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Redfern’s new indigenous rooftop teaching communities about place

A new Indigenous-designed urban food production farm in Sydney’s inner city Redfern – believed to be the first of its kind in Australia – is a prototype that its creators hope will be replicated by other people, especially other Indigenous communities.

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Redfern’s new indigenous rooftop teaching communities about place

A new Indigenous-designed urban food production farm in Sydney’s inner city Redfern – believed to be the first of its kind in Australia – is a prototype that its creators hope will be replicated by other people, especially other Indigenous communities.

Miami Beach storm

Is TCFD missing the mark?

Has the rush to deliver Task Force on Climate Disclosure reporting opened the door for misleading corporate risk data?

1

Microsoft ramps its sustainability blitz

Technology companies are now some of the biggest and most influential on the planet so it’s good news that more of them are going big on sustainability, with Microsoft the latest to ramp up its green commitments.

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Waverley Council: Manager Sustainability and Resilience

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