Guest Speakers

Each month we aim to provide interesting guest speakers who present a wide variety of topics related to permaculture and ideas worth sharing. If you have heard an inspiring talk that you think would be enjoyed by our members, or you have a subject you would like us to cover, please send an email to president@permaculturenoosa.com.au and share your ideas.

Coming up this year:

 May 2019

Graeme Sait, Nutri-Tech Solutions

  • The Secrets of Growing Superfood
    This is a special 90 minute presentation. If you haven’t heard Graeme speak before, this is a must! And if you have, we are certain you will want to hear him speak again.

June 2019

  • Sandra Tuszynska
    Fungi – the Superheroes of Our Future

July 2019

  • Stuart Andrews
    Natural Sequence Farming

August 2019

  • Luke Huntley, Noosa Snake Catcher
    Preparing for Snake Season

September 2019

Herb Extravaganza!

  • Heidi Merika
    Leave the weeds! wild herbs in your garden
  • Lisa Delanoue
    Herbs & chickens, how they benefit each other in a permaculture garden
  • Nina Saxton
    Commercial herb growing from a permaculture perspective

We will finish the evening with a Q+A session with each of our presenters on the panel

October 2019

  • For our AGM, special guest speaker Geoff Lawton, who founded Permaculture Noosa in 1994

November 2019

  • Cath Manuel, Soil to Supper
    (to be confirmed)

Recent Guest Speakers

April 2019

Aaron Mears – ‘Lulu’s Perch’. To listen to his talk click HERE.
Find out about Aaron’s wonderful permaculture YouTube video blog.

Bob Cameron, Rockcote. To listen to his talk click HERE.
What happens when you base a business organisation on permaculture principles?

March 2019
Helen Andrew – Spare Harvest : Social Permaculture.   To listen to her talk click HERE.
Kelvin Nielson – Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat.  To listen to his talk click HERE.
For more information about Kelvin & Amelia Neilsen and Cooloola Nature click HERE. Many thanks to the Cooloola Nature group for supplying this information.

February 2019
Mel Hobbins – Preparing the garden for Cool Season Veggies. 
To listen to his talk click HERE.  You can view his presentation HERE.
Morag Gamble – Permaculture in East Africa.  To listen to her talk click HERE.

January 2019

Wayne Oldham – Herb Robert. 
To listen to his talk click HERE. You can view his visual presentation HERE.
Tom Kendall – Permaculture in Action.  To listen to his talk click HERE.

November 2018
Svenning Prytz – Keeping Native Bees.
To listen to his talk click HERE.
You can view his visual presentation HERE.
Elisabeth Fekonia – Community Gardens.  To listen to her talk click HERE.