MRSG’s Renewable Energy Action Group (MRREAG) has been working on our vision for a Community Energy Park and have intensified our efforts as a result of the encouragement we have had from Mary Anne Thomas MP and other members of the state government following the recent election.Read More
There is a lot of misinformation in social media about the proposed changes to state and national parks in our region. If you are wanting to understand the draft proposal for the Macedon-Wombat block, especially the changes in park use, see http://www.veac.vic.gov.au/investigation/central-west-investigationRead More
Sunday September 15 has been announced as the date for Sustainable House Day 2019. Mark it in your diary and check back here for updates.Read More
The Woodend Permaculture Garden recently has received a large boost in honeybee pollination services from the Woodend Bee-Friendly Society.Read More
Our last Woodend Bee Friendly Society meeting for the year hummed along beautifully today (18th November) with the room jam packed with 70 pople like a hive about to swarm.Read More
Waste Action Campaigns in 2019Read More
The Woodend Community Farmers Market is delighted to welcome Katherine Bishop as the new Farmers Market Manager.Read More
There are plenty of changes presently taking place in the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group. MRSG’s new leaders of Waste and Vegetarian action groups, and new vice-president and president.Read More
Sustainable homes don’t cost the earth! A quick look at the high-tech products available to create eco-friendly homes would suggest that you need plenty of the folding stuff to live well, and that’s not the reality for most of us.
As a follow up to Sustainable House Day I want to issue a challenge: how can we make our homes more environmentally friendly, cheaper to run and more comfortable to live in – for just $50?Read More
Residents will soon be able to place fruit and vegetable waste into green garden bins following Council’s approval of an expansion of the garden waste service.Read More
New Gisborne Primary School will soon have important new works undertaken, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government and the Macedon Ranges Sustainability GroupRead More
Did you know that reducing your meat and dairy intake may be the most effective way you can act to stop the impending climate disaster?
MRSG VEG group members Heather and Suzanne will be at the MRSG tent at this Saturday’s Farmer’s Market to discuss everything you need to know to get started on a plant-rich diet.Read More
Bring out your dead! Batteries, that is.Read More
The MASH team has just heard the fabulous news that our community solar bulk-buys will be receiving a Community Environment award at Environment Victoria’s 2018 AGM on 31 October.Read More
The Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group is looking for a dynamic person who is passionate about quality local food production and has the requisite event management and relational skills to help guide the Woodend Community Farmers’ Market to its next stage of growth and influence in the region.Read More
Last Saturday’s AGM at the Norma Richardson Hall in Woodend was a marvellous event.Read More
Malmsbury has been selected as the location for a new project—the development of a community climate change action plan.Read More
Help us tailor the Sustainable Homes Action Group to suit your needs!
We are conducting a survey to find out what our members and potential members would like from the group. As an incentive to participate, we will be conducting a prize draw and giving away a copy of “Your Home” which is a fantastic compilation of information about designing, building and maintaining homes.
The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. Will you help?Read More