I am an ambassador for GEN, a GENOA representative and a founding member of GEN Australia. I was involved with setting up a transition town and a pioneer of Narara Ecovillage. Primarily a businessman and entrepreneur, I am now a board trustee for GEN.
As a board trustee my interest is on urban-ecovillages, co-living, co-housing and new models to dealing with whole of life and how we turn cities from energy sinkholes to vibrant self sustaining communities.
I am very interested in advocacy and in reaching out to business and governments, local councils to discuss different ways of creating awareness with URGENCY
Primary interests: Social; Culture; Ecology; Economy
Site content by Andrew Olivier
Narara is an ecovillage under construction at Narara, close to Gosford and the main train line to Sydney, NSW, Australia. A project that started in 2008, we are now well underway with construction and the community is living on the land. We have our own water and power company and have won awards for the best community owned power system. We are a well developed community that has been working together to develop the vision of this wonderful 63 hectare site with our own dam and forest. The … Read more
- Location: Australia
GEN Australia will be holding a one week live in community workshop for those interested in starting a community, living in a community or just interested. The workshop will be held at the Tasman Ecovillage in Tasmania and the workshop cost includes full board and lodging. We will have a number of guests speakers including John Talbott - one of the original GEN pioneers, activist John Seed and Helen O'Brien from Findhorn. Join us for a truly wonderful experience. Check out our venue for … Read more