Links to organizations and resources concerned with ecologically sustainable
cities in Australia and elsewhere.
Buildings that provide shelter, storage, social space, etc, but require less
energy, water, materials etc. to build, operate, remove.
Green Building Council of Australia
60L Green Building
Your Home Technical Manual
How to create cities that are friendly to people and nature.
Green Map System
International Centre for Sustainable Cities
Planners Web Sprawl Guide
Project for Public Spaces
1000 Friends of Oregon
Urban Ecology (US)
Urban Ecology Centre (Montreal)
Vital Communities Toolbox
Community networks promoting ecological practices.
Melbourne Cohousing Network
Moreland Energy Foundation
Permaculture Association of South Australia
Promoting government, business and community action to deal with climate change.
Carbon Equity (VIC)
Climate Action Network Australia
Climate Change Australia (GOV)
Climate Emergency Network (VIC)
Climate Emergency Action Network (SA)
Climate Institute (AU)
Evangelical Climate Initiative (US)
How to make the economy more ecologically sustainable.
CSIRO Sustainability Network
Natural Edge Project
Sustainability Web Ring
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
How to tread more lightly on the environment.
EPA Victoria - Ecofootprint Calculator
Global Footprint Network
The Story of Stuff
Promoting debate and lobbying governments on ecological issues.
Australian Conservation Foundation
Greenpeace - Australia Pacific
Union of Concerned Scientists
World Resources Institute
Urban and rural neighborhood development around ecological
Aldinga Arts EcoVillage
Crystal Waters Permaculture Village
Global Ecovillage Network
Kookaburra Park EcoVillage
Sherwood Energy Village
South Beach Village
Sustainable energy supply and consumption
Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Australian Greenhouse Office - Renewable Energy
Energy Qld - Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Energy NSW
Sustainable Energy WA
Sustainable Energy SA
Biodiversity Network Australia
Conservation Council of South Australia
Nature Conservation Council of NSW
see Climate Action
Government agencies promoting ecological practices.
Sustainable Development UK
Sustainability Policy WA
Ideas to transform your life, your community, your economy.
Global Ideas Bank
News and commentary on ecological issues.
ABC News - Environment
Environmental News Network
Independent News Collective
Reuters - Environment
Sydney Morning Herald - Environment
What goods and services can households buy to help them become more environmentally sustainable?
Enviro Real Estate
Research on how to make the transition to a sustainable civilization.
Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Globalism Institute. RMIT University
Planning and Transport Research Centre. Western Australia
Urban Research Program. Griffith University
The tools we need to make the economy more ecologically sensitive.
Alternative Technology Association
Centre for Alternative Technology
Alternatives to the private car and other ecologically destructive methods of getting around.
Bicycle Federation of Australia
City Transport Info
Cycling Advocates Network
Public Transport Users Association (VIC)
Sustainable Transport Coalition WA
Transportation Alternatives (New York)
Victoria Transport Policy Institute (Canada)