Let’s Act for the Yarra

A new report highlights the problems facing the Yarra River and calls for a Yarra River Protection Act to address them. Summary The report, Let’s Act for the Yarra, co-produced by Environmental Justice Australia and the Yarra Riverkeepers Association, finds that the key problems faced by the river include poor water quality, overdevelopment of the…

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…

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…

The Warburton Forest Village and Valley Festival

This will be held over Febuary 2013 on the 22nd, 23th, and 24th. It is part of the Sustainable Living Festival being held in the CBD, and Warburton is having it’s own Forest, Village and Valley festival. The themes are; food, wellbeing, creativity and technology in the village, forest and by the river. Description Here…

The Comfort of Water – A River Pilgrimage

a new book by Maya Ward PLEASE NOTE: Castlemaine launch, July 23, 2011. This will be held at Lot 19. Janet Phillips will be launching the event, mamas kitchen will be serving exquisite hungarian food for vegans gluten intolerants and meat lovers, and papas bar will provide refreshments 3pm on Saturday 23rd of July, in…