December 3, 2019


Trees for Change Fest.


Do you want a more inclusive, fairer, sustainable Australia? ChangeFest is a gathering of people intent on making change in their communities. It’s a dynamic opportunity to learn, plan, collaborate and progress you and your community’s agenda for change.

You are invited to join in a movement intent on changing the systems that hold disadvantage in place. Come to ChangeFest and add your voice, your ideas and learn from one another.

At the heart of this collaboration is a commitment to remind Governments that First Peoples, who have layered a culture-of-place in hundreds of communities over thousands of years and been confronted with different ways of doing by the recent creation of Australia as a nation, need to reimagine the relationship they have with the country’s oldest citizens.


This is the call to action from Pippa Bailey and the team from ChangeFest. Next year will see ChangeFest in the Northern Territory. Join up to their mailing list to ensure you receive all updates and event info.




To help reduce their carbon footprint, Fifteen Trees have planted 45 trees on the behalf of this amazing organisation. The trees were planted by Barbara James in Central Victoria. Barbara is part of the Campaspe Valley Landcare Group who are looking after numerous revegetation projects in this district.


45 trees and 1 dog


I received 45 tree seedlings from Campaspe Valley Landcare and planted them in two existing planting areas. These areas had been heavily depleted due to age, disease, weather, etc. The new seedlings consisted of E. viminalis, E. goniaocalyx and E. melliodora. Most went into a fenced plantation. They have been mixed with lower storey plants, such as silver banksias, melaleucas, acacias and tree violets. This area provides habitat for our visiting wildlife. It will shortly have nest boxes installed for tuans and birds, so I am hoping for vigorous growth!

Thank you to Pippa and ChangeFest for the opportunity to add these 45 trees to my property.

Barbara James | Member | Campaspe Valley Landcare



Big shout-out to Pippa for purchasing the trees as well as to Barbara who has found such a wonderful home for these trees. You can see how well protected these seedlings are with tree guards and a fenced off area. All the very best for ChangeFest 2020 in the NT.


Sláinte – Colleen Filippa


Colleen is the Founder and Director of Fifteen Trees. This year, Fifteen Trees celebrates 10 years. To be part of the movement of companies looking to make a tangible contribution to our community groups and our native environment, contact Colleen at <[email protected]> or on 0400 040 659.




June 18, 2024
Furnx is taking proactive steps each day and planning into the future, to ensure their company is part of a circular economy. Reducing waste and consumption of resources, and increasing recycling and reuse of materials is top of mind in every business decision they make, contributing to a more sustainable world. And now they are planting trees!


June 18, 2024
‘We feel very grateful, thankful and quite overwhelmed when we think about the contributions of all of the people involved. The project would not have happened without the support from sponsors of Fifteen Trees and such sterling efforts from Landcare and all the volunteers’. Kinglake Landcare.


June 17, 2024
‘We have some amazing customers who buy a tree as an extra when they book a tour with us. We have also bought some to help mother nature’. EcoTreasures.