Live with less impact – One Planet Fest-a-Con 2015

I appreciate that deep down I am a bit of a sustainable development nerd but Fest-a-Con looks amazing even if you are not. Here is the new media release:

Live with less impact – One Planet Fest-a-Con 2015

  • 29 sustainable events across three weeks as part of Fremantle Festival (Australia’s oldest community festival)
  • Led by One Planet Council –  City of Fremantle
  • Key highlights include a two-day conference and international film festival
  • Features renowned international and local sustainability speakers and practitioners

An international film festival and an interactive two day conference are just a taste of what’s on offer at the inaugural One Planet Fest-a-Con event in Fremantle from 23 October until 8 November 2015.

A ‘festival within a festival’, Fest-a-Con will celebrate the City of Fremantle’s status as a One Planet Council with a wide range of sustainable living ideas through arts, talks, events, competitions, exhibitions, children’s activities, stalls and workshops.

The program forms part of Australia’s oldest community festival – the Fremantle Festival and is the biggest sustainability event ever undertaken in the port city, which is world-renowned for its trailblazing approach to high-impact sustainable solutions.

Key event highlights include the major two-day conference and WA’s first One Planet International Environmental Film Festival, with everyone welcome to attend.

“Community involvement in sustainable living is the key to change and the Fest-a-Con is the perfect platform for people to try new sustainable ideas, share experiences, challenges and business practices and see what change we can catalyse as a community,” said Fremantle Mayor Brad Pettitt.

Tickets for One Planet Fest-a-Con events are now available from the Fest-a-Con webpage.

One Planet Film Festival

A two day, three night international film festival, the first of its kind in WA, showcasing thought provoking films with a sustainability message from Canada, USA, Australia, Sweden, Norway and Italy.


An innovative conference of leading sustainability professionals providing a full two-day learning and networking opportunity. Speakers include Natalie Isaacs (1millionwomen), John Connor (The Climate Institute), Chris Ferreira (Garden Gurus), Senator Scott Ludlam, Tom Szaky (Terracycle), Bruce Ivers (Kids in the Country), Tim Silverwood (Take3), Ben Gill (Bioregional) and more.

One Planet Fest-a-Con event information

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