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Lisa Doust

Having written about everything from couture and horticulture to social media and eco-friendly building practices, Lisa Doust has accrued 20 years of journalism experience and contributes to a wide range of online and print publications. Based in the Blue Mountains, Lisa has recently added ‘Events Co-ordinator’ to her CV by organising annual festivals in the garden village of Leura. She is also on the board of FLOW International, an aid agency that delivers clean water and education to remote areas of Pakistan. “Meeting people who use their skills to help preserve our environment is inspirational, and being part of a team focused on sharing our good fortune with others is my absolute privilege.”

Latest Posts by Lisa Doust:

Marina Brown: A Clean Slate

July 26th, 2014

marina brown

Born in the wild west of Canada, waste-management warrior Marina Brown settled in the Blue Mountains village of Katoomba three years ago, and this is where she plans to stay with partner…

Going eco in the Blue Mountains

May 26th, 2014

blue mountains

Living sustainably is an obvious goal of many people happy to call the beautiful Blue Mountains of New South Wales home. Go beyond the surface of any of the villages that stretch from…

Leura Harvest Festival

May 5th, 2014

leura harvest festival

When approached by the Leura Village Association (LVA) to help organise a new autumn event with a ‘Fresh, Regional & Sustainable’ theme, I instantly said ‘Yes’ to the…

Blue Hotel Sydney

April 28th, 2014

blue hotel sydney

If you’re an eco-conscious traveller who likes to indulge in 5-star luxury sans the guilt, BLUE Sydney should be added to your must-stay list. Set on the waterfront in Woolloomoolloo,…

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