Updates

Permaculture Propagator

12 Dec, 2018

David Holmgren shares his wisdom on the future of urban permaculture from his country Victorian farm. David Holmgren is a passionate activist committed to shaking up the status quo. To his devoted followers – as witnessed at this year’s Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne – he is the oracle from…

Studio Furniture 2018

9 Dec, 2018

A table inlaid with a map of the stars at the moment man first stood on the moon. A sideboard that speaks of the dark history of European settlement and the hope of cross-cultural exchange. A drinks cabinet that echoes the misery of addiction… This is not furniture that happens…

Banksia Sustainability Awards winners announced

7 Dec, 2018

A comprehensive effort to protect, and in some cases re-establish, some of the world’s rare and endangered species, has won the top prize in the prestigious Banksia Sustainability Awards. The Lord Howe Island Board’s project, Protecting Paradise, won the 2018 Banksia Gold Award, which recognises the “best of the best”…

Sydney Festival 2019 full program announced

7 Dec, 2018

The annual cultural celebration Sydney Festival returns to transform the city from 9–27 January 2019, delivering the highest quality art and big ideas. January’s blockbuster program features 18 world premieres, five Australian premieres and eight Australian exclusives alongside a variety of new Australian co-commissions. Roslyn Packer Theatre becomes the home of two…

Michael Tichbon Field Station officially opened

7 Dec, 2018

A new Bush Heritage Australia field station in the Fitz-Stirling global biodiversity hotspot has officially ushered in the next phase of conservation science in south west WA. The $1.1 million Michael Tichbon Field Station was officially opened today at Bush Heritage’s Red Moort Reserve, 130 kilometres by road north east…

IDEA 2018 winners revealed

6 Dec, 2018

The winner’s of the 2018 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) were revealed at a gala event in Sydney. Held at the Centennial Homestead, over 500 guests gathered for the annual awards, which is Australia’s largest and most successful independent design awards program. Launched by inside magazine in 2003, IDEA celebrates…

Winners of inaugural Smart Cities Awards announced

6 Dec, 2018

A serial disruptor, a government visionary, an emerging leader and a world-leading council are among the winners of the inaugural Australian Smart Cities Awards. The awards, held as part of Australia’s first Smart Cities Week, recognise and reward leadership, celebrate best practice and stimulate action to advance the smart cities movement. Telstra…