Costa confirmed for Djanbung Anniversary

Djanbung mural artist, Burri Jerome
Djanbung mural artist, Burri Jerome

Join Costa  Georgiadis, Robyn Francis and lots of amazing people at the Djanbung Gardens 20th Anniversary Celebration, June long weekend, 7-9th for a three day program of events and entertainment – be inspired, feel empowered, share the abundance. We invite you to celebrate beauty, abundance, the earth’s capacity to regenerate, and our collective creativity and wisdom. Join us for sharing the Djanbung story, Bundjalung ceremony and meaning of the platypus (djanbung).

Saturday Jun 7: Open Day with Costa 10am–4pm lots of workshops, tours, displays, stalls, expo, then 5pm-late: Twighlight  entertainment, fires, food and AbunDance big gig with local bands.

Sunday 8th Djanbung Reunion/Expo from 10am, graduates and friends share stories, poster expo, open space and evening talent show extraordinaire.

Monday 9th Family Funday Fair with Costa 10am-4pm. Permalympic games, entertainment, kid tours and activities, arts, displays, stalls, expo, speakers. Contribute to the big potluck luncheon – bring home-grown/made, local food and ethnic specialities for a community fun-grazing

All day events by donation. There will be a cover charge for the Sat night $15/$10.

Aerial photos of Djanbung Gardens 1993-2014
Djanbung Gardens – from cowpasture to permaculture paradise

In 1994 Robyn Francis acquired a compacted cow pasture to create permaculture’s first purposed-designed education centre and demonstration farm as a living learnscape. Djanbung Gardens has trained, inspired and empowered many thousands of student and visitors from around the world. Course graduates are working in all climates and continents as agents of change, regenerating communities and landscapes. Djanbung Gardens is a leader and innovator in all aspects of permaculture education and the Accredited Permaculture Training.

Showcase your project in the Expo

On Saturday, Costa will launch the Djanbung graduates and bioregional campus expo.  This will showcase what our permaculture course graduates are doing, and  sustainability projects in our bioregion. An outdoor exhibition gallery will provide 100m long display space for posters and banners, plus places for stalls. Please complete the survey

Former course participants, graduates plus everyone who has lived, worked, taught, volunteered, shared or been a part of the ®evolution at Djanbung Gardens is invited to attend the celebration and to contribute by sharing your story, offering a workshop, have an expo stall or display to promote your permaculture work/project, and generally volunteering and helping make this event absolutely awesome  – please complete this short survey to register what you’d like to contribute.

Gilbert Laurie painting mural
Gilbert Laurie painting Djanbung Dreaming mural in honour of Uncle Eric Walker.

More information:

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Coming to Nimbin for the June 7-9 weekend? There’s a wide range of accommodation in and around the village, plus camping at the Nimbin Showground (just 300m down the road from Djanbung Gardens).


Djanbung Dreaming mural on the main building by Gilbert Laurie
Djanbung Dreaming mural on the main building by Gilbert Laurie

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