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Sat, 19 Apr 2014
People who don't engage climate deniers 'ignorant and medieval': Brandis

Attorney-General George Brandis says people who say the science is settled on cli...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Mount Everest's summit
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014
The Environment Quarter
In this episode, fighting the scourge of Australia's waterways, saving New Zealand's...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014
US city ditches drinking water over urination scare

The US city of Portland in Oregon is ditching more than 140 million litres of dri...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014
China government survey shows 16 per cent of its soil is polluted

Up to 16 per cent of China's soil has been found to contain higher than permitted...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Heavy pollution in China
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014
Catherine waves to fans
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014
Royal tree planting ceremony
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014
Algal bloom closes popular WA waterway ahead of Easter

An algal bloom has closed the Wellstead Estuary, a popular waterway in WA's Breme...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Landholders claim secrecy over experimental coal gasification plant

Landholders say they've only recently been told about harm allegedly caused by an...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014
Backyard fruit fly threat to commercial growers
Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Dr Sonya Broughton says b...
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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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