Living Together

How are we to live in – and design – cities which enable and encourage equitable human interaction and sustainable living. How can we support communities to thrive fairly within big cities and small towns? How can we ensure affordable and accessible housing that benefits communities rather than developers? How can we enable a true sharing economy to develop, where we hold things in common rather than retreat to individual ownership of everything?

In short, how do we live together?

Looking back on Everything is Connected

By Tim Hollo December 13, 2017

Everything really is connected, isn’t it? Including how putting on a huge conference is connected to exhaustion and getting behind on other work, with a direct consequence of not uploading content from the conference for almost six weeks. Clear connection there! After such an amazing two days discussion big green…

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Everything is Connected: Stephen Healy plenary on The Commons

By Tim Hollo October 28, 2017

Stephen Healy is a senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney and a recent arrival to Australia. He has a Doctorate in Geography and his research focuses on community-based approaches to sustainable economic development. Dr Healy’s presentation to the plenary, entitled The Commons: what, why…

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Everything is Connected: Kate Raworth on Doughnut Economics

By Tim Hollo October 28, 2017

Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges, and is the creator of the Doughnut theory of social and planetary boundaries. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute. Kate’s plenary…

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Everything is Connected: Racism and Prejudice

By Tim Hollo October 27, 2017

This was a deeply moving and powerful panel session entitled “Systemic approaches to racism and prejudice”. Panel members were: Racism and prejudice panel: Tim Hollo (chair), Tim Lo Surdo, Rachael Jacobs, Rosanne Bersten Lidia Thorpe: Lidia is a Gunnai-Gunditjmara woman who [was at the time] the Greens candidate in the by-election…

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What Do We Mean By “Everything Is Connected”?

By Tim Hollo October 11, 2017

With our conference now a little over two weeks away (get your tickets now, people, before they sell out!), I thought it would be a good time to quickly talk a little more about what we mean by its title: Everything is Connected. The idea of the whole conference is…

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