the Mullum Mullum Festival

Sustained community action saved the Mullum Mullum Valley from a freeway going through the heart of this important stretch of bushland in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The Mullum Mullum Festival celebrates and showcases the beauty and importance of our native Australian bushland, highlights the importance of environmental protection and demonstrates what it will take…

Vale Ern Mainka

Many people will know the work of Ern Mainka. His photography was hugely popular amongst nature enthusiasts, and I must have seen his images in hundreds of places over the years. Apart from capturing our wild places so well, Ern played a significant role in raising awareness about the many threats posed to these places.…

Local Lives, Global Matters

16 – 18 October, 2015 One of the reasons humanity faces so many ecological problems is because so many of us have forgotten about Place. Increasingly, humans who can afford to do so are living consumer lifestyles that draw resources from a globally connected market of production and consumption. Local production and manufacturing is allowed…

Tall Trees and Tributaries

Scenes on the Yarra is a series of 7 site-specific performance workshops that end with community celebrated performance. The projects are planned along the length of the river from the headwaters to the sea. Tall Trees and Tributaries Sunday 19th April 4.30pm Free Event All Ages Federation Square & Birrarung Marr Tall Trees and Tributaries brought…

Grasslands

Grasslands is a ’social and Ecological Dig Through Time’ and features a cast of people collaborating to create a multi sensory experience directed by Rebecca Russell and Ken Evens. Grasslands will be staged on a purpose built hill of Australian native grasses from the Volcanic Plains of Central Victoria. The performances will be in Clunes,…

Waterway Reflections

A unique environmental arts project involving artists, historians, scientists, and indigenous knowledge keepers. Celebrate Healesville’s waterways with us.   Sat November 15, 4.30 – 6.30 pm Be led on a walk and experience interwoven stories, living sculptures, and creative installations as we follow the trail of the Platypus habitat. Free all ages event. The trail…