The Living Smart program was developed as a community partnership between: The Meeting Place Community Centre, City of Freemantle, Murdoch University and Southern Metropolitan Regional Council – all in Western Australia.
Randwick City Council has adapted the work and repurposed it for the Sydney Eastern Suburbs bioregion.
The Living Smart course provides participants with an opportunity to learn down-to-earth, practical ways to live better with: energy, water, less waste, good food choices, healthy home cleaning, personal health, develop food and native garden. Additionally, participants explore sustainable transport options and community activities that they might like to be involved in.
The course is conducted over a 6-8 week period and involved a number of interactive learning environments including: the Randwick Sustainability Hub (including energy and water trails), Permaculture Interpretive Garden, Barrett House (retrofitted home) and the Council Nursery.
The Living Smart program is a practical, hands-on short course that helps people improve their health and wellbeing as well as reduce costs and their impact on the environment.
Assist with program development & coordination, course co-facilitation, contribute to course evaluation and review.
Randwick City Council