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Yes, that’s right we have skilled volunteers who will repair your stuff for free.

A Repair Café is a pop-up event where people gather to work on repairing objects of everyday life such as electrical and mechanical devices, computers, bicycles, clothing, and other items.

This event is a pilot program for the Docklands Repair Cafe, which is being supported by the established St. Kilda Repair Cafe … so come along and support this new initiative.

Bring along anything that you can carry that is in need of repair. The Repair Cafe will have experienced volunteers who will do their best to keep your item alive. Bring along items such as: electronics, electrical, wood, metal, sewing, jewellery, bikes, toys … in fact just about anything you can think of.

You can be part of the solution by stopping things from going to landfill and avoiding waste from the unnecessary purchasing of new products by getting what you have repaired.

If you are a repairer and would like to support this event, or future repair sessions, contact Jason jasonb@centre.org.au.

 

Be part of the live broadcast

Costa Georgiadis, the host of Gardening Australia, will be attending the Repair Cafe. There he will be holding a live broadcast, interviewing the repairers, and those who have had items repaired. We’ll also be discussing the right to repair movement.

And if you have a copy of his recently released book Costa’s World: Gardening for the Soul, the Soil and the Suburbs, bring it along as there will also be an opportunity to have it signed by the author.

Note: There will be no books for sale at this event. Books will be available here.

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COSTA GEORGIADIS

Costa Georgiadis is a landscape architect, environmental educator, and television presenter who has an all-consuming passion for plants and people. As co-creator and host of Costa’s Garden Odyssey for SBS, he caught the attention of a nation. Since 2013, Costa has continued his journey as the much-loved host of one of ABC-TV’s most iconic and Logie award-winning programs, Gardening Australia. Beyond the screen, Costa is deeply involved with the importance of biodiversity and habitat, regenerative agriculture, permaculture, and holistic land practices that deal with the issues arising from a rapidly urbanising world. He lives and breathes gardening, relishing the natural world and our connection to it.

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WHEN

Sun 27 / Feb 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Where

The Hub @ Docklands
80 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia

Cost

FULL TICKET: Free

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