Events

Markets in May

1 Apr, 2014

Thursday May 1, 2014 marks the launch of a month long celebration called ‘Markets in May,’ a community event celebrating all the wonderful markets being held weekly in and around our city. For the month of May, markets organisers are being encouraged to organise engaging activities and programs alongside their…

High Country Harvest

1 Apr, 2014

Food lovers are invited to feast their senses in North East Victoria alongside the region’s top producers, chefs, winemakers and craft brewers at High Country Harvest(16 – 25 May) this autumn. Get up close and personal with a program of 40 events over 10 days, as you celebrate the High…

DesignBUILD’s Sustainability Day

1 Apr, 2014

Industry Insights is a free to attend seminar at Australia’s largest design and building industry event, DesignBUILD. Featuring 16 sessions over 3 days, top experts and corporate heads of Australia’s leading design and building organisations will deliver real-world insight on a wide range of issues. Visitors must reserve a seat…

From The Side

31 Mar, 2014

Duncan Meerding, a 27 year old Designer will be launching a range of products at his first solo show since early 2010. The show entitled ‘From the Side’ will be opened on Thursday April 17 at 5.30pm at the Sidespace Gallery at the Salamanca Arts Centre – Hobart. The name…

Kids Under Cover Cubby House Challenge

28 Mar, 2014

Transformative, creative sanctuaries that draw on past childhood memories and dreams, coupled with sustainable building design practices and materials, are consistent themes in this year’s Cubby House Challenge designs. The resulting cubbies are some of the most fun and unique to be included in the Cubby House Challenge, offering the…

Food 4 Thought—National community garden gathering

18 Mar, 2014

Growing, partnerships, education and enterprise development for local food systems are the themes for this month’s Food 4 Thought gathering in Hobart, Tasmania on 21-23 March. “We’re in an interesting time in which people are looking to engage with their food through growing their own to ensure that a healthy…

CERES Harvest Festival 2014

18 Mar, 2014

Saturday 22nd March 2014 marks the 15th year of the CERES Harvest Festival. This free annual event is expected to attract around two thousand locals with activities for kids, free workshops, practical demonstrations, live music and opportunities to connect with local food growers and artisans. With recent press condemning community…

Tall timber building construction to revolutionise construction industry

18 Mar, 2014

Sustainability expert, Anissa Farrell from leading architecture firm, Conrad Gargett Riddel Ancher Mortlock Woolley, believes tall timber building construction has the potential to revolutionise the construction industry in Australia. Anissa will present at the 2014 Green Cities Conference being held in Melbourne this month, on the potential of mass timber…

Look Upstairs

4 Mar, 2014

AgIdeas has recently announced Look Upstairs; a premier event dedicated to the thinking behind design for emerging and established designers. Presented in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne, Look Upstairs will stage the largest gathering of international design leaders ever seen in Australia where creative enthusiasts can experience how design is…

Melbourne Food And Wine Festival Celebrates Water

4 Mar, 2014

A 19th century rail bridge over Melbourne’s Yarra River will be given a new lease of life for the 2014 hub at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne, 28 February – 16 March. Celebrating the Festival’s theme of WATER, The Immersery: Festival Kitchen Bar and Raingarden…