Author Archives: Graeme Stuart

About Graeme Stuart

I'm passionate about sustainability, community engagement and building on community strengths. I'm happily married with two daughters (aged 13 and 10), work as a Team Leader at the Family Action Centre (The University of Newcastle) and volunteer as the Convenor of Transition Newcastle.

Would you like to volunteer at the Fair Share Festival?

We are seriously looking for volunteers for the festival. Flexible 1-2 hour shifts Free entry Variety of jobs Flouro vest provided (to keep – great for cycling!). Limited number available – please bring along last year’s vest, if a repeat … Continue reading

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Entry fee

Friday night is free. Saturday and Sunday are based on what you can afford. The minimum is $5 per day for adults or $2 for 16 year olds and under. Because it is a Fair Share Festival, we want to … Continue reading

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Program Update

We’ve just updated the program again

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There has to be music!

The music program is taking shape (thanks to Shaunie P Music). Saturday opening – Matthew Clarke 12:30 Saturday – Sara Jevo & the Balkan String Kings 1:00 Saturday – Earthbound 3:00 Saturday – Paul Spencer 3:15 Saturday – Matthew Clarke … Continue reading

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The latest Fair Share Festival leaflet

Click the leaflet for the double sided leaflet. Thanks to Luke Oliver from The Roost for the graphic design.

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The festival is warming up!

We sent out a media release today about the program. Here is what we said. Transition Newcastle today released the program for The Fair Share Festival – a weekend of speakers, workshops, music, stalls, discussion and entertainment at the Hamilton … Continue reading

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First Leaflet

A sneak peek of the program. Please distribute!  

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Call for IT and Video Volunteers

We are pleased to be sponsored again by YellowEdge Performance Architects, an advanced webcasting organisation. We are hoping to have 2 teams of three people (videographer, sound and notebook program operator) broadcasting live to people who have registered to watch … Continue reading

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Festival update

On Friday night there is the forum “Closing the poverty gap: A fair share for all” (hosted with One Just World). This will be a long the lines of the ABC’s Q&A and will include at least one panelist who … Continue reading

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Friday night forum

We are very excited that we will be working with One Just World to host a forum on the opening night. The theme of the evening will be Closing the Poverty Gap: Creating a Fair Share for All Poverty in … Continue reading

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