• Footscray Community Garden & Learning Place

    The Footscray Community Garden & Learning Place is about building purposeful community connections and capacity. The Garden & Learning Place will focus on sharing and developing skills across intercultural communities, aimed at building food security and life skills, and connecting communities to social networks, services and pathways. The Community Garden will be set-up as an…

  • What’s happened to multiculturalism?

    Borderlands has invited a diversity of guests to help us engage in this increasingly important conversation about the meaning of multiculturalism in our current national and global context. Q & A with panel of guests: Facilitated by Jorge Jorquera, Maribyrnong City Councillor & Borderlands Co-ordinator Wednesday June 26, 5.30pm meet & greet guests. Q &…

  • The future of community development: a conversation

    With Dr Peter Westoby Director/senior social practitioner at Community Praxis Co-op (visiting from QLD) Please join us for a morning tea conversation with Dr Peter Westoby, 10.30am on Saturday May 25 at Borderlands 30A Pickett Street Footscray. A conversation around community development and some of the contextual moments defining and challenging our work: the separation…

  • Capitalism & Ecology

    Friends of the Earth & Climate Action Maribyrnong … Introduce a conversation about how we might find hope in the midst of the climate challenge and the social disparities that the same culpable economic system has increasingly generated. 7pm Wednesday March 27 @ Borderlands Co-operative, 30A Pickett St Footscray

  • Beyond the Borderlands

    Borderlands Cooperative is launching our 2024 action plan! What is emerging in our community? What are the pain points? What are the possibilities? What is the potential of local endeavor and community? We will have some provocations and a world cafe style workshop. Topics will include Health / Education / Urban Greening / Biodiversity /…

  • Exploring Degrowth with Anitra Nelson

    Thursday 2nd of November, 7:30pm to 9pm

  • The Social Enterprise response with Sally Quinn

    Thursday 5th of October, 7:30pm to 9pm

  • First Nations Peoples: Truth, Treaty & Voice

    with Alister Thorpe and Yin Paradies Thursday 7th of September, 7:30pm to 9pm

  • The Crisis of Status Quo: Thinking differently to mitigate, adapt, and evolve

    Think differently, and farm, house, educate, psychologise, and innovate differently! Daryl Taylor will be in conversation with: Serenity Hill – Regenerative Farmer, Open Food Network, Open Food Foundation. Yin Paradies – Professor and Chair in Race Relations & Regen Melbourne (Board). Elena Pereyra – CoHousing Australia, PhD candidate (Housing as Commons). Josh Floyd – Engineer,…