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Sat, 04 Jul 2015
Spectacular glow worm photography highlights Kiwi cave life

These ethereal images could be computer-generated Hollywood space movie scenes bu...
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Sat, 04 Jul 2015
Queensland Government foreshadows crackdown on land clearing

The Queensland Government reveals it is investigating 35 alleged illegal tree cle...
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Sat, 04 Jul 2015
Solar Impulse 2 arrives in Hawaii, completing historic flight

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completes a historic flight in its quest to circle t...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Specialty timber workers want access to Tasmania's World Heritage wilderness

Specialty timber workers want access to about 9,000 hectares of Tasmania's 1.6 mi...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Swim-with-whales tours taking off in Queensland

Tours that allow people to swim with whales are being offered in Queensland for a...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
EPA not ruling out legal action over Lithgow coal mine pollution

Mining company Centennial Coal could face legal action after admitting the collap...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
The Drum Friday July 3
On this episode of The Drum the panel discuss Phil Walsh's death; the BP oil spill p...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
BP oil spill payout
BP has settled over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, one of the worst environmenta...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Lambie likens Greens to Islamic State at Tas mining conference

Tasmanian independent senator Jacqui Lambie likens the Greens to a terrorist grou...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Legal action weighed by freight link opponents over wetlands fears

Legal action is considered by opponents of the Perth Freight Link in an effort to...
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Fri, 03 Jul 2015
Lithgow mine collapse 'equivalent to giant oil spill'

Conservationists believe the collapse of a dividing wall at a coal mine in Lithgo...
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The Portland Sustainability Group is a not for profit group of volunteers who are committed to helping people and our community become more sustainable.

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Next events

Portland foreshore - Sunday, 17th November. 12 noon till 2pm!



LED Lightbulb bulk purchase.

We've now got some LED Bulbs! Call Peter on 0408 307730.

They're $15 each and are halogen downlight replacements, and in most cases will save about $30 per year each - that's right a 6-month payback!

So if you change 10 over you can save $300 per year, from a $150 outlay.

We only have 60 left so be quick!




Previous events

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15/11/2013
National dayof Climate Action!
Sometimes it's good to hear things from a different perspective, and absorb some new ideas. This Sunday you can!
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Getup Website



12/09/2013
VicWind information night in Portland on Tuesday 17th Sept
VicWind members and supporters will be gathering this Tuesday night to hear two guest speakers and discuss building local support for wind energy. It would be lovely if you were able to join us. This will also be a good chance to meet and talk with o
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VicWind Website



14/06/2013
Occupy Love - Film screening.
Occupy Love - Film screening.
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28/04/2013
Raw Food Workshop
Join Mandy Beattie for a relaxing interactive "Raw Food Workshop". Mandy shares some of her favourite recipes she learnt on her journey to provide her family with a healthy diet. Up to five delicious recipes to make, taste, and share.
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24/02/2013
Portland's Summer Solar BBQ a great success!
The Portland Sustainability Group was proud to take part in the national
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Solar Citizens Campaign



21/02/2013
Portland South Primary School - Kitchen Garden needs rescuing!
A working bee to have a big clean-up in the Portland South Primary School vegie patch is set for Saturday 2nd March from 9am. The school is a great supporter of the PSG and would be very grateful of any help from the PSG members or greater comm
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19/02/2013
Summer Solar BBQ!
Join with members of your local community and the local solar industry to celebrate the success of solar in Portland!
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National Campaign Info



13/02/2013
Wind Farm Walking Tours
In support of the Victorian Sustainable Living Festival, Pacific Hydro is offering free guided tours of its Cape Bridgewater wind farm. This is a rare opportunity to view a working wind turbine up close and meet our site staff.
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06/02/2013
Portland Community Garden Gathering - Supported by the Portland Sustainability Group.
Here’s a super-quick promo and reminder of Wayne Barrett’s public gathering on the corner of Fitzgerald and Otway Streets Portland, to support his efforts to have this land turned into a community garden.
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