Bill Mollison And Geoff Lawton At It Again!

It’s on again!

Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton will once again teach the full Permaculture Design Certificate Course at Trinity College, Melbourne University . This is a 12 day, 72 hours Permaculture Design Certificate Course. It commenced on Monday the 22nd of September 2008 and runs through to Saturday the 4th October 2008.

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Several educational and social evening events are scheduled to supplement and round out the course as well as visits to City and Rural Permaculture sites. The venue is Trinity College, Melbourne University’s first residential College. Trinity College has excellent facilities including the state of the Art Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Accommodation is also available for students at Trinity College or nearby. This course is the original course as designed by Bill and taught by him all over the world. It is a life-transforming educational experience that often has a catalytic effect in catapulting people into interesting and exciting career changes.

This course teaches participants the science of Permaculture Design and equips them with the skills to design permaculture systems. Additionally, course graduates can be awarded a Diploma in Permaculture Design after two years of applied work in the fields of education, site design,site development and other related fields.

Both Bill and Geoff are world renowned teachers and as an extra bonus, this course will also be co-taught by Greg Knibbs an experienced teacher that has been working recently in Africa and the Philippines. Greg is a Western Australian with a great passion for teaching Permaculture and will bring an extra added dimension to the course with his unique well structured teaching approach.

The course has both theoretical and practical design components and full details can be found in the Course Brochure downloadable from Additionally, further information can be sourced directly from the course convenor Tony Watkins [email protected] or call

Phone landline: + 61 (0) 3 97626356
Mobile-Cell Phone: + 61 (0)427626326

Please note as yet full details are not on the website but soon will be – in the meantime email the convenor [email protected] for more information

Geoff Lawton

Geoff Lawton is a world renowned Permaculture consultant, designer and teacher. He first took his Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course in 1983 with Bill Mollison the founder of Permaculture. Geoff has undertaken thousands of jobs teaching, consulting, designing, administering and implementing, in 6 continents and close to 50 countries around the world. Clients have included private individuals, groups, communities, governments, aid organizations, non-government organisations and multinational companies under the not-for-profit organisation. In 1996 Geoff was accredited with the Permaculture Community Services Award by the Permaculture movement for services in Australia and around the world. Geoff's official website is Geoff's Facebook profile can be found here.

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