Events, News

Thank you to all that attended our AGM and social night

What a great evening with our AGM and a chance to catch up with many of our Permaculture friends.

Congratulations to our newly elected Committee

President: James Hosking
Vice President: Fiona Williamson
Secretary: Rhea Thorn
Treasurer: Stephen Taylor
Ordinary members:
Barry Gibson
Ellen Burns
Hoang Nguyen
Michael McKenna
René de Jong
Steve Burns

A big thank you to our outgoing Committee member and Treasurer Jean Watson

Following the committee meeting we were delighted to announce our inaugural life-time members Karen Fitzpatrick and Mick and Jackie O'Meara.

Thank you to all those that helped with the organisation and Sara Kittelty for the amazing catering, Michael Unwin Wines for a great selection of local wine, and Ellen and Michael for the punch and glassware.

Events, News

2022 AGM and social night – 15 Nov 2022

Join the Ballarat Permaculture Guild for their Annual General Meeting and social night!

We are meeting at 5:30pm on Tuesday 15 Nov 2022 at the Uniting building on the corner of Queen St and Dyte Parade, opposite the central Ballarat Community Garden.

After some drinks, food and music, the BPG committee and financial members will go into a meeting room to conduct the official AGM proceedings.

This will include the annual reports, election of office bearers, and presentation of life membership - a brand new initiative!

Non-members are able to stick around socialising while the AGM is completed.

The AGM should be complete by around 7pm, after which time we can continue socialising together.There's no better time to get to know our members and see what we've been up to this year.

We hope to see you there!

AGM Resources:


  1. to confirm the minutes of the previous annual general meeting and of any special general meeting held since then;
  2. to receive and consider -
    1. the annual report of the Committee on the activities of the Association during the preceding financial year; and
    2. the financial statements of the Association for the preceding financial year submitted by the Committee in accordance with Part 7 of the Act;
  3.  to elect the members of the Committee;
  4.  to confirm or vary the amounts (if any) of the annual subscription and joining fee.


News, Permablitz

Big thank you to the Permablitz crew!

Thank you to everyone who helped with our first permablitz for 2022.

Such an amazing day with new raised veggie beds and compost bays, weeding, removal of the agapanthas and rubbish, cleaned up the courtyard, renewal of an old vegetable garden, planted donated strawberry plants, lots of camaraderie and sharing of knowledge, new friends, old friends with a yummy lunch and a perfect day of sunny weather.

We are so excited to have permablitzes back after a break and such a good project. Uniting and BPG have started a fabulous collaborative relationship over recent months, with Uniting very generously sharing facilities with us. It was great to be able to give back!

News, Permablitz

Come to our first Permablitz for 2022

This is our first blitz in well over a year, and we're excited to start it with a big community project and bbq!!

Please join us on Sunday 2 October for a day of connection with other like minded people. We have a great range of tasks on offer and new skills to learn. Our host, UnitingCare, has offered a bbq. We will have hot water facilities for teas & coffees.

Registration for the day is essential.

Children are always welcome as they are the permies of the future! If you are bringing kids (and they are most welcome as area is fenced and there is some room to kick a ball and play a game), you have to be responsible for them so we can have good OHS. See less