Category: News

Report Back from Bega’s First Permablitz

Report Back from Bega’s First Permablitz

We Blitzed it! Hello everyone, Just over 40 men, women,children and toddlers turned up to Meringo St in Bega to blitz Wendy Hunters block. Some stayed all day and others popped in to just...

Rebuilding After the Fires

Rebuilding After the Fires

An upcoming Bushfire Resistant Design Forum with Permaculture co-orginator David Holmgren and ASPO Australia’s Ian Dunlop

Saturday 21 March 12-5pm at Eltham College

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Very Edible Gardens

On February 20th Very Edible Gardens (or VEG) was launched – a collaborative project between four keen Melbourne permablitzers. VEG is focused on helping Melbourne’s transition towards sustainability, which includes edibility, and hence more...

Permablitz hits Uganda!

We’ve had some exciting news from Kim and Clive, Melbourne Permablitzers currently spending a year volunteering on the Sabina Permaculture Project in Southern Uganda: “Uganda Permablitz #1 will be in Ssanje at the home...

Bushfire Resistant Design

In 1983 permaculture co-originator David Holmgren responded to the tragic Ash Wednesday fires with a project called The Flywire House. After many years out of print, Holmgren Design Services has now fast tracked the...

Eat The Suburbs: Gardening for the End of the Oil Age

Eat The Suburbs: Gardening for the End of the Oil Age

A film by Tanya Curnow, 2006. EAT THE SUBURBS takes the oil debate from the bowser to the backyard and follows Melbourne’s “permablitzers” as they prepare for the end of the oil age… one...

David Holmgren: Thoughts on the eve of the 50th Permablitz

We’re honoured to have the following thoughts on permablitz from David Holmgren, co-originator of the permaculture concept. The political and environmental activism of the 1960’s & early 70’s focused on resisting injustice, environmental destruction...