Category: Our Collective

Posts about people in the Collective

Ruby’s Beginnings – set in Australia’s early 1950’s—by Robyn Catchlove

God Goes Everywhere God goes everywhere. Maybe it was a vinegar stroke, certainly a masterstroke when He came to God’s Own Country. First Queensland, then the rest, not resting till He had initiated the faithful Vegemites into the right dream, The Great Australian Dream. Cellular Seducer. Fair dinkum. Dinkum enough for the bronzed, digger Aussies […]

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Cut the Sky—Marrugeku Speaks to Climate Change and the Colonial Inheritance

References This post draws on two sources—both have profound insights for how the arts might respond to the core challenges of our times: Climate change and environmental destruction of Planet Earth through the cult of 'economic growth' Responding to Australia's contested history and the Uluru Statement from the Heart Escaping the prison of only Western [...]
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From Transactional Living to the Gift Economy

Maleny Eco Village “Sacred Economics” by Charles Eisenstein Collective Stewardship Our ‘collective stewardship’ model was already too radical for most Australians. But we wanted to push ourselves further. We started the project by charging ‘rent’ (although we preferred the term ‘weekly contribution’) using an algorithm to decide how much each person pays – […]

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