Monthly Archives: July 2015

Invitation to a Public Forum on Lapoinya Forest

INVITATION TO A PUBLIC COMMUNITY FORUM
To Support Saving The Lapoinya Forest
From 2.00 – 4.30 pm, Sunday 9th August 2015
Wynyard Wharf Hotel Theatre

Information Sharing and Entertainment Afternoon
Videos, Slides, Stalls, Displays & Live Music
Talk with Economist John Lawrence and Ornithologist Richard Donaghey
Enjoy the dulcet sounds of singer Elly Hoyt

Forest of Lapoinya Action Group 14 July 2015

Afternoon Tea Provided

Come and join us for an entertaining and informative get together in aid of retaining a little local native forest of extraordinary biodiversity which is home to rare, threatened and endangered species.

Bring a plate or a gold coin donation.

We would like to thank our sponsors:
Wynyard Wharf Hotel and Wynyard Landcare

Contact: Barbara Hoyt Tel: 6445 4223 Mob: 0417 604 602 Email: sandbhoyt@yahoo.com

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Petition to save Tasmanian Solar Tariffs

Federally and locally, we are going backwards on renewable energy*. In the last year Tasmania went from being an exporter of renewable energy to a net importer of dirty Victorian brown-coal fired electricity. Nationally, production of renewable energy has reduced and carbon emissions from coal have increased since the abolition of the carbon tax.

Yet Australians overwhelmingly support renewable energy. Close to three-quarters of Australians think our nation should put more emphasis on producing domestic energy from solar power**. In Tasmania over 24,600 homes and businesses have invested in generating power from the sun.

Politician are out of step with the future citizens want. To help get the message to them, the Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance has teamed up with Solar Citizens on a campaign to demand a fair go for solar.

Sign our petition to demand leadership from the Tasmanian and Federal Government to protect and grow solar.

By signing this petition you will be supporting both the Tasmanian Fair Go for Solar campaign and the national goals of Stand Up for Solar.

Please sign our petition now and pass this message on to your networks.

Thank you

Jack Gilding

Executive Officer, Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance

* http://tasrenew.org.au/uturn/

** http://www.solarcitizens.org.au/solar_trumps_them_all_new_poll_finds_overwhelming_support

 

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Deloraine Screening of “Frackman”

Frackman

When:    Saturday 18th July 2015,

Time:      1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $10, $5 conc, children with parent(s) free.

Note: strong language, movie is rated M.

Proudly supported by the ATA (Alternative Technology Association,) publishers of

ReNew and Sanctuary magazines.

Celebrating 30 years of promoting renewable energy, sustainable building and

water conservation.

Contact Helen:  0438233576

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