Tom Farrell Institute News

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Mine rehabilitation in spotlight

Mine rehabilitation in spotlight

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The University of Newcastle's Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment (TFI) will host its 4th annual Mine Rehabilitation Conference in Singleton on Thursday 25 September, 2014.

Charged for Electric vehicle festival

Charged for Electric vehicle festival

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The atmosphere in Newcastle is buzzing ahead of this weekend's Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival, hosted by UON's Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment.

ALLOWAH RESERVE PARTNERSHIP PROJECT

ALLOWAH RESERVE PARTNERSHIP PROJECT

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

The TFI is a partner in the redevelopment of a number of areas within the Boatman's Creek catchment under a Commonwealth Caring for Our Country grant. A healthy landscape hydrology on the Callaghan Campus and other areas in this catchment is important to the wellbeing of the Hunter Wetlands system. Work is to be undertaken on the Newcastle Council managed Allowah reserve in North Lambton as part of this multi agency project to stem soil erosion and pollution in the catchment.

The mission of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy

The mission of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The mission of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is the effective conservation of all Australian animal species and the habitats in which they live".

Bushfire Safety

Bushfire Safety

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Are You Prepared? Do you have a Bushfire Survival Plan?

By Glenn O'Rourke, Deputy Captain, Wollombi Rural Fire Brigade, NSW Rural Fire Service

Don Morris Walk Book

Don Morris Walk Book

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The Don Morris Walk - An Illustrated Guide is now available for purchase through the Tom Farrell Institute.

At only $10 for students (student ID required when purchasing) and $20 for non-students, this guide is the perfect companion when accessing the Don Morris Walk on Callaghan Campus.

National standards for tertiary environment and sustainability education

National standards for tertiary environment and sustainability education

Thursday, 27 March 2014

The University of Newcastle is leading a consortium of universities nationally to develop standards for university-level teaching and learning in environment and environmental sustainability programs. The standards will define minimum levels of student learning for tertiary programs nationally...

Barefoot Power

Barefoot Power

Thursday, 27 March 2014

In Africa and Asia over 1.5 billion people do not have access to stable supply of electricity, either none at all or supply that is so unreliable as not to be considered as available. Families and businesses resort to using kerosene as their light source.

Barefoot power is putting an end to this by becoming the most successful off grid power company in it's field...