Geelong Sustainability

We are a dynamic and passionate community group focused on sharing information, building community resilience, advocating for the environment and supporting effective action.
Our mission is to inform, inspire and connect communities to create a sustainable future and to protect our natural environment. Our preferred simple definition of sustainability is enough for all, forever.

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Upcoming Events

24 AUG

Geelong Drinks

Geelong Sustainability's monthly social networking event - Geelong Green Drinks - is a great way to learn about what's new and happening in our region.

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04 SEPT

CORE Geelong - Team Meeting

Our Community Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) team is working towards community investment renewable energy projects.

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28 SEPT

Geelong Drinks

Geelong Sustainability's monthly social networking event - Geelong Green Drinks - is a great way to learn about what's new and happening in our region.

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Projects

Sustainable House Day

Sustainable House Day gives people the opportunity to see inside houses that have been designed, built, renovated or retro-fitted with sustainability in mind. The 2016 program is looking like our best ever!

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Sustainability Directory

The Sustainability Directory was published in September 2015 after an amazing 2000 hours of volunteer work. This resource aligns fully with our aim - to inform, inspire and connect people and with the One Planet Living Principles.

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Community Renewables

Geelong Sustainability is working to create an iconic community owned renewable energy project right here in Geelong. To make this happen our Community Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) Geelong Task Group has met regularly since early 2015.

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News

12 August 2016
by Daniel Cowdell

Community energy possibilities with Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

CORE Geelong has been discussing the potential for Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative to become a host site for the first community owned renewable energy location in Geelong.

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21 May 2016
by Noreen Nicholson

Visit to Hepburn Community Wind Farm

It was inspirational to hear Taryn Lane from Hepburn Wind reveal how the first community initiated and owned wind farm in Australia was established within a small community.

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25 April 2016
by Vivienne Burke

A CORE first for Geelong

In 2014 Geelong Sustainability conducted a community survey to find out what our 1,400 members supporters wanted us to focus our efforts on.

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