Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

Levelling The Playing Field For Co-ops – ‘Sector In Shadows’

The Business Council for Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) recently announced that the Co-operatives National Law (CNL) has been launched in NSW and in Victoria – a watershed day for ‘Australia’s most under-recognised sector’.

“Eight in ten Australians

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Electricity: Utilities, Peak Demand And ‘Pro-Sumers’

During this summer’s southern heatwaves rooftop solar produced by consumers reduced overall demand by nearly 5 per cent. In the future with rooftop solar doubling/trebling (?) plus battery storage added into the mix, what would happen?

Do We Need A Super-Sized

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Community Energy Conference – Canberra 16-17 June 2014

Since the election last year the Coalition for Community Energy has been working to put community energy on the policy agenda with the new Ministers.

Community Energy Is Catching On

Right across Australia local communities are working hard to …

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The Ideas Nest: Food, Collaboration, Sustainability Today

Check out The Ideas Nest – a new collaborative effort that is

“a collective of organisations dedicated to educating individuals on how small, positive lifestyle changes contribute to a sustainable future both for ourselves and for our environment”.

The Ideas …

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Affordable Housing – Our First Non-Profit Real Estate Agency

Radio National reported this morning that Australia’s first not-for-profit real estate agency opens today in Melbourne – a model that hopefully will be rolled out across the country.

Homeground Services – one of Melbourne’s largest homelessness, housing and support …

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