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PERTH 2019 - Retrosuburbia Roadshow with David Holmgren

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256 Adelaide Terrace

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Perth, WA 6000

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Permaculture West presents a celebration of 40 Years of Permaculture in Western Australia with an inspiring presentation from David Holmgren

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PermacultureWest invites you to this presentation to inspire and arm you with ideas and knowledge to live with lower environmental impact in our modern suburban landscape.

‘Aussie Street’ explores the story of four adjacent suburban homes responding to the effects of our changing environment and climate crises.

There will be lots of time for questions as well as sales and signing of David’s book Retrosuburbia: the downshifters guide to a resilient future.

At this Retrosuburbia event, Holmgren will advance Permaculture ideas as a creative framework for applying vital retrofits to our homes, gardens and, most fundamentally, our behaviours. David will take us back through the decades of our lived history in the streets where the quarter acre hosted the Aussie post war dream, through the decades of of rising affluence and additions, aging and infill, permaculture inspired retrofit and on, through a gritty but inspiring and realistic transformation in the Great Depression of the 2020s.

Aussie Street is a permaculture soap opera, made real by masterful storytelling that sounds a warning and clarion call for direct action on the home front. The presentation is also a window into the rich palette of design solutions and tips that Holmgren has explored in in his latest opus, Retrosuburbia; the downshifters guide to a resilient future.

Come and be entertained, inspired and challenged by one of Australia’s unsung heroes.

PAWA Members & Early Bird tickets $20 until 20th July. Tickets thereafter $30 or unless sold out. (PAWA Members $20)

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Event Collaborator: The Enkel Collective and Globalactive ~ Karun Cowper

Karun Cowper is a P2P/Commoner, Neohumanist, PROUTist. He is co-founder of Globalactive, is a cooperative member of enkel, is on the team at Friends of the Earth Perth, is administrator and holistic counsellor/educator at the LiFE Academy RTO, is organiser of rad 'New Economy' and Postcapitalist events and is long time ratbag activist and citizen journalist in Perth.

enkel collective - creating a new generation of changemakers in Western Australia.

Globalactive agitates, educates, organises, creates seeking to nurture individuals and networks in building a resourceful community alive to, active and potently addressing the collective challenges of contemporary society.

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256 Adelaide Terrace

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Perth, WA 6000

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