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Permaculture Australia Gathering 2017, May 12-14

Join us in celebrating 30 years since the incorporation of Permaculture International Ltd, now trading as Permaculture Australia. Hosted by Permaculture College Australia Inc at Djanbung Gardens as a fundraising event for Permaculture Australia.

Friday 12th - meet up informally for dinner in Nimbin 7pm (details provided with registration)

Saturday 13th 'Beyond Sustainability' Permaculture Fair & Public Open Day 10am-4pm at Djanbung Gardens: Entry $5 donation (members free)

Stalls, workshops, talks, presentations, garden tours, displays, delicious local food and refreshments. PA members invited to give workshops/presentations, set up displays and have a stall. PA will have table space for member's promotional materials. 

Stall fees: $10 for small table 1m2 (or half trestle table). or Large 3x3m stall space  (provide own marquee, table) $15 members/ $25 non-members.  Stalls must be booked in advance.

Sat. 6.30-11pm  PA 30th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner  - Booking essential before 5pm May 9.

Live entertainment and guest speakers Rosemary Morrow & Costa Georgiadis.  Mingling and nibbling with starters & live entertainment from 6.30. Delicious meal and dessert catered by Abundance Cafe permaculture chef, Melian Fertl, will feature local food, (vegetarian, grass-fed meats, gluten free options) with over 90% of ingredients grown within 35km.  Dinner cost: $40 members ($50 non-members)   NB Organic wine, local beer & espresso coffee for sale, teas & cold N/A drinks free.

Sunday 14th  10am-4pm Visioning Permaculture Australia & AGM   

Booking essential before May 7. NB this day is primarily for members and those interested in deeper involvement in Permaculture Australia

8-9.30am Breakfast in the gardens - cafe open (b'fast not included in ticket)

10am Visioning - Strategic planning update and future directions, 

11.30am AGM 

1.30pm-4pm Visioning the future and formation of the inaugural Permaculture Australia Representative Council. Sunday catering: M/A tea and buffet lunch. Members $35 (non-members $40)

Transport to Nimbin

Airports:  Lismore (Rex), Ballina/Byron, and Gold Coast 

Coaches and Countrylink to Lismore

Please check the box if you will need pick up (e.g. 3+ people $35 from Gold Coast or Ballina, $20 from Lismore) and we'll contact you for further details.

Accommodation:   Camping at Nimbin Showground (just 200m from Djanbung). There many  accommodation options in and close to the village including backpackers, hostel, hotel, cabins etc. Contact us if you need help

Permaculture College Australia Inc and Djanbung Gardens are looking forward to hosting this special event in support of PIL/Permaculture Australia.  Djanbung hosted the APC in 1997 and national gatherings in 2000 and 2002.  PCA sponsorship includes waiving venue costs and providing admin services for the event.


Djanbung Gardens

74 Cecil Street Nimbin Lismore 2480, Australia

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Organiser Information

Robyn Francis
Permaculture College Australia Inc

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