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A clean energy plan for Banyule

A clean energy plan for Banyule

Banyule City Council has released the Community Climate Action Plan, following feedback and submissions through the Shaping Banyule Portal on the BCC website. The Plan is intended to have the Council take the lead in "planning for, and responding to, climate change."...

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Members growing spring seedlings at home

Members growing spring seedlings at home

Sustainable Macleod is keen to continue to supply the community garden, members and the public with its much revered spring seedlings. Because the community garden is closed, members have taken on the task of raising seedlings from home. Robin's potting shed and...

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Work going on at Macleod Organic Community Garden

Work going on at Macleod Organic Community Garden

The last month has seen a works' program at the community garden. Chris Newman orchestrated the trenching, laying of water pipe and water sensors for 6 new taps throughout the garden plus a water meter to measure our usage. This will improve the efficient working of...

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Our partnership with BANSIC

Our partnership with BANSIC

Sustainable Macleod has established a wonderful partnership with BANSIC* during the COVID-19 crisis and we intend to strengthen this connection into the future.  BANSIC has done an amazing job providing food to many people suddenly without income in Banyule....

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Sustainable Macleod gets a mention in The Age

Sustainable Macleod gets a mention in The Age

"Paul Gale-Baker, president of Sustainable Macleod, said members have planted a wartime-style garden at their community compound near Macleod College…" Read the full story in this article from The Age.   Carolyn Webb Published in The Age March 27, 2020 Seedlings...

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Jagajaga Electorate Community Volunteers Award

Jagajaga Electorate Community Volunteers Award

Well-deserved congratulations to Chris Newman and Jenny Joyce, recipients of a Jagajaga Electorate Community Volunteers Awards for services to Sustainable Macleod and the Macleod community. You make us proud! Also, we were thrilled that: Tony Lunken, another...

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Macleod Organic Community Garden offically open!

Macleod Organic Community Garden offically open!

After 3 years of construction the Macleod Organic Community Garden was officially opened by Costa Georgiadis (AKA Costa the Garden Gnome), of Gardening Australia. Costa spoke to a gathering of over 200 people, including garden members, local politicians and the public...

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Robin Gale-Baker awarded Victorian Senior of the Year 2018

Robin Gale-Baker awarded Victorian Senior of the Year 2018

Sustainable Macleod is delighted to announce that Robin Gale-Baker was awarded 2018 Victorian Senior of the Year Healthy and Active Living by the Victorian Governor, Linda Dessau. Many thanks to Anne Connell for nominating Robin and to Marsha Merory, Sandra Macneil...

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