2015 National LETS Conference

The 2015 National LETS Conference was held at the Quinola Lakes Conference & Camping Centre near Malanda on May 15-17.




Our theme was Local Abundance – LETS Share. We showcased LETS and its role in relocalisation. Speakers included Annette Loudon, Tim Jenkin, Karel Boele, Tania Brookes, Robin Krabbe, Catie-Lou Manson, Alison Bird, Christine Doan and Bel Moore.  We enjoyed background music, supurb local food, workshops, social sessions, forums, optional yoga, walks &  swimming, panels and LETS trading.  Our entertainment on the Saturday night  was Charlie MGee of Formidable Vegetable Sound System!


Conference Speakers’ notes, workshop notes and more resources …

Conference Program

2015 National LETS Conference – a report by Alison Bird

Conference talk videos:

LETS CONFERENCE 2015 – Alison Bird: Opening Address – What makes Tableland LETS great?

LETS CONFERENCE 2015 – Tania Brookes: LETS and Permaculture

LETS CONFERENCE 2015 – ThinkTank report: Brainstorm of Possible Solutions

LETS CONFERENCE 2015 – Annette Loudon: Update on Australian Exchanges and New Website

LETS CONFERENCE 2015 – Christine Doan: Find your Purpose and Prosper

LETS CONFERENCE 2015 – Robin Krabbe: Ecology of LETS

Speakers’ Notes:

Unofficial Welcome – Bel Moore

Opening Address – What Makes Tableland LETS Great – Alison Bird

Identifying the Synergies & Shared Ethics between CES with Notes – Tania Brookes

Addendum: Brainstorming discussion participants’ notes for the above presentation – Annette Loudon

CES Trading 2008-2015 Stats

Map of CES trading (Australia) 2014

Sustainable Health & Wellbeing – Robin Krabbe


Workshop Notes:

Introduction to the Linux Operating System – Charles

LETS and Business booklet – Bel 

LETS and Business Brainstorming Notes

Aspects Of Health – Jayne

Awareness through Movement – Grace



How has LETS improved your life?
How to encourage Active Trading?
What would you change about LETS?
Admin Issues
International Travel with CES


Contact Tableland LETS Admin

Read about 2014 LETS Conference in NSW

With gratitude to our many sponsors of this event…

Raffle sponsors:
Super Raffle: Silvan, Cyclone & Botanica, Andrea Bell Nutrimetics, Great Adventures, Oates, Tait’s Wongabel Stables, Karcher, Paronella Park, Tjapukai, Katrina’s Cleaning Company, Odyssey Paintball Atherton, Mamu, Sugar World, Louise Murley, Mareeba Coffee Works, that retro cafe Yungaburra

… and a previous raffle in December 2014 raised $320 with all items in the massive hamper donated by Tableland LETS account holders – thank you ALL!

Charlie MGee sponsors:
Permaculture Cairns, RegenAg, Gallery Coffee Shoppe, Love Lee Cooking and that retro cafe

Insurance sponsors:
Shane Knuth MP, Rainforest Bounty and Carrington Ranges

Special thanks also goes to:
The Closet Hippy Malanda, Nerada Tea, What’s On & Where to Go, Connect Magazine, Tree Roo Rescue and Community Exchange Australia