Janet Millington

Protection, Rights or Legislation – Many Strings to Our Legal Bow

If we can give legal personality to non-living entities such as corporations, why not also give personality to living things like animals and trees? by Janet Millington Changes to the law have been made (or “discovered”) to facilitate and support trade(1), colonisation(2), industry(3) and the development of corporation(4). This development has been largely driven by the desire for growth and a healthy economy(5) since the Industrial Revolution. Our legal framework(6) […]

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Transition Day Gathering for Information and Inspiration with David Holmgren

Where: Eumundi QLD (click for map) When: Thursday 10th June, 2010 Photo: Maureen Corbett Background: Transition Towns is a new direction out of Permaculture. It began in the UK with permaculture teacher Rob Hopkins and a PDC group designing a whole community in the face of peak oil and climate change. Permaculture design, ethics, principles, skills and knowledge are the basis of all Transition Town action. Australians saw the potential […]

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Look Locally, See Globally

It’s just amazing how many of life’s lessons can be learned in the garden. It is also amazing that even though we think we have an understanding of things they don’t truly hit home until we experience them for ourselves. I had quite a jolt last week as I searched for my bush basil. I considered myself to have a deep affiliation with the plant. It grew for me when […]

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