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),...

I have a PDC and would like to get the APT diploma…

You can attain the APT Diploma in the following ways, depending on your level of experience in permaculture. • Flexible Learning & RPL  If you’ve a good foundation of practical permaculture experience in addition to your PDC, you can participate in the...

Can I do both Cert III and Cert IV concurrently?

It is theoretically possible to do both concurrently in the program at Djanbung Gardens, however completing all the course assessment projects for both certificates is a lot of work to complete in 1 study year. For those who definitely wish to obtain both...

How does the PDC relate to Cert III and Cert IV in APT?

The PDC (Permaculture Design Course) provides a comprehensive introduction to permaculture principles, practices and applications. The course focus is on knowledge about permaculture rather than the skills to practice. As such the PDC provides a valuable foundation...

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...

Categories

Archives

Cart

Subscribe to Newsletter

Djanbung Gardens

Take the video tour today.
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.