Living Together

How are we to live in – and design – cities which enable and encourage equitable human interaction and sustainable living. How can we support communities to thrive fairly within big cities and small towns? How can we ensure affordable and accessible housing that benefits communities rather than developers? How can we enable a true sharing economy to develop, where we hold things in common rather than retreat to individual ownership of everything?

In short, how do we live together?

Dutton Nukes Democratic Climate Debate - Green Institute

Dutton Nukes Democratic Climate Debate

By Tim Hollo June 21, 2024

Here we go again. A decade ago, I wrote this piece in The Guardian explaining why the right keeps returning to nuclear power like a dog to a puddle of vomit. It fits their worldview: the “dominion mandate” that says God gave “man” the Earth to dominate; the…

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FroGI - Friends of the Green Institute - Regular Giving Program

Leaping towards transformative politics!

By Tim Hollo March 20, 2024

Launching Friends of the Green Institute Imagine if we Greens had the time and space to really think deeply about the changes we need in the world, and how to make them happen! Imagine if everyone in and around our party and movement had the opportunity to get involved in…

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Together - Green Institute 2024 - Tim Hollo


By Tim Hollo February 20, 2024

Almost exactly 8 years ago, I wrote my first email as Executive Director of the Green Institute to many of you, expressing a lot of angst at the state of the world – in that case the shocking fires that had been ripping through Tasmanian forests. Riffing on that particular moment…

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Audio Book - Living Democracy - Tim Hollo - Green Institute

Listen up! Audiobook is Living!

By Tim Hollo December 8, 2023

Almost 8 years ago, when I was given the incredible privilege and responsibility to lead the Green Institute, I spent months asking people all around the Greens party and movement what they thought the Institute needed to do. One answer that came through loud and clear was that it had…

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Green Institute - Looking Back Looking Forward 2023

Looking Back and Looking Forward

By Tim Hollo December 1, 2023

What a year! Four conferences Four publications 12 member workshops 15 book discussion events a new podcast Thousands of members engaged in conversation about Greens politics! As the year comes to a close, I’m delighted to share with you The Green Institute’s Annual Report for 2022/23, showcasing…

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Happiness and Its Causes - Tim Hollo Speaker

Happiness and Its Causes

By Tim Hollo December 1, 2023

So what actually “causes” happiness? (Spoiler – it’s connection) I was surprised and delighted to be invited to speak at this year’s Happiness and Its Causes conference in Sydney’s International Convention Centre, alongside a stellar line-up including Professor Patrick McGorry, Mawunyo Gbogbo, Dr Catherine Barrett and many more. I…

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