Fund My Neighbourhood –

Be part of making decisions for a better local community through Fund My Neighbourhood, an SA Government program in which you can vote for ideas for local projects and improvements. Voting closes at 5pm, Monday 20 November 2017.

Here are just a few examples of proposed projects:

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Reduce your energy bills

EnergySmart South Australia shows you how to reduce your energy bills at home or in your small business.

You can download the EnergySmart booklet or pick up a hard copy. This 96 page booklet,  funded by the South Australian Government,  has detailed information about different ways to save money.

Also check out the Energy Tour featuring Jon Dee speaking at public meetings October-November 2017 around  Adelaide and South Australia.

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Shinehub Community Solar Program

This may be of interest to some of you:

The SA Community Solar Program is available to anyone who owns a home in or around Adelaide – and signup closes on 2 December 2017. By getting lots of people in one area to go solar at the same time, we can ensure you get the best possible deal.

The program is running several community information sessions and is offering $0 down deals on solar and battery systems through partnership with several pay as you go companies. Repayments are supposed to start at $17/week for solar and $30/week for solar and battery systems, you’ll be able to save from day one without paying anything up front.

For more information on sessions and the program see the Shinehub website.
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Aldinga Arts Ecovillage Open Day

Aldinga Arts Eco Village is holding an Open Day – 10am to 4pm Sunday 5 November 2017

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Building on this 34 hectare village began in 2002 on what was a degraded and barren horse agistment property. Since then the land has slowly been regenerated and is currently home to over 300 people living in an assortment of low-energy dwellings along with shared orchards and open spaces.

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