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Sew Cool! Making a Difference: Workshops and Markets

Sew Cool! Making a Difference: Workshops and Markets

It was a bright and colourful scene at the Sew Cool! sewing workshops. Community members of all ages came along to learn how to pick through old discarded clothing and piece together some funky new styles. A table stacked with delightful old clothes, table clothes and...

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Women Embracing Leadership in our South West

Women Embracing Leadership in our South West

It is exciting to see women taking the lead in many different forms in their professional and personal lives. The recent Women in Leadership Workshops in Bunbury Western Australia were testament to the many diverse roles women play in regional and rural communities,...

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Noongar Cultural Visit to Balijup Fauna Sanctuary

Focus on Goanna ( Karda) Survey at Balijup - 14 Dec 2017 On Thursday 14th December 2017 South Coast NRM joined forces with Green Skills to run a field-day focussing on Goanna (Karda) Trapping with Noongar people at Balijup Fauna Sanctuary. Minang Elder Eugene Eades...

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Weedy Wattles project smells like two-stroke

Green Skills Inc staff Rosie Smith, Aaron Banks and Dylan Lehmann were out and about at Montgomery's Hill vineyard near Albany last week, giving a large stand of Sydney golden wattle some much-needed chainsaw therapy. Ably assisted by the vineyard's new owner and his...

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Toilet Paper for Christmas

Toilet Paper for Christmas

The storeroom at Green Skills Albany is stacked up with the limited 2017 Christmas edition Who Gives A Crap toilet paper! We have both recycled paper ($50, brown box) and 100% bamboo ($60, white box). Green Skills members receive a $5 discount on these prices,...

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International Day of People with Disability 2017

International Day of People with Disability 2017

What a great way to celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) 2017!  The theme for this year's IDPwD could have been written just for Green Skills: "transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all". How fabulous to be invited by...

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A Trip to the Abrolhos

 Jewels in the Indian Ocean:   Reporting back from an environmental outing to the Abrolhos Islands For four days in late November 2017, I was fortunate to be able to join in a trip to the Houtman Abrolhos islands, 80km off the coast of Geraldton, WA. I was a volunteer...

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