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Ask Jamie Oliver to be a Bee/GMO-Free Advocate Lunch Sat Oct 31st

March Against Monsanto Adelaide and Fair Food Adelaide presents

“Ask Jamie Oliver to be a Bee/GMO-Free Advocate Lunch”

12pm Saturday 31st October

Jamie’s Adelaide Restaurant

2 King William St Adelaide

Celebrating Fair Food Week – Lunch at Jamie Oliver’s restaurant to plan and sign a letter asking him to be an Advocate for Bees and a GMO-free world. We will tick off a list how much of our food depends upon bees to send to him. We will ask staff questions about GMOS and their menu, we have been told by Jamie’s HQ they don’t use GMOs but do they really know?

Menu here: http://www.jamieoliver.com/italian/australia/restaurants/adelaide/menu/

Facebook event page to RSVP – limited spaces

Contact robyn.wood@foe.org.au for more information

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Energy Storage Opportunities for SA – Monday 17 August

People interested in renewable energy storage may like to attend this Alternative Technology Association event:

ATA Adelaide Branch Meeting – Energy Storage Opportunities for SA

When: Monday, August 17

Time: 7.30pm sharp

Where: Goodwood Community Centre (Banquet Hall), 32/34 Rosa St, Goodwood. Goodwood Community Centre is convenient to the tram, buses and train. Enter the car park via Florence St.

Cost: ATA members $2, non-members $5. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

Presenter: Dean Spaccavento of Reposit Power

South Australia enjoys a high penetration of solar energy but electricity consumers pay high electricity prices by world standards. We have a volatile energy market and energy companies pay very high spot prices to generators when demand is high. All of this makes solar, energy storage and intelligent control a more attractive prospect for SA than elsewhere.

Dean will speak about the GridCredits software that allows householders to trade on the energy market. Using parameters such as a home’s energy consumption habits, weather, grid demand and future energy prices, the software automatically decides whether it’s advantageous for a system to store the solar energy or sell to the grid, allowing the household to profit. GridCredits is integrated into Tesla’s Powerwall battery storage system.

Dean has considerable technical expertise in the Australian, North American and Asian-Pacific electrical supply industries.

Other events

Adelaide Cleantech Network will hold their Tonsley Tour and refreshments on August 26 at 4pm. Click herefor details and free registration. Presentations include new Siemens facility.

Adelaide Sustainable Building Network: Graeme Hopkins and Janelle Arbon will present on Connecting with Nature on August 26, 6.30-8.30pm at 87 Gibson St, Bowden. Details and registration:https://guestlistapp.com/events/338700


ATA meetings put people with questions in touch with people who might have answers. The Q&A session is an open discussion about sustainability topics.

ATA Adelaide Branch meetings are open to ATA members and non-members.… Read more >>

“FRACKMAN” coal seam gas movie 30 July

For those who missed the earlier screening, there’s a special screening organised by Doctors for the Environemnt Australia this thursday. There are still over a hundred tickets left; you can book at this site.


Promoted by Doctors for the Environment Australia

 Thursday, July 30 7:00PM – 8:33PM

at Wallis Cinemas Noarlunga

38-42 David Witton Drive, Noarlunga Centre, SA, AU, 5168 (map)

$19.00 AUD General


The China Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) public meeting

The China Free Trade Agreement and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Are trade agreements really free? How do they affect you?

MP Tony Zappia is hosting a public meeting.

When: Tuesday, 28th July 2015

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Where: Ingle Farm Recreation Centre Sunset Room

Cnr Roopena St & Beovich Rd, Ingle Farm.


Dr Patricia Ranald, Coordinator, Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network

The Hon. Martin Hamilton-Smith MP, state Minister for Trade and Investment

Tony Zappia MP, Federal Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Manufacturing

RSVP & for further information: Ph: 8265 3100 or makin@aph.gov.au