Discussion Forums

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NENA is your space to link up with like minded people and discuss the issues that matter. If you want to start a new topic for discussion simply send an email to discussions@nena.org.au with a title and a brief description of your topic and we’ll set up a new discussion forum for you.

TOPICS

Housing

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone lived in social housing and private real property was abandoned. This is a space to discuss changes that would need to be made to town planning, finance, architecture construction and other industries to redesign the real property economy in a way that delivers publicly owned nurturing spaces that people will want to live in.

Food

Grow local is the buzz word in the food scene right now. But do the carbon, water and eco footprints of locally produced food actually stack up against seasonally produced food from elsewhere? Are the much touted local benefits of small scale economies having measurable impacts are farm viability? Are in vogue foods really delivering the right balance of nutrient in take across food groups?

This is a space to separate facts from fiction, to explore whether the science wants to follow where our hearts and mouth tells us to go.

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