Permaculture design course with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton, 7th-19th Jan 2008


Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton

Combine forces to teach the


Monday 7th – Saturday 19th January 2008 • Melbourne University

“This course has already changed a lot of the world –
Come help us finish the job!” ~ Bill Mollison April 27, 2005

BILL MOLLISON, the legendary Permaculture teacher, promoter and designer – who, over 26 years of non-stop travelling, designing, teaching and writing, personally planted the seeds of Permaculture in over 120 countries. Bill is the founding director of The Permaculture Institute, the first and longest running Permaculture Institute in existence.

GEOFF LAWTON who is world renowned for field expertise and extensive teaching experience in the ecological “badlands” of Earth, areas of extreme cultural conflicts, as well as more friendly environments. Founding director of the acclaimed Permaculture Research Institute, Geoff is working in more countries and co-ordinating more projects on the ground than any other Permaculture Institute today.

Earth’s ecosystems are in crisis. Permaculture offers practical, sustainable solutions. You can be part of the exciting adventure of positive world change.



To book in and register please click here and follow the instructions or send an email to

We encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment and to take advantage of the early bird discounts available.

The venue for this course is Trinity College, Melbourne University. We have booked an excellent Lecture Theatre (see photo below). Delicious morning and afternoon teas are provided and accommodation is available at Trinity College or nearby for students. A course brochure is available from If you have questions you can ring the Permaculture Institute 61 (0) 3 6445 0945, the Convenor, Tony Watkins 61 (0) 3 9762 6356 mob. 61 (0) 427626326 or The Permaculture Research Institute 61 (0) 2 6688 6578 and we will be pleased to assist you. Information is also available at and

This course is the full 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate course including all theory and practical exercises necessary to enable a student to become a Permaculture designer and teacher and can lead on to full teacher registration and Diploma of Permaculture Design with the Permaculture Institute.

Several evening events are also scheduled.


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.


  1. To WIMC,

    Will there be any courses – Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton

    Combine forces to teach the


    run in 2010

    With thanks


  2. To WIMC,

    I am interested in participating in a design course in Melbourne 2010, particularly with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton. Will there be any?


    Dorian Dickson

  3. hi, was wondering if there were any permaculture courses with Bill Molllison (1 or 2 day)at some stage as my wifes 30th bithday is coming up in june and would like her to meet bill.we live in the barossa but can fly her if need be. cheers

  4. Could you Please advise if these two gentlemen will be running any courses in late 2011 or early 2012
    Thank you

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