/working groups to tackle the specific challenges of our times. We’ve created a few recurring events/projects already, but with your involvement, we can do more.
Some of the current activities are:
  • Retrosuburban House & Garden Tours
  • Edible Garden Tours
  • Compost Everything!
  • Plastic Free July events
  • Electric Vehicle Demos
  • Simple Living Workshops
  • Potluck with a Purpose
  • Heidelberg Food Swap

 

Do you have an interest in working on one of the topics above?

 

Or maybe you’d like to start up a project on something else?
Contact us to let us know what you would most like to be involved with.

Core Team

We have a core team that’s committed to the long-term objectives of Transition and some members have been involved since day one.


A cheerful disclaimer…

Just in case you were under the impression that Transition is a process defined by people who have all the answers, you need to be aware of a key fact.

We truly don’t know if this will work. Transition is a social experiment on a massive scale.

What we are convinced of is this:

  • If we wait for the governments, it’ll be too little, too late;
  • If we act as individuals, it’ll be too little;
  • But if we act as communities, it might just be enough, just in time.

This site, just like the Transition model, is brought to you by people who are actively engaged in Transition in a community. People who are learning by doing — and learning all the time. People who understand that we can’t sit back and wait for someone else to do the work. People like you.

Wish List

We have a bunch of project ideas that are waiting to take off. Could it be your talents and energies that get them off the ground?

  • Transition Streets in every street
  • regular film screenings
  • regular community meals across our neighbourhoods
  • Repair Cafes
  • co-working space
  • Transition Vision mural
  • Zero Waste Heidelberg & Rosanna
  • workshops on all the skills for self-reliance: gardening, repair, maintenance, natural building, communication
  • community ovens
  • rooftop solar everywhere
  • public food forests
  • urban farms
  • community gardens
  • Compost Mates
  • Food Co-ops
  • seed libraries
  • Car Share
  • community bus
  • Walking School Bus
  • bicycle parking
  • Timebank(s)