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Dr Shiv Chopra blows the whistle on food safety

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on June 19th, 2009

Sourced from Real Food, Friends of the Earth’s sustainable food campaign.

When: 23 June 2009
Where: Green Building, 60 Leicester St, Carlton.
Time: From 6:30 PM
Bookings: Gene Ethics

Dr. Shiv Chopra is called a hero by David Suzuki and Vandana Shiva and speaks out against seed and chemical giant Monsanto. His evidence to the Canadian Parliament exposed dangerous foods, including genetic manipulation (GM) bovine growth hormone.


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Relifing Pre-loved Buildings

Posted in Events by Devin Maeztri on June 15th, 2009

What: Melbourne Forum Seminar: Relifing Pre-loved Buildings
When: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 – 05:30 pm
Where: The Treasury Theatre, Lower Plaza, 1 Macarthur Street, East Melbourne
RSVP: (free events, but must be registered to attend

Updating the existing building stock in Australia has become the most urgent of priorities; they represent an obvious area where improvements can be made, efficiencies achieved and dollars saved.

Guest speakers:

  • Paul Bannister - Managing Director – Exergy Australia: The top findings and keys to relifing existing buildings.
  • Amy Hogan – Sustainability Manager – Colonial First State Global Asset Management Property: Colonial’s Strategic Relifing Program
  • Bruce Precious - Office & Industrial Sustainability Manager – The GPT Group: 530 Collins St – Energy Performance Contract

For more detailed information about the seminar visit Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH)