Don't miss King Tide's Green Thumb Gathering, celebrating the launch of the inaugural Tide: Redlands Coast Islands Festival.

Come and join the plant-lovers party at the Green Thumb Gathering. This is part of the King Tide Opening celebrations for the inaugural Tide: Redlands Coast Islands Festival. 

Green Thumb Gathering takes place at the Macleay Island Progress Hall from 3:00pm on 23 September 2022.

Tickets are free but registration is essential. Scroll down to register.

The bar will be open to purchase drinks. 

Green Thumb Gathering includes talks and appearances by two of the leading permaculturists based in Australia, Hannah Moloney & Tim Barker.

Green Thumb Gathering

- Featuring -

Hannah Moloney who will be interviewed by Liz Rendalls about her new book The Good Life - How to Grow a Better World. 

Alcheringa | Macleay Island local, Tim Barker, who will present an engaging permaculture discussion.

Hannah Moloney of Good Life Permaculture and Gardening Australia is a leading landscape designer and educator based in South Hobart, Lutruwita | Tasmania. Hannah has spent 17 years designing and managing projects around urban agriculture, small-scale farming and community development. She believes in facing the climate crisis in a proactive and positive way. For Hannah, a good life is one built around community, sustainability and practicing radical hope.

Tim Barker is a previous farm manager for the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, power station operator/mechanic and adventure guide. His connection to rocket stoves and char making powered hot water systems reflect his passion for elegant, simple and durable combustion technologies. When he is not tinkering he can be found building his rammed earth house on Macleay | Alcheringa island.



3:00pm – Bar open and MUGS ukulele group playing – drinks on the deck

3.30 - 3.35pm   - Welcome & Acknowledgement of Country

3.35 – 4.30pm – "In Conversation" Hannah Moloney with Liz Rendalls

4.30 - 4.45pm - Drinks break

4.45 - 5.30pm - Tim Barker: Planning for Resilience

5.30 - 6pm - Drinks



 Tide: Redlands Coast Islands Festival takes place on beautiful Quandamooka Country, and we give respect and gratitude to elders past, present and emerging for their ongoing guardianship and connection to this land and sea.

King Tide's Island Sounds is supported by The Regional Arts Development Fund - a partnership between the Queensland Government and Redland City Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.