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Sustainability workshop - running a sustainable organisation and improving it
Tue - 30/09/14
We're running a half day workshop on 16 October!  We're going to explore .....  ·         using the latest neuroscience to find pathways for behaviour change in the workplace around sustainability ·         ...

University intern taking the lead with sponsorship of Green Street.
Mon - 15/09/14
Our high performing graduate intern from the University of Queensland, Duncan  Munro, is helping with gaining sponsorship for the open source Green Street which is a social network for those wanting to be connected around the sustainability of communities and workplaces.  Anyone ...

Joined the UN Global Compact Leadership Group
Mon - 15/09/14
NACC has been admitted as a member of the United Nations Global Compact and will be reporting against the principles of the Compact.  We will also be taking part in the Environmental Leadership Group and will be using the guidelines of the Environmental Stewardship Strategy ...

Cairns on the go
Tue - 2/09/14
Just spent a bit of time with people from Cairns Council and the Cairns RDA and there's plenty going on in the Cairns region around sustainability. The links between Council, RDA, University and the Cairns Institute is a good model for collaboration in regions and have led ...

Samford Commons moving forward
Fri - 30/05/14
Exciting things are happening at Samford Commons!  In their positions on the Board of Samford Commons Limited Howard and Karen have been part of a large group of volunteers who have been working hard to progress the community vision for the old CSIRO site.  The ideas ...

Bega Cheese to develop new sustainability initiatives
Mon - 23/05/14
Some terrific news this week out of Victoria with dairy giant Bega Cheese committing $25m toward sustainability initiatives.  This exciting initiative showcases excellent leadership and foresight from one of Australia’s leading players in the dairy industry. Executive ...

Sustainability leadership lights up family time
Fri - 20/05/14
The Ferguson family enjoy their regular skirmishes on the mini footy field in the backyard.   Despite some growing allegiances between the 3 boys and mum against dad it was considered excellent family time and provided bragging rights for the victor until at least tea ...

Big Morning for your Business
Mon - 16/05/14
NACC is presenting at the 'Big Morning 4 Your Business', hosted by Regional Development Australia on Thursday 29 May 2014.  There we will showcase the innovative sustainability tool Green Street.  Please contact us if you'd like to know more. ...

A good luck story
Thu - 15/05/14
The 'good luck' story on Friday 13 June is that the new NACC is being launched at Flowers of the World Café, South Bank, Brisbane.  Meet the new team and their network of current, past and possible future clients and friends.  A nice match, a boutique sustainability ...

Cluck cluck
Tue - 13/05/14
It was a childhood dream come true when we brought home six point-of-lay hens.  It took nearly 6-months of planning to get a mite-proof, fox-proof, snake-proof, rat-proof, shady, sunny, well-ventilated abode with easy human access for cleaning and egg collecting.  ...

Autumn gardening
Wed - 26/03/14
We’re so lucky to live in a part of the world that has such glorious autumn weather and more so that we’ve had such good rains of late.  This weekend saw Mark shovelling and wheelbarrowing loads of soil and mulch from the bottom slope of the chicken run and the ...

NACC has a new team member!
Wed - 12/02/14
NACC is pleased to welcome its newest team member Mitch Ferguson.  Mitch brings great skills having worked in the business world, education and the sports industry. He is a welcome addition to the team and already much appreciated for the seemingly endless supply of home-baked ...