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...
Renewable energy project shoots for the sun

Renewable energy project shoots for the sun

An innovative project spearheading a new approach to renewable energy is poised to deliver environmental, economic and social benefits to Lake Macquarie. Charlestown community service provider Allambi Care will next week launch its community-funded 60kW solar array,...
Hundreds expected at national Summit on a clean, Council-led recovery

Hundreds expected at national Summit on a clean, Council-led recovery

TODAY, MORE THAN 700 people are expected to join a major national summit to discuss how local governments and the community can drive a clean economic recovery. State and local government representatives, as well as business and energy experts, will join community...
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...
Tools for a local, sustainable economic recovery

Tools for a local, sustainable economic recovery

Guest blog series: Shay Singh, Executive Manager, Better Building Finance As governments, businesses and communities chart the course to economic recovery, we have a golden opportunity to make sure it’s a sustainable and equitable one. With financial hardships...