Permaculture is essentially about designing sustainable environments with the focus being on how we provide our needs in a way that works with nature’s processes and ecology. Based on the words Permanent (as in sustainable) and Culture (including agri-culture), Permaculture addresses all aspects of human culture, not only food production but how we build, how we organise ourselves and how we utilise all our resources including the human resource.

What is permaculture?

Permaculture is essentially about designing sustainable environments with the focus being on how we provide our needs in a way that works with nature’s processes and ecology. Based on the words Permanent (as in sustainable) and Culture (including agri-culture),...

How do I organize a visit to Djanbung Gardens?

The gardens are open to the public Wednesdays to Saturdays 10.30am-3pm. Self-guided tours are available during open hours. Interpretive guided tours are conducted regularly on Saturdays at 11 am.  Tour fees: Self-guided tour $7 /$5 concession, includes...

Who owns the Permaculture College Australia Inc?

As a not-for-profit incorporated association, Permaculture College Australia Inc is owned by it members. The founding members of of the association were Robyn Francis, Robert Rosen, Janelle Schafer, Lisa Yeates, Carla Tipping and Lindsay Smith-Moir. The association...

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dganbung means platypus

Djanbung (pronounced with a hard ‘j’ and silent ‘d’) means platypus in the local Wiyabul dialect – the name was given by senior Bundjalung elder and lore keeper, Uncle Eric Walker.

Discover more about the indigenous significance of the Djanbung.