Net Zero by 2050 – how the transport sector can be managed to contribute
Electric Vehicles / In the Media / News / Reports and AGM

Net Zero by 2050 – how the transport sector can be managed to contribute

The Grattan car plan: practical policies for cleaner transport and better cities calls on the Federal Government to impose a cap, or ceiling, on the emissions allowed from new cars sold in Australia each year, and to ratchet the ceiling down to zero by 2035. This would help Australia hit a national target of net zero…

Rex’s Recommendation #2 : Colin Seis – Outstanding NSW Farmer & Educator
Land Use / RePlant Byron Alliance

Rex’s Recommendation #2 : Colin Seis – Outstanding NSW Farmer & Educator

“Colin Seis is a highly regarded leader in regenerative agriculture in Australia. His technique of pasture cropping is the first major change in the way crops have been grown for the last 10,000 years.   The technique has been shown to improve Farm Ecosystems, Soil Ecosystems, Farm resilience and much more.  Extensive soil testing on…

Want solar but renting or have a shaded roof? – Haystacks Solar Garden might be for you
Energy / Partner Events

Want solar but renting or have a shaded roof? – Haystacks Solar Garden might be for you

If you haven’t heard about Haystacks Solar Garden (or maybe never heard of the term Solar Garden!) have a browse of their website here. Our next members update will be combined with our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the start of November. Each year we will hold this meeting to report on the progress of…

Byron Bay Eco Cruises – This Christmas we recommend shopping local services and locally made products
Professional Service / ZEB Story

Byron Bay Eco Cruises – This Christmas we recommend shopping local services and locally made products

We’re not fans of Christmas promotion starting in October but that’s what’s already happening in the shopping world so we thought we’d better divert your attention from buying more ‘stuff’ that often people don’t need to supporting local services, particularly tourism businesses as they continue to be severely impacted by Covid-19 travel restrictions.  It’s always…

International Repair Day!
Climate Change / News / Waste

International Repair Day!

https://openrepair.org/international-repair-day/ This year the spotlight is clearly on its beneficial impact on emissions. Two things are definitely true :  if you look after what you already have better you will extend the life of your goods and reduce emissions generated to meet your demands.   Secondly, as a society our efforts to find and engage repairers…

Rex Harris shares the books, movies, mentors and resources that drove regenerative change on his macadamia farm
Climate Change / Land Use / RePlant Byron Alliance

Rex Harris shares the books, movies, mentors and resources that drove regenerative change on his macadamia farm

For the next 6 weeks we are sharing Rex’s heart felt recommendations for you to watch, read, understand or do.  This week, Rex’s first recommendation is to watch the documentary, Kiss the Ground. In my view this is one of the most important documentaries for education in land use management and general information on how…

This Friday –  Support the School Strike for Climate Movement – attend the online rally at 3pm
Climate Change / News

This Friday – Support the School Strike for Climate Movement – attend the online rally at 3pm

This Friday whilst NSW is under Covid restrictions the School Strike for Climate will be an online Rally.  Climate Change isn’t on hold during the pandemic.  We must keep the pressure up with COP26 only 21 days away! The last rally was less than 6 months ago!  Here are some pics from that day.

Market Forces call to action – Deutsche Bank is getting cosy with Whitehaven
Climate Change / In the Media / News

Market Forces call to action – Deutsche Bank is getting cosy with Whitehaven

Hi Community, Financial news source Debtwire reports Deutsche Bank is preparing to arrange funds for Whitehaven Coal’s climate-wrecking coal business. This could be the money Whitehaven needs for new coal mines like Vickery and Winchester South. Will you tell Deutsche Bank to back-off? Debtwire says Deutsche Bank organised a roadshow for creditors this week and could act as…

Rex Harris, Bangalow Maca Farmer & Change Maker
Land Use / News / RePlant Byron Alliance / ZEB Story

Rex Harris, Bangalow Maca Farmer & Change Maker

Why sunlight and regenerative agricultural practices are the key to this Macadamia Orchard. Watch the video https://youtu.be/MAjhgUmtz4A Read the story here – provided by Rex Since 1998 Piccadilly Park Macadamia Orchard has been the home farm of Rex and Lynette Harris. Together with Sons Carl and  Daniel, farm manager Mark Jones, and agronomist Ray O’Grady,…