4Dverse: Creative Arts & Lifestyle Hub

In an effort to communicate the great spirit of cultural connections and to encourage the nurturing of this beautiful, yet fragile environment in which we live, 4DVERSE aims to create an arts, culture and wellbeing space that will bridge our local and international communities. 4DVERSE specialises in services to produce, promote and distribute cultural, entertaining, health and sustainability based content, through cultural events, arts programs, health-based workshops and the development of multi-media productions utilising video, animation and a broad range of design practices.

Level 1/118a Carlisle Street St Kilda VIC 3182
03 8395 7924
info@4dverse.com

www.4dverse.com

60L Green Building

The Australian Conservation Foundation's 60L is unique in its approach to energy and water consumption and the use of recycled and re-used materials during construction. Water runs through the building, plants grow on the roof and a heritage facade hides the latest energy efficient technologies. Tenants include a host of environment and conservation groups including Environment Victoria, BirdLife Australia, World Wildlife Fund and Victoria National Parks Association. Eco store Going Solar is on the ground floor. There is a long list of groups on the waiting list for tenancy. Meeting spaces are available for hire.

60 Leicester Street Carlton VIC 3053
email available via ACF website

www.acfonline.org.au

Arid Lands Environment Centre

ALEC is a founding consortium member of both Alice Solar City and Alice Water Smart. It has developed community food and education networks across a wide-range of partner organisations and groups and continues to advocate strongly for a nuclear-free, renewable energy future. ALEC’s strength is its ability to deliver sustainability programs while continually working to inspire and influence ecologically-sustainable policy. ALEC is represented on a host of government committees, stakeholder reference groups and expert panels, while maintaining a holistic, community-based approach to environmental protection and sustainability in the arid zone.

We are seeking volunteers who are able to help with offfice administrative support, our upcoming Ecofair, at the community garden, ALEC info stalls, and fundraising at specific times, eg. camel burger stalls, other ALEC events. Email communications@alec.org.au to register your interest, and then we can contact you when needed.

Cnr Warburton St and Lindsay Ave, Alice Springs NT 0870
08 8952 2497
info@alec.org.au

alec.org.au

Cairns and Far North Environment Centre

CAFNEC acts as conservation council for the region from Cardwell north to Torres Strait and from the east coast to the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics World Heritage Areas are included. Collaboration with other conservation organisations on environmental issues of state and national importance has become increasingly important. Some of our main functions include: campaigning for the FNQ environment – everything from grass roots activism to political lobbying at a local, State and Federal level; representing environmental interests in the Far North region to tourism, agricultural/industry; sponsoring grants for projects and research on matters relating to the region’s environment; and maintaining an easily accessible community library and resource centre with materials relating to environmental issues.

There are many ways you can help out with our campaigns – from office administration to research, media and promotions to event logistics. Volunteers also gain valuable experience and skills in campaigning, running events and various other areas. Join the new Marine Response Team and help protect our fish, dolphins, dugongs, turtles and corals from a a daunting range of threats. Email us or give us a call. Thank you. We can’t wait to meet you

27-29 Greenslopes St Edge Hill QLD 4870
PO Box 323N Cairns North QLD 4870
07 4032 1746
marine@cafnec.org.au

cafnec.org.au

CERES Community Environment Park

What began as a squat on a unwanted patch of land has grown into Melbourne's centre of urban ecology and sustainable learning. CERES is a not for profit educational organisation that sits on 4 hectares of rehabilitated landfill in East Brunswick on the Merri Creek. At CERES you can wander the community veggie patches and revegetated native gardens, stop by the nursery, market, and cafe, take a guided tour, attend a workshop, and so much more. In fact, there's so much going on at CERES its impossible to fit it in here, you just have to check out their website.

Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets Brunswick East VIC 3057
ceres@ceres.org.au
03 9389 0100

www.ceres.org.au

Commonground

Commonground near Seymour in Mitchell Shire, just over an hour’s drive or train trip north of Melbourne is a resource created for social action and environment groups to train and retreat. The tranquil bush setting, sustainable design and homely feel make it ideal for groups to hold workshops, share ideas and plan for the future. Commonground offers meeting spaces and accommodation with two main buildings available: the Wedge and the smaller Octagon. Bookings can range from day workshops to two week retreats. Vegetarian catering or self catering with access to all kitchen facilities is available. Commonground holds occasional working and revegetation weekends and an community music festival.

www.groupwork.com.au

Donkeywheel House

Donkeywheel House is a beautiful heritage building in Melbourne's CBD, home to Kinfolk ethical cafe, The Hub social enterprise incubator, and a host of social change projects that use The Hub space. Donkeywheel house is a great place to find a space to launch your environmental or social project, or to hold a meeting or event in one of several unique venue spaces.

Donkeywheel aims to fill the house with creative innovators, artists, philanthropists, volunteers, the media, school groups, elders, trainees, government, businesses and the public, inviting them to make the building a place where social change is born and implementation of that change is enabled.

673 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9620 7799

www.donkeywheel.org

Friends of the Earth Melbourne

Friends of the Earth is Melbourne's long time grassroots activist hub and meeting space for many environmental and social justice collectives. FoE's own campaign centre is based upstairs and downstairs there's an organic vegetarian coop and space to gather. FoE works to empower individuals and communities to organise themselves and take action, operating on a collective basis using consensus for decision-making. Desk and office spaces come up from time to time. Its free for activist groups to meet at FoE. Contact the campaign office to ask about using the space for meetings, come to an info night, workshop or meeting at FoE and have a blast at their annual street festival.

312 Smith St Collingwood VIC 3065
03 9419 8700
email available via website

www.melbourne.foe.org.au

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