Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute
The Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute was launched in January 2009. It is based in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains in Australia, and was founded by educators, community developers, and researchers, Rosemary Morrow and Lis Bastian. It is a not-for-profit Institute.
The Institute specialises in developing non-formal education opportunities that are accessible to everyone, and in providing strategies to grow social, environmental and economic resilience.The Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute has graduates world wide. Students have graduated from Permaculture Design Courses, Teacher Training Courses, Permaculture in Precarious Places Courses, and have received Merit-based Permaculture Diplomas.