The Self Sufficiency Pages
Home food production, renewable energy, alternative technologies, sustainable agriculture
with an emphasis on Brisbane and Queensland

Home and Lifestyle

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Transportation

TransInfo Public Transport Information for SE Qld
Cycling in Queensland Queensland Government
Australian Bicycle Council (Try your favourite search engine for cycling organisations active in your region)
RAIL Back On Track promoting rail transport in Australia. Includes a forum


Recycling

If you search for recycling in conjunction with your local town or region, you're likely to find plenty of information about local programs, recycling depots etc in your area. Here are a few more links which may be of interest:
Queensland Gardening Pages - Waste management contains links about home composting
Queensland Gardening Pages - Worms, Worm Farms contains links about vermiculture
Toilets That Make Compost at www.ecosanres.org (PDF)


Natural Disasters and other Emergency Situations

The Disaster Handbook University of Florida, USA

Bushfire
Conference Proceedings, Australian Bushfire Conference, Albury, July 1999 A range of topics including bushfires in urban areas and effects on flora and fauna
Bushfire Weather Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
Wattles and Bushfires Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants
Firewise Home Gardens ACT Planning and Land Authority
Houses for Bushfire-prone Sites (includes notes on landscaping) Cement Concrete and Aggregates Australia (PDF)
Fire Safe Council California, USA
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Treechanger / Treechangee

A page intended for Australians looking for opportunities to move to the country and for communities that are actively seeking people to move to their district. View here:
Treechanger/Treechangee


GROWING YOUR OWN
FOOD IN A
FINANCIAL CRISIS
A page for the mortage-stressed & others hoping to use their yards to produce food in an emergency:
CLICK HERE




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