CHECK OUT who’s CHATTING in St Arnaud

The Buloke and Northern Grampians Landcare Network is looking forward to sharing a cuppa and a chat with all those interested to ‘talk about the weather’’ in the St Arnaud region.

You can JOIN IN at any or all of the 4 locations, listed below to hear about ideas, approaches & solutions. With locals sharing their stories and experience.


Morning tea topics and details:

Backyard & Bigger | Adaptive Gardening

Thursday, 14th April 10:30am – 11:30am
Greentime Nursery St Arnaud, 5961 Sunraysia Hwy, St Arnaud

  • Speaker #1 Rob Youl, Landcare

  • Speaker #2 Elle Fox, Seeding Victoria

  • Speaker #3 Tom & Jo Hamilton, Greentime Nursery

Topics covered include planting to suit drier climates, helping local habitat, and collecting seeds for the future.

Book your free place here! 


Upcycling | Creativity + Innovation

Friday, 29th April 10:30am – 11:30am
St Arnaud Raillery Hub, St Arnaud Station, Queens Ave, St Arnaud

  • Speaker #1 Richard Bazeley, Timber Recycling

  • Speaker #2 Cathy Tobin, The “Gypsey Weaver”

  • Speaker #3 Fran Welsh, Creating with rubbish!

And Djaara Elder, Aunty Marilyne Nicholls who will be coming to do a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony

Topics covered include making art with waste and repurposing materials for practical applications.

Book your free place here!


Future Farming

Thursday, 12th May, 10:30am – 11:30am
Burrumbite Farm, 894 St Arnaud-Wycheproof Road, Sutherland

  • Speaker #1 Luke Batters, Regenerative Farmer

  • Speaker #2 Carly Noble & Sue Jensen, Rural Aid

Topics covered include trialling different farming approaches to adapt to a changing climate, proactively preparing for and recovering from emergencies.

 Book your free place here!


Indigenous & Local Food

Thursday, 26th May, 10:30am – 11:30am
St Arnaud Town Hall, 40 Napier St, St Arnaud

  • Speaker #1 Barry Robertson, St Arnaud Community Garden

  • Speaker #2 Andrew George, Foodshare

  • Speaker #3 Dja Dja Wurrung

Topics covered include collaboration, community gardens, and communities coming together for food solutions.

Book your free place here!



The morning tea sessions are casual, inclusive discussions, with local presenters talking about the range of topics listed above & more

For more information and questions get in touch with the Make a Change team via [email protected] or 0483 104 361



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