Editorial October 2018

Change moves at a slow speed particularly when change is of a significant, perhaps paradigmatic, size. In such cases the rate of change is microscopic until the concept behind the change becomes universally accepted. No doubt the flat earth believers …

Editorial – August 2018

This editorial is being written on the day after the spill in parliament and following the decision of the government to downgrade the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) as the countries energy policy. Perhaps this analysis is water-under-the bridge given all …

Conferences ahead

Event 1: A New Agriculture is the theme of a one day conference at Bathurst Flannery Centre on the 10th November. The speakers include Dr Charlie Massy (author of Call of the Reed Warbler), Bruce Pascoe (author of Dark Emu), …

250 attendees at Yass conference on Climate Action

Over 220 delegates attended the Yass Boorowa Landcare conference held on the 25th May 2018. A great turnout to hear from 4 speakers: Dr Bradley Opdyke – paleoclimatologist from the Australian National University School of Science, Dr Charles Massy – …

The NEG

Where does the AIEA stand on the NEG? The answer is straightforward. We put ecology of life centre stage on all issues. If you destroy the ecology of the system (as we are doing) you destroy the key building blocks …

Can you help?

The AIEA has had the following requests. If you can help please contact the institute. Request 1: I’m a retired economic development professional and I’m interested in helping the Maranguka Aboriginal Corporation of Bourke develop an arid-zone botanic garden in …

AIEA (internal) News

There are seven members on the board of the AIEA. We meet every two months by teleconference although shortly we will have a face-to-face meeting in Orange. What we have done this year is as follows: 1. Applied for a …

Angophora

Soft Pastel, 29 x 45cm, 13. April, 2018. Johannes Bauer Ever since I have seen my first ANGOPHORA tree and Angophora forest in Mimosa Rocks at the South Coast, I have been ‘hooked’ by its twisted branches and its growth …