The state-wide Sustainable Living Festival is held each year during February. The 2017 program is as diverse as ever, with a multitude of events being held from 4-28 February. Check them out at Geelong Sustainability hosts several events and also takes its messages to the wider community by participating in other annual events, like the wonderful Pako Festa.

Key local events in SLF2017

Plus Geelong Sustainability has a big delegation heading to Melbourne for the bi-annual national Community Energy Congress.

Highlights from SLF2016

In 2016, Geelong Sustainability collaborated with Future Proofing Geelong and other groups at several events including: the Night Jar Market, Pako Festa, the Geelong Environmental Film Festival and the SLF Green Carpet Awards.

  • Committee members Tim Adams and Viv Burke had loads of fun on Geelong Sustainability’s stall in the Makers & Growers area

  • Young GS member, Nick Kruger meets his gardening hero, Costa Georgiadis
  • Geelong Sustainability took out several awards at the 2016 SLF Green Carpet Awards event. The top prize went to The Sustainable Hour radio show on The Pulse 94.7FM.
  • Future Proofing Geelong team members: Sam Smith, Liz Raimondo and Tina Perferment are flanked by Gardening Australia‘s host Costa Georgiadis and Take 3 for the Sea campaigner, Tim Silverwood

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