Environmental Community Activities
Solar Open Days
A series of solar information sessions being held at over 50 community buildings within Baw Baw Shire. Each venue received funding to install solar panels through Sustainability Victoria's 'Solar Iniative - Community Organisations'program. For more information contact the Baw Baw Sustainability Network phone 5634 2854.
Domestic Energy Workshops
Free workshops developed by the Baw Baw Sustainability Network. At the workshop you will learn how to better understand your electricity and gas bills; ways to reduce your energy bills; how to assess the electricity use of your appliances and see practical demonstrations of devices to check the electricity use of your appliances. For more information and details of current workshops visit the Baw Baw Sustainability Network website.
More information on electricity bills....
For more information on managing your electricity bills you can visit the government site www.switchon.vic.gov.au . This site has information, tools and calculators (including information on the new flexible pricing system) to assist householders to save money on their electricity bills.
Clean Up Australia Day
Each year Council runs a Clean Up Australia Day event and encourages and supports other groups in running clean ups in their area. Lots of rubbish is picked up by volunteers from our parks, gardens and waterways. Visit the Clean Up Australia Day website to register your site or join an existing one. Thanks everyone!