Compost Corner

Grow, Educate, Share BUNYAS and BUSH TUCKER

Compost Corner offers discussions and hands on workshops on sustainability and permaculture concepts on the Sunday of the Expo.

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Valley Bees brings all the latest information on honeybees, native bees and that sweet golden stuff as part of National Honey Month.

Koala Action Group (KAG) will offer insight to rehabilitating koala landscapes.

Landcare have the local species of natives on sale. Each year they promote community participation in sustainable land management.


Paul Plant, Sunday 9am, is a local favourite on ABC and community radio and well known editor of the popular subTropical Gardening magazine. He will share his gardening knowledge in some hands on demonstrations on how to grow plants that improve your soil. Composting, getting it right!– the simple ratio mix.
Also, unusual edible plants worth growing in our climate.


Dr Tobias Smith

Sunday 11am, Tobias is an ecologist and native bee researcher, and currently works at the University of Queensland and Sugarbag Bees. Tobias’s research interests are primarily focused on bee communities in human-dominated landscapes and in tropical rainforests, and on the use of alternative pollinators in crops. Tobias first became interested in bees as a child, and during PhD study at the University of Queensland became passionate about community education on bees, ecology, and biodiversity. Tobias is also a native stingless bee keeper, and keeps hives around Brisbane and in northern NSW.


  Eugene Bargo

Sunday 10am, Eugene will take us on river journey and share his fantastic knowledge on native flowers and plant species.


Zela Bissett

Sunday 12.30pm, Zela provides knowledge and information, motivation and inspiration, as well as practical networks and connections to make the journey towards sustainability personally fulfilling for individuals and groups, while genuinely reducing the environmental impacts of lifestyle and work.

Stay tuned for times to learn about the art of paper making.