10 October 2012 — The Sustainable Communities Plan will be the focus of a gathering of sustainability and community thinkers at Chippendale’s Pine Street Creative Arts Centre on October 16. The Sustainable Communities Panel includes City of Sydney Council general manager Monica Barone, The Climate Institute chief executive officer John Connor, ABC Television’s Gardening Australia’s host Costa Georgiadis, Country Valley Farm’s John Fairley, Total Environment Centre executive director Jeff Angel, Guerilla Parsley’s Sharon Bicknell and GreenUps co-founder Jess Miller, who will also act as MC. The event will be held from 5.45pm to 8pm. Details: www.facebook.com/events/470421476325598/