With 87 per cent of Australians supporting renewable energy from rooftop solar, and a solar system sold every three minutes, but with policy signals from the current federal government that are aggressively anti-renewables, it comes as no surprise that community groups across the country are increasingly taking matters into their own hands and pursuing local, community-owned energy projects.
These community-led projects allow local groups to take control of their own energy future, reduce their carbon footprint, and reinvest their energy bill savings back into the community for its social needs.
For the November Greenups, we’ve invited a range of local Community Energy organisations to come and share their ideas and projects, all to to inspire and inform and allow you to get on board and get involved.
Paricipating Community Projects:
Special Thanks to:
107 Projects, Redfern. . 107 Projects is multidisciplinary community creative space run by a team of artists, and passionate creatives as a vanguard for public engagement and social enrichment through the arts. They are loyal supporters of Greenups and what it stands for.
The Veggie Patch Van will be outside offering tasty vegetarian food. The Veggie Patch is devoted to providing high-quality vegetarian food using seasonal produce sourced from local growers.
- 1 x $500 Contribution to a Community Energy Project of your choice, care of Greenups and ATA.
- 2 x 1 year subscription to Sanctuary Magazine. thanks to ATA.
- 1 x Financial consultation with a financial planner. thanks to Ethinvest
$10 early bird tickets on Eventbrite, $15 on the door. ticket includes entry into the Prize Draw.