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Davidson Plum – Rainforest flavours

Davidson Plum Davidsonia pruriens var. jerseyana  A bombshell of colour and intense clean, tart flavour, Davidson Plum has become one of my favourite bushfood fruits in the kitchen. This tall (3-4m) slender rainforest plant will grow and bear in the tiniest garden...

Ozone – a silent peril at ground level

Robyn Francis reports, March 2012 We learned of the importance of ozone in the stratosphere when it depleted to allow harmful levels of ultra-violet rays to reach the earth’s surface, so ozone up there is a good thing, but not so good closer to earth in the...

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Simple Steps to a Better Tomorrow

It was a winter Permaculture festival at Djanbung Gardens, with over 100 people showing up to our annual open day event.  With a cornucopia of fresh produce and tropical tubers for sale, free permaculture workshops given by students and professionals alike and a great...

Permablitz – Part II

Permablitz in my rental backyard - Part II BatCastle garden after just 8 weeks Much has happened in the BatCastle backyard since we last checked in. The greens are all exploding from their place in the keyhole bed, the beanstalks are reaching fairytale proportions and...

Team blogs

From PCA staff  and Djanbung team

Amazon Permaculture Field Trip

I can’t imagine a better way to be lost on the Amazon than in the company of 35 international permaculture delegates on a boat with a week’s supply of food on board. Yes, the pilot got us lost several times during the journey from Manaus to the permaculture project...

IPC8 Brazil Report

The 8th International Permaculture Convergence in Brazil in May 2007was a resounding success. Permaculture practitioners and representatives from 42 countries-- from Patagonia to Canada, from Canary Islands to Cambodia--attended to share their work and experience. The...

Graduates Stories

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Bill Mollison 1928-2016 – a legend passes on

Australia and the world has lost one of its most influential thinkers on community-led approaches to sustainable development. Author, educator, academic, researcher and innovative thinker, Bill Mollison, died peacefully in Hobart, Tasmania, on 24 September.  ...


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Dganbung Gardens

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.

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