Francis, Robyn

Field of activity
Farmer; Permaculturist; Educator
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1477566

Biographies

Robyn Francis was nominated for the 1995 A.B.C. Rural Woman of the Year Award, for the North Coast district of New South Wales. She is one of permaculture's leading pioneers and educators. She has had a diverse career as a designer, consultant, educator, facilitator, presenter, and innovator, especially of permaculture systems. Her operations have been based in Northern NSW since 1989 and for the past 15 years on her property, Djanbung Gardens Permaculture Education Centre, located in Nimbin. Robyn was founding director Permaculture International Ltd (PIL) in 1987, Permaculture Education 1989, designer and creator of Djanbung Gardens permaculture living Learn-scape. She is a principal tutor at Permaculture College Australia.

  • Nominated for ABC Rural Woman of the Year in NSW

View the full record at Australian Women's Register

Resources for Robyn Francis

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Francis, Robyn
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. 1995 ABC Rural Woman of the Year Regional Winners
    ABC Radio
    [1995]
    Published: ABC Radio & ABC Online
    Series: IspartOf ABC Radio Rural Woman of the Year AwardABC Radio
  3. Brilliant Ideas and Huge Visions: ABC Radio Australian Rural Women of the Year - 1994-1997
    Australian Women's Archives Project
    [2011]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project

Resources by Robyn Francis (15)

  1. On the level. -Interviews with Monica Morgan and Robyn Francis by Payne, Steve-
    Morgan, Monica; Francis, Robyn
    Work Matters
    [ Article : 1988 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,130.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,130.469)

  2. Bushfoods Cook Book : recipies and tips for the gourmet backyard gardener / by Robyn Francis
    Francis, Robyn
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    Bushfoods Cook Book : recipies and tips for the gourmet backyard gardener / by Robyn Francis
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,307.309)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,307.309)

  3. What have we learnt from our investment in VET materials ... ?
    Francis, Robyn
    Australian TAFE Teacher
    [ Article : 2002 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,222.789)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,222.789)

  4. The challenge of workplace basic education
    Francis, Robyn
    Australian Journal of Reading
    [ Article : 1990 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,190.863)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,190.863)

  5. The Mandala gardens : a booklet for permaculture home gardeners
    Francis, Robyn
    [ Video : 1990 ]
    The Mandala gardens : a booklet for permaculture home gardeners
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,178.738)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,178.738)

  6. Trade unions and training: the changing role of unions in the promotion of and policy for training
    Francis, Robyn
    Critical Forum
    [ Article : 1992 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,139.434)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,139.434)

  7. Songs of a green guerilla / Robyn Francis
    Francis, Robyn
    [ Sound : 1992 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,056.887)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,056.887)

  8. Love of Legends : A BWWM Romance Novel / Robyn Francis
    Francis, Robyn
    [ Book : 2017 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    Love of Legends : A BWWM Romance Novel / Robyn Francis
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,051.475)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,051.475)

  9. Edible landscape and home garden design / step-by-step with Robyn Francis
    Francis, Robyn
    [ Video : 1998 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,490.36)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,490.36)

  10. Mandala gardens / by Robyn Francis ; illustrated by Kate Morris
    Francis, Robyn
    [ Book : 1990 ]
    At State Library of WA
    Mandala gardens / by Robyn Francis ; illustrated by Kate Morris
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,425.667)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,425.667)

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  1. Lovering, John Francis, (AO, FAA, FTSE) (1930-)
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  1. APPOINTMENTS, RETIREMENTS AND DISMISSALS.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 17 August 1961 [Issue No.65] p 3081

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    ... , Fourth Division.—Joan Mary Berry Postmaster-General's Department. Clerk, Third Division.—Bernard Francis ... Transport. Clerk, Third Division.—Robyn Norma Parker, Neil Lawrence Toyne Department of Labour and National ... 1438 words
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  2. Examination No. 4250. FOR APPOINTMENT AS CLERICAL ASSISTANT, GRADE 1, SYDNEY.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 20 January 1955 [Issue No.4] p 195

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    ... . Lanham, Gloria. Gattenhof, Robyn Margaret Mary. Sorensen, Kathleen Valerie. Walker, Coral. Hughes ... , Geoffrey Fellows. •Barber, Francis Ellesmere. •Bow, Norman. •Duncan, Stanley Thomas. •Packer, Charles Henri ... 486 words
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  3. Corporations Act 2001 THE FRANCIS AGENCY PTY LTD (IN LIQUIDATION)
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    ... Corporations Act 2001 Section 491 (2) THE FRANCIS AGENCY PTY LTD (IN UQUIDAT10N) A.C.N. 004 858 539 ... 2002, It was resolved that the company be wound up voluntarily and that Robyn Ersfcins & Piter Goodin ... 91 words
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    Peacock-Smith, Robyn; Wild, Francis
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  1. Sir Francis Galton
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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  2. Francis Crick
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  2. Collection of theatre programs from the Genesian Theatre Company
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  3. Famous people's favorite books
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  2. About People
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Monday 28 June 1954 p 13 Article
    ... violet frock and coat, with a soft grey feathered hat. MARRIED Brunette bride Miss Robyn Conrick accented ... blue winged caps tipped with fur. After the ceremony in St. Monica's Church, North Walkerville, Robyn ... 1126 words
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  3. Mrs. Francis Paech
    The Observer (Henty, NSW : 1950 - 1954) Friday 6 March 1953 p 7 Article
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