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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 doilies for attendees to pick through and create their […]

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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 provided the Welcome to Country. !8 people participated in the […]

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Albany Community Development Enterprise Centre nearing completion!

Albany Community Development Enterprise Centre nearing completion!

Green Skills Albany has been busy in 2017 extending their office building to create a large community space that will be available for hire by community groups and individuals to run workshops, life skills classes and community events. Pictured above is Diane Evers, former Green Skills state manager, who had the vision for this project […]

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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 family, the team worked hard to clear a wattle infestation threatening […]

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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 the City of Melville to deliver one of our nature-based programs for people with disability, […]

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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 on an environmental outing organised through […]

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