Future-Proofing Paradise: The Cairns Story

Future-Proofing Paradise: The Cairns Story

Welcome to Cairns, a tropical paradise – perfect for a snorkel or a walk in the rainforest. But it’s also an Australian community leading the charge to a clean, healthy future. With an abundance of sun and wind, Queensland is on its way to being a world...
Australia’s top 7 local government climate projects for 2020

Australia’s top 7 local government climate projects for 2020

Even in 2020’s difficult circumstances, local councils are rising to the challenges of climate change. From Nillumbik Shire Council’s world-first solar and battery powered stadium that provides a safe space for the community during an emergency, to Sunshine Coast...
Solar saved this local bowlo

Solar saved this local bowlo

Meet the bowling club that’s leaving fossil fuels in the gutter and rolling towards a renewable-powered future. Power price hikes and mounting energy bills were hitting the Carrington Bowling Club hard. To beat rising power bills, the club turned to solar. Supported...
World’s busiest coal port embraces renewables

World’s busiest coal port embraces renewables

The word is out – renewable energy is a no-brainer, and Australian communities are embracing the switch to clean energy in a big way. Meet Newcastle, the world’s busiest coal port that’s reinventing itself as a renewable energy powerhouse. From the local bowling...
Hacking Net Zero Communities

Hacking Net Zero Communities

What do you get when you combine golf balls, egg cartons and a whole lot of sticky notes? Innovative solutions to accelerate the transition to zero carbon communities in Australia, of course! Leading Victorian councils joined forces to leverage design thinking and...
Why Noosa’s fighting back on climate change

Why Noosa’s fighting back on climate change

Meet Tony Wellington, Noosa Mayor and Cities Power Partnership Climate Ambassador of the Year. His town faces serious challenges from climate change, which is why it’s fighting back. From declaring a climate emergency to installing hundreds of solar panels, this...