Facing Fire

Facing Fire

This coming Sunday November 22 at 9am (AEDT) , David Holmgren is giving a presentation followed by a Q & A on ‘Fire Resilient Design and Land and Climate Care’. Here is the Zoom link to attend. Please join 5 minutes early to ensure it starts on time. Please...
Eco-Suburbia; Low Carbon Futures

Eco-Suburbia; Low Carbon Futures

What will a future Melbourne look like? With our rapidly increasing population, how will we transition from a housing bubble to a low carbon future? How will we achieve sustainable urban density, affordable housing, food growing, participatory governance and a just...
2018 Stormwater Victoria Conference

2018 Stormwater Victoria Conference

David has been asked to present a keynote address at the Stormwater Victoria Conference in June 2018. The theme for the conference is Water Sensitive Communities: Inevitable or Pipe Dream? Here is David’s abstract: RetroSuburbia: A Bottom Up Alternative Pathway...
RetroSuburbia; The Manifesto

RetroSuburbia; The Manifesto

This essay is based on an earlier version that was first published by the Simplicity Institute in 2012. It summarises the ideas behind a book on the subject due for publication in 2017. While this essay is a manifesto, the book is a practical manual that explains and...
A History from the Future

A History from the Future

History From The Future is a short story set in Central Victoria by David Holmgren, co-originator of the globally influential permaculture concept (and long term resident of central Victoria). It provides a vision of how important the strategies and patterns of...

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