Courses

Term 4 2016 – courses starting in October 2016

There are two courses running in Perth – in the Cities of Cockburn and Belmont – and very exciting news – 3 courses coming to Adelaide for the first time! Residents in the Cities of Unley, Onkaparinga, Holdfast and Marion are being offered courses to attend at local centres. See details and more coming soon.

Term 4: Cockburn Living Smart at Bibra Lake

Course Description:

Have you wondered how you can make your life more sustainable? Do you want to respond positively to issues like climate change? Do you want to meet people who care about the earth like you do?

Living Smart is a 7-week course (plus an additional field trip) that will inspire you to make sustainable changes in your own home with your family. The course is designed with the needs of participants in mind and includes topic such as Waste, Living Simply, Power, Water, Gardening . . . and more. This course is brought to you by City of Cockburn and facilitated by Shani Graham and Tim Darby, the most experienced Living Smart facilitators in Australia.

Date: 15/10/2016 - 26/11/2016 (7 Weeks)

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Where: Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre, 184 Hope Road, Bibra Lake, WA

Price: A$80.00

Enquiries: Shani Graham (Email)

Term 4: Glenelg Living Smart Course - Cities of Holdfast Bay & Marion (SA)

Course Description:

The Living Smart course comes to the Glenelg community centre, on Tuesday nights from 18th October for 7 weeks. The course is hosted by the Cities of Holdfast Bay and Marion. Preference to local residents. TO ENROL: contact facilitators: Emma Sandery (0417 827 319) and Charmaine Thredgold. Course fees $60 / $30 (conc.) subsidised by the council.

Date: 18/10/2016 - 29/11/2016 (7 Weeks)

Time: 06:45 pm - 09:00 pm

Where: Glenelg Community Centre, 1 Colley Tce, Glenelg, SA

Price: A$60.00

Enquiries: Emma Sandery (Email)

Term 4: McLaren Vale Course - City of Onkaparinga (SA)

Course Description:

The Living Smart course comes to the Visitor Information Centre, on Tuesday nights from 18th October for 7 weeks. The course is hosted by the City of Onkaparinga and preference is given to local residents. TO ENROL: contact facilitators Lynda Curtis 0490 216 536 or Dani Austin 0423 172 386. Course fees $40 / $20(conc.) subsidised by council.

Date: 18/10/2016 - 29/11/2016 (7 Weeks)

Time: 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Where: McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Visitor Centrer, Main Rd,, McLaren Vale, SA, 5171

Price: A$40.00

Enquiries: Lynda Curtis (Email)

Term 4: Unley Living Smart Course

Course Description:

The Living Smart course comes to the Clarence Park community centre, on Tuesday nights from 18th October for 7 weeks. The course is hosted by the City of Unley and preference is given to local residents. TO ENROL: contact facilitators Wendy Sutton and Kat Ryan 8372 5118

Date: 18/10/2016 - 29/11/2016 (7 Weeks)

Time: 06:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Where: Clarence Park Community Centre, 72-74 East Ave, Black Forest, SA

Price: A$80.00

In 2017 look out for a course coming to City of South Perth in Term 1.

Enrolment links for these courses coming very soon.

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Upcoming FACILITATOR TRAINING in August 2016:

We have training dates:  Sundays August 14th and 21st

Enrol here

Contact Ecoburbia to with any queries or to express interest in training next year.

Award winning educators, Shani Graham and Tim Darby, from Ecoburbia, deliver a two-day LS facilitator training over two Sundays. The course costs $220, plus a shared lunch.

On Day One we will look at the skills and information needed to facilitate Living Smart. Day Two will involve sharing ideas and activities for your course, before looking at the essential policy requirements.