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Common Thread

Get inspired, make connections and learn about all things sustainability at Common Thread, our free monthly program at Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre.

Bringing together sustainability, the arts, and practical do-it-yourself know-how, Common Thread will connect people who share a common interest in living lightly.

Common Thread is guided by the people who take part in it. Expect workshops, networking and ideas sharing.

To get involved in planning or contributing to future Common Thread events please contact us on 8375 6840 or via email.

Current event

Declutter and get organised - sustainable solutions for your 'stuff'

Monday 18 May - 7pm

A FREE webinar with Bridget Johns and Allison Byrne.

Bridget Johns is a declutter coach and life organiser at Be Simply Free. Bridget helps people create systems in their lives to ease their “mental load” and reduce the physical and emotional “clutter” in their homes, calendars and minds so they can move from stress, to less, and live a life of more!

Allison Byrne is the Waste and Recycling Education Officer at City of Marion. Allison will share tips and tricks that make landfill the last option when decluttering your home, shed and garden.

Live event tickets are sold out. REPLAY ONLY tickets are available here.

Past events

  • March 2020 - Food Matters: a taster session
  • November 2019 - Summer Ready Gardens
  • October 2019 - The Nature of Marion
  • September 2019 - From Garbage to Garden: Composting and Worm Farms
  • August 2019 - Sustainability Super Session: Preparing for Climate Change
  • July 2019 - Native Bees in Your Garden
  • June 2019 - Learn About Kaurna Language
  • May 2019 - Edible Natives and Native Gardening at Home
  • April 2019 - Simplicity, Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency
  • March 2019 - Sustainable Home Design Building and Renovating

There have been a wide range of events over the years from composting to community energy, and water sensitive urban design to natural burials. See summary documents below for a detailed overview of the Common Thread Program in past years.