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Mar 22 2020


04:30 PM - 08:00 PM





RetroSuburbia: resilient futures with David Holmgren

Join us for an engaging conversation with permaculture co-originator David Holmgren. David will share his Aussie St work – an exploration of our suburban history and future – made real by masterful storytelling that sounds a warning and clarion call for direct action on the home front. The presentation will help us understand the vital retrofits to our homes, gardens and behaviours that Holmgren has explored in in his latest opus, RetroSuburbia; the downshifters guide to a resilient future. Afterwards David will participate in a panel discussion with Apollo Bay locals, followed by a Q&A.

Tickets $15, light supper included. Buy online at
or in person at the Southern Otway Food Coop on Tuesdays in Apollo Bay.

Event details
When: Sunday 22nd March 2020
Where: Apollo Bay Community Centre

Tickets $15 + booking fee. Available here or in person at the Southern Otways food coop at the Apollo Bay youth club, open Tuesdays 3pm-5pm.

Ticket sales close 5pm on Saturday 21st of March, NO ticket sales at the door. This is a catered event and seats are limited.

Proceedings (subject to change)
4.30pm doors open, tea and coffee available
5pm Intro and acknowledgement of country 
5.15pm-6.15pm David Holmgren Aussie Street presentation
6.15pm-7pm Light supper served
7pm – 8pm Community panel discussion and Q&A
8pm Event concludes, book signing available    

We will host a facilitated discussion on the night using some of your pre-submitted questions for David Holmgren and the panel. If you have something you wish to ask or know more about you can submit a question at checkout or via [email protected] by Saturday 21st March. For more information about Retrosuburbia and David Holmgren’s work go to:

This event is supported by the Colac Otway Shire community grants program. 

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