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Fri, 28 Aug 2015
Prickly acacia spelling must be mandatory: grazier

Queensland grazier says guidelines to stop the spread of prickly acacia will fai...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015
Scientists return to the Phoenix Islands' reefs to investigate El Nino effects
A team of scientists from Fiji, the United States and Saudi Arabia are heading to Ki...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015
Kazakhstan to host IAEA nuclear fuel bank to assist non-proliferation

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Kazakhstan sign an agreement to locate...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Adelaide Botanic Park bat colony to be tracked by GPS, tested for disease

Solar-powered GPS trackers will be attached to bats that have made Adelaide's Bot...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Biochar increases soil fertility and water retention: WA avocado farmer

For thousands of years charcoal or biochar has been added to soil to increase fer...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Summit stuck in the past on climate-economy link

How can a serious national economic reform summit entirely fail to grapple with t...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Humpback population growth shows 'no sign of slowing'

Australia's humpback population is the healthiest it has been since whaling ended...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Matthew Godsen says dry conditions have kept quail numbers down this season
Matthew Godsen from Sporting Shooters SA says its been an average year for quail hun...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
SA hunters bag 'average' quail numbers despite dry conditions

South Australian hunters say they've bagged an "average" number of quails this se...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Hunters are reporting an average season for quails in South Australia.
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015
Sea levels set to rise at least one metre over next 100-200 years: NASA

Sea levels are rising around the world, and the latest satellite data suggests th...
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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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