Resting place

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Noonaweena retreat sits atop a mountain with a stunning outlook of national parks as far as the eye can see – just an hour from Sydney, it's the ideal spot for your next group get-together.


Fast Wholefood

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Iku Wholefood proves that ancient wisdom can be applied to modern eating. Hear about this small Sydney businesses journey as a pioneer of sustainable and conscious eating.


Spray-on solar

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

This new invention may be the answer to making solar power much more affordable.


Decoding hot water systems

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Have you got the right kind of hot water system? Find out the energy requirements of solar, electric, or instantaneous in your home.

Renewables to eclipse coal

Friday, 10 August 2012

So now it looks like solar and wind technologies will be the cheapest way to make electricity by 2030. That’s the finding of a new Australian Energy Technology Assessment from Australia’s Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics, prepared by engineering firm Worley Parsons. The report also opens the door for nuclear energy.


7 tips for going solar

Monday, 9 July 2012

We love our sunburnt country, but many homeowners feel they lack the know-how to switch to solar. Here’s our top tips to make it all just that little bit easier.

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Solar Food Drier Workshop

June 30, 2012

Wish you could preserve your own fruit and veggies to make them last even longer? Then join carpenter and permaculture designer Gordon Williams in his workshop on how you can make your own solar food drier at home. It's the last of the series of Growing Local Urban Permaculture workshops so don't miss out!

Where: 6 Browns Avenue, Enmore, Sydney, NSW.
When: 10AM - 2PM, Saturday June 30, 2012.
Cost: $50 plus booking fee.
Email for more information or click here.


State governments backtrack on climate change

Friday, 30 March 2012

State governments around Australia are now dismantling programs to fight climate change. It will increase emissions

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G's guide to solar panels

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

It’s the renewable option that’s going gangbusters as thousands of Aussies opt for solar panels on their homes. But with so many options and an abundance of info out there, it can be mighty confusing. Here’s everything you need to know.

General Manager - Alice Solar City

Monday, 18 April 2011

Alice Springs Town Council is seeking applications for the position of General Manager of the Alice Solar City Project. Based in Alice Springs, Alice Solar City is a community wide project which seeks to change the way consumers think about and use energy. An experienced project manager with a demonstrated track record of managing complex projects is sought to guide Alice Solar City through its important second phase of the project, which has a focus on monitoring, evaluation and reporting. Indigenous persons are encouraged to apply.

Location: Alice Springs, NT.
Salary: Package $120,000 - $130,000 p/a.
Applications close: April 29, 2011.
Click here for more info.

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