January 2011 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander River Knowledge

    Over the past few weeks I have been working to put together a new page on our website that provides people with access to some of the great work that is underway with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia. Our understanding about rivers is being enriched by taking the time to listen, observe […]

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  • ‘Ether’ Venue for Connecting through Conversation

    Given that we are going to be in Melbourne as part of the Sustainable Living Festival we are delighted to be holding our event at Ether, 265 Little Bourke Street.  One of the reasons we chose Ether is because the organisation strives to be carbon neutral and supports  the Living Trees Initiative an international program […]

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  • Stories, stories and more stories

    Recently I have been discovering some of the most amazing story sites in Australia.  In particular, I have been impressed by the number of stories being collected in the rural sector. I heard about this one on Radio National (I spend a lot of time travelling in and out of Canberra by car).  HEYWIRE is […]

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  • Connecting Through Conversation – Melbourne 21st February

    Does the culture in your workplace encourage conversation and knowledge sharing, or is it only considered work when you are at your desk facing a computer screen? We will be at the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne on the 20th and 21st of February 2011.  On Monday the 21st we will be presenting our ever […]

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  • The Power of Rivers

    Like most of Australia (and sometimes the rest of the world), we have been watching the Queensland floods with our hearts in our mouths waiting for what will happen next.  Some of the video clips (particularly this one in Toowoomba), are more spellbinding than a Hollywood movie, and you are left with an overwhelming sense […]

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  • The Power of a Good Story – upcoming presentation at the Sustainable Living Festival

    The Victoria Naturally Alliance have contacted me to present at the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne on the 20th of February.  I am delighted to have been asked, and the focus of my presentation will be on ‘Nature Near You: the Power of a Good Story’.  I will be sharing my experiences about how story […]

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  • The Art of Protest: Saving the Mary River

    We are starting the New Year with a great story provided by the Save the Mary River Coordinating Group.  This story is one that will inspire and motivate you to keep on doing the work you do to protect and restore our rivers.  Read what Glenda and Zela, members of the Save the Mary River […]

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  • Beautiful Lake Eyre Basin Maps Now Available

    Following on from our wonderful trip to Longreach at the end of last year, we want to let you know about a new resource that is available to help people to learn more about the Lake Eyre Basin.  This colourful poster map is surrounded by more than 40 photos and diagrams, with detailed captions and […]

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