Welcome to SLiK
Sustainable Living in Kingborough was established in July 2010 to meet the needs of residents living in the Kingborough municipality.
SLiK Community Events
Love Living Locally
Sunday 7 April 2013
Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather at the Love Living Locally event at the Kingborough Civic Centre. The annual event showcases local Kingborough produce, producers, arts and crafts with over 50 stalls, food, entertainment, kids activities, face painting, demonstrations, dispalys, buskers and lots more!
10.00 - 10.30 Cuisenaire - 3 piece band
10.45 – 11.15 Nick Osborne –Didgeridoo & Guitar
11.30 – 12.00 Heart and Soul ACapella
12.15 – 12.45 Rising Sons – 3 piece band Rock Covers
1.00 – 1.30 Le Bop – Dance Demo
1.30 – 2.00 Rising Sons – 3 piece band Rock Covers
11.00-12.00 Solar Power Explained
12.15-12.45 Ocean Planet
1.00 - 1.30 Native Orchids of Kingborough
1.30-2.00 Winners of Love the Life in My Backyard Photo Competition announced
Mt Pepper Pizza; Tornado Potato; Vegelicious; Woodbridge School Bicycle Powered Smoothies; Silver Hill Fisch; Tassie Taco’s; Cakes and shakes; Cafe KC; Jakobs Pantry: Tasmanian Gingerbread; Melliere Honey; Art of Tea
Produce, Garden and Animals
Harvest 2 Home; Middleton veggies; Channel Living; 5 Skins Creams; Kingborough Family Day Care; Kingston Community Garden; Sheep, chicken and horse poo; Karin’s Garlic; Chooks for sale; Wharncliffe Alpaca Stud; Spiral Garden; Brightside; Kimberleys Pet Taxi and Pet Service
Love your Local Landscape
Lesley Vale Nursery; Derwent Estuary Project; Understorey Network; Kingborough Council - how to be a good bushland neighbour &Local wildlife, vegetation and marine/coastal environments including unique flora and fauna and threatened species; NRM South Nature Hub; Land for Wildlife; Marine Discovery Centre; Birdlife Tasmania; Redbreast Nursery; Friends of Peter Murrell Reserve; Inverawe Native Gardens; Browns River History group; Coningham Reserve/Snug School
Arts, Crafts, Solar Energy and Information
Sustainable Living In Kingborough; Kingborough Youth Furniture; Left hand design; Baslec Renewable Energy and Electrical Contracting; Wisdom Through Wood; Solarhart Southern Tas; Live Clear; Nick Green photo’s; Champion Energy; University of the 3rd Age; Blossom Town; Vintage Dahlia;The Orang-utan Project; Vegetarian Tasmania
Kids Activities and Roving Performers
Face painting and tattoo’s; Old maps to new treasure – DPIWE; Kingborough Family Day Care - Kids Garden Craft; Annette’s Laughter Therapy; Cuisenaire; The Amazing Ashton
Love the Life in My Backyard Photography Competition
Sustainable Living in Kingborough invites you to share the best of your backyard at the Love Living Locally Festival to be held at the Kingborough Civic Centre on Sunday 7 April 2013. Love the Life in My Backyard is a photography competition to showcase the various and interesting types of wildlife, plants, birds, animals, bugs or creepy crawlies that live in your backyard. Entries in the competition will be on display at the Kingborough Civic Centre 7 – 19 April 2013.
Solar Hot Water Bulk Buy has now closed!
Sustainable Living in Kingborough received funding from Kingborough Council to contract Mike Willson as the Project Manager to co-ordinate and implement a bulk purchase of evacuated solar hot water apparatus for Kingborough residents. Click here for more info on the Solar Hot Water System available and what participants will receive. For those who have signed up, there is a list of FAQ's about the process, installation and payments.
Other sustainable living groups in KingboroughChannel Living
The Taroona Community Association recently had Costa from Gardening Australia run an inspiring workshop on growing your own food.