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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Westbury named Tasmanian Tidy Town for 2014

Keep Australia Beautiful recognised Westbury at an awards ceremony in Sheffield. ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Nearly 700 sharks killed in Queensland this year

Nearly 700 sharks have been killed in the last year in Queensland's shark control...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Environment Victoria's Dr Nicholas Aberle has released a coal mine rehabilitation report
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
EU reaches landmark climate change deal

European Union leaders have reached a landmark climate change deal, including a n...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
WA abandons catch-and-kill shark program

The Western Australian Government has withdrawn an application for federal approv...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Queensland's chief plant protection officer Sarah Corcoran on CGMMV
Biosecurity Queensland's chief plant protection officer, Sarah Corcoran, discusses t...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Biosecurity boost could hurt Australia's seed supplies

The Federal Department of Agriculture has announced it's stepping up biosecurity ...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Shorten must step up to protect the RET

The move to lower the renewable energy target has already claimed the jobs of 100...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Dr Daniel Bucher and dissected shark
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Rural Reporter: Walking trail brings Landcare alive
An interactive environment and history trail through Hobart's Knocklofty Reserve in ...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014
NSW Government announces wild dog baiting program

Almost 300 properties in the western region of New South Wales will be the focus ...
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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!




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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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