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The Power to the People Conference, a partnership between The Bank of Ideas and Community Minds, was held in Bankstown NSW, Australia, 27th & 28th October. Some cartoons from the sessions:

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Artificial coastal lighting is one of the major threats to the turtle population as it can interfere with the turtles’ natural habits and instincts . On the Southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, the proposed Bargara Golf Club Resort development is expected to disrupt endangered loggerhead turtles’ annual nesting at nearby Mon Repos. The ABC reported on the broader issue yesterday: High-rises potentially on the horizon for the seaside Queensland town of Bargara. The local campaign to curb excessive development continues…

Mount Barker District Council

LIVING LIGHTLY LOCALLY

Are you looking to live a happier, healthier, simpler, more locally connected and regenerative life?

Council is contributing to the Living Lightly Locally citizen science project run by the University of South Australia and the recruiting drive is on!

Living Lightly Locally is a free education and research program aimed at helping individuals, households and communities contribute directly to our shared understanding of what types of change we want to make, and what obstacles or barriers we encounter when trying to make such change in our own lives.

Find out more 👉🏽www.livinglightlylocally.com.au or contact Keri Hopeward at keri.hopeward@unisa.edu.au or 0401-611-629

The vision poster was co-created during an exercise run by the Living Lightly Locally research team at the 2021 Mount Barker Waldorf School Spring Fair. The image was produced by Simon Kneebone Cartoonist & Illustrator. You can help create your own vision and bring it to life with ‘Living Lightly Locally’!

Preparing for the Census 2021 data release. .id informed decisions are demographers who ‘have deep expertise in demographics, economics, housing and population forecasting.’ See their blog posts for many more insights.

.id Consulting have been blogging about population demographics and economics for the past decade. ‘The goal of our blog was – and remains – to share our expertise and passion … as part of our wider mission to contribute to the good society by helping organisations make informed decisions.’ Most of the blog posts have had a cartoon comment. You can read their 10 year celebration blog here.

Complexity Science explained, a video for Greening Marion: ‘a trial project using a new, collaborative approach to help people work together for greener, cooler and more sustainable suburbs.’ Written by Catie Payne. Background music: Tom Kneebone.

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Some of the cartoons for an event celebrating the achievements of the Gippsland Regional Partnership.  A particular focus was youth and their thoughts on priorities for the region. An earlier workshop with high school students gathered their ideas that were presented in the display.

 

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From Feeling Hot Hot Hot! Dealing with Heatwaves a hypothetical, Marion Cultural Centre, February 7th. Metaphors aside, South Australia is the home of an actual giant battery.

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Some of the cartoon recording from The City of Tea Tree Gully‘s Community Wellbeing and Inclusion for all workshop, 7th March.

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Last week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.