Sustainability in the Suburbs Forum
Switch your thinking presents two world leading thinkers on sustainability and adapting our households and cities to an uncertain future and helping you develop practical skills to create a sustainable community.
David Holmgren discusses a grassroots and nature based approach to building resilience in our households and neighbourhoods through localising our food, shelter and energy needs using a rich palette of design solutions and tips from his latest book, Retrosuburbia: the downshifters guide to a resilient future.
Professor Peter Newman draws on decades of experience and research into sustainability policy and city planning to present the latest in big picture urban design and technological innovation, providing a blueprint for community and our government to create a clean, efficient and people friendly city.
Permaculture co-originator, visionary thinker and author of multiple books including Permaculture: Solutions and pathways beyond sustainability and his latest, Retrosuburbia: The downshifters guide to a resilient future.
Professor Peter Newman AO
John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, School of Design and the Built Environment and Western Australian Scientist of the year 2018.
Tea and coffee will be served.