Call for papers: Australian Walking & Cycling Conference 2015

Are you interested in urban design, sustainable behaviour change or infrastructure solutions related to walking and cycling?
The Australian Cycling & Walking Conference is will celebrate its sixth iteration featuring a mix of presentations and discussions about walking and cycling. Staff and students of the University are invited to submit a paper. Please go to the conference website for more information:
The conference will be held over the 20-21st of July 2015 at the Flinders [...]

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Free Cycling Safety Session – Be Safe, Be Seen

“The sessions offer the facts on the types and locations of our most frequent accidents resulting in cycling casualties, and the most effective strategies for avoiding them. We cannot overemphasise that this program is designed for both highly experienced riders as well as those new to commuting by bike – and simply aims to reduce [...]

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Ecoleader Training Session – Energy Efficiency

An Ecoleader is an internal sustainability representative who is supported by the Office of Sustainability to undertake environmental initiatives for their local area or School. Ecoleaders, with the support of their Manager, are provided with information, advice, collateral and audit equipment to identify and action initiatives to save electricity, water, waste, gas etc. Ecoleaders have access to a host of resources and information about sustainability [...]

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Divide in Concord – A free film & presentation with Tim Silverwood

As part of the Adelaide City Council’s Go Green program, you are invitied to the City Library with one of Australia’s leading environmentalists Tim Silverwood.
When: Friday November 21 at 5:30pm
Where: City Library – just off Rundle Mall, map here
RSVP: Essential – book here to reserve your place
Cost: FREE
Tim is an ordinary guy who somehow found [...]

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Ride to Uni Day 2014 – Wednesday 15 October

Free Breakfast for all cyclists on the Goodman Lawns from 8am – be early!
Kicking off at 8am, Ecoversity is hosting a Free Breakfast Event on the Goodman Lawns, North Terrace Campus.
Join us for free raffle prizes, Fair Trade coffee, pedal power smoothies, cycling information, and of course the Slow Bike Race!
We will also be [...]

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Cycling for Culture – Friday to Sunday 24-26 October

Cycling for Culture through Aboriginal Kaurna, Peramangk and Ngadjuri Country – weekend 24-26 October 2014
For the second time since last October 2013, enthusiastic cyclists in Adelaide invite fellow cyclists for a three day “Cycling for Culture” tour through the countries of the Aboriginal Kaurna people (Adelaide), Peramangk Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty Ranges) and Ngadjuri [...]

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The Student Co-Op in Action

A huge congratulations to Lawrence, Nick, Pat, Haneen and the crew on the continued success of the Student textbook Co-Op – re-using resources, saving students money and exhibiting quality artwork. see the video here for more information.

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Edible Garden – DIY Salad Workshop

To celebrate the opening of the Hub Central Edible Garden, you are invited to get your hands dirty and join us for a DIY Salad Garden Workshop.
WHEN: Friday 12 September 11am
WHERE: Edible Garden (near the kitchen)
BOOK NOW: Places are limited so please book to reserve your place –

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Urban Sustainability: Big Picture Thinking, June 25

Urban Sustainability: Big Picture Thinking
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
AIA Presentation Space – 100 Flinders St, Adelaide
6.30 – 9.00pm
RSVP Link:
In our upcoming AdelaideSBN event we will begin to zoom out to take a look at sustainability in built environments at an urban scale.  While it is important that our individual buildings are designed and perform in a [...]

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Living Building Conversations June 25

Living Building Conversations #1
Wednesday, June 25th, 12-1pm
Adelaide City Library – Level 3, 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
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Event Description:
The aim of the ‘Living Building Conversations’ event is to tease out what are the current possibilities and barriers toward creating truly regenerative built environments.  The conversations will be guided by the performance standards of the Living Building [...]

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