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Sustainable Macleod North East Link interview

Sustainable Macleod North East Link interview

The North East Link (‘NEL’) will have a huge impact on the community of Macleod and surrounding communities. In December 2021 I interviewed Michelle Giovas about the NEL, including the current design and implications for local residents. Michelle is one of the...

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It’s membership renewal time!

It’s membership renewal time!

Sustainable Macleod welcomes everyone! We would like to acknowledge both passive and active members. Whether it is your membership fee that allows us to pay insurance and cover some of our expenses or your work, we value both equally. People join Sustainable Macleod...

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New videos about Sustainable Macleod!

New videos about Sustainable Macleod!

Two new videos have been posted on the Sustainable Macleod YouTube channel: 'Sustainable Macleod: More than a garden' and 'Sustainable Macleod Community Voices 2021'. These were funded by a Banyule City Council grant to the Transition Banyule Network for upskilling of...

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Profile: Robin Gale-Baker

Profile: Robin Gale-Baker

Sustainable Macleod members would know Robin Gale-Baker from the monthly Newsletter, her videos produced for Sustainable Macleod and her guidance and mentoring at Macleod Organic Community Garden. Others would recognise her for the wide range of sustainable projects,...

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Re-opening the community garden

Re-opening the community garden

Many of you have asked about when Macleod Organic Community Garden will be reopened for Members. Sustainable Macleod takes its duty of care to members seriously and will be taking all necessary steps to reopen safely. We are all keen to be able to get back into the...

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Sustainable Macleod’s 10 year anniversary celebrations

Sustainable Macleod’s 10 year anniversary celebrations

Sustainable Macleod's 10 Year Anniversary: 23 October This month is the 10 year anniversary of Sustainable Macleod and the 6th anniversary of Macleod Organic Community Garden. We will have a HUGE online celebration with lots of fun. As a special treat, Costa...

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Sustainable Macleod Kids

Sustainable Macleod Kids

Sustainable Macleod Kids, a group for parents, grandparents, other family members and associated kids, is about to be launched on Facebook today. This is a private group for paid (adult) members of Sustainable Macleod to join on behalf of themselves and their kids,...

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Jagajaga Community Volunteer Awards

Jagajaga Community Volunteer Awards

Congratulations to Terry Cass, Patty Boxhall and Carol Wall who have received recognition in the Jagajaga Community Volunteer Awards for their hard work and extensive contribution to Sustainable Macleod. The awards were presented by Kate Thwaites, MP for Jagajaga, at...

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Announcing our Partnership with Ryset

Announcing our Partnership with Ryset

Sustainable Macleod is thrilled to announce a partnership with Ryset in West Heidelberg. We have been supported by Ryset for several years and recently they made a substantial donation of materials to the Macleod Organic Community Garden. You have probably bought...

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A food strategy for Banyule

A food strategy for Banyule

Context Sustainable Macleod acknowledges the traditional inhabitants of Banyule and surrounds and further acknowledges their original role in managing this land to provide a sustainable and abundant food system. From the early days of European settlement, the area we...

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