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Jagajaga Volunteer Award recipients

Jagajaga Volunteer Award recipients

The annual Jagajaga Volunteer Awards which were presented on 2 April to 51 recipients including six members of Sustainable Macleod. Most recipients received awards for service to Jagajaga across a number of organisations. The awards were presented by our federal...

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Banyule Bicycle Strategy

Banyule Bicycle Strategy

Rising petrol prices, increased road congestion with the pandemic and the indisputable health benefits have all made cycling more popular than ever. Banyule City Council have released the Banyule Bicycle Strategy for 2022-2027, building on the 2010-2020 Bicycle...

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Get to know your committee

Get to know your committee

We recently held our annual AGM and voted in our committee for the coming year. Find out all about the newly elected committee and why they decided to get involved.Paul Gale-Baker - President I am grateful to be elected President of Sustainable Macleod for another...

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Macleod Vegie Swap resuming on 19 March

Macleod Vegie Swap resuming on 19 March

The General Meeting on Monday, 21 February voted to resume the Macleod Vegie Swap on Saturday, 19 March then the third Saturday of the month, as is our tradition. This is subject to volunteers being available to set the swap up. The meeting decided that to avoid...

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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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