csiro talk

Tomorrow Thursday, 25 July 2019 

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Mercure Ballarat

The effects of our changing climate are already being experienced across Victoria, including reduced rainfall and higher than average temperatures.

Adapting to the impacts of the changing climate and managing current and future risks is critical to building resilience in our communities.

During this series of forums in Ballarat and Horsham, you can find out more about our changing climate from experts including Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO.

Learn about the past, present and future climate in our region and share your ideas about climate adaptation.


The event will also be live streamed via the following link:


Green Drinks SeptemberCome to the Lake View Hotel on Wednesday 11th September

Refit and Save

Save on energy costs - have your home assessed and get an energy efficiency star rating and tailored recommendations for improvements.

Find out about the residential scorecard and find out how to find suppliers / installers around the Ballarat area to improve your home.

John van Rooden from Energy Smart Advisors is accredited to conduct Victorian Government developed Residential Efficiency Scorecard assessments. The assessment provides a home energy efficiency star rating and provides tailored recommendations for upgrade improvements and to save on energy costs.

Green Drinks is held at Lake View 22 Wendouree Parade on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Speakers from 7:30 pm and meals and drinks from 6:30 pm. Green Drinks is a non-political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds. It is a way for people with a background or interest in sustainability and the environment to meet socially.


This month’May 2019 event header 2s Green Drinks presents an opportunity to come and meet our candidates for the Federal seat of Ballarat. While there are many  topical issues  in the lead up to the 18th May Federal Election, being Green Drinks we will confine our questions to topics of environmental sustainability such as beliefs and policies on:

• Transport
• Local Food Production
• Fossil Fuel Mining and Exports
• Renewable Energy Targets
• Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets
• Protection of Habitat and Biodiversity
• Climate Change Adaptation Measures

When: Thursday 2nd May (drinks and meals from 6.00pm, candidates introduced at 7.30pm)
Where: The Main Bar, 28 Main Road Bakery Hill (Ballarat)

Join us anytime from 6.00pm for drinks and food. Our candidates will be introduced at 7.30pm
The following candidates have been registered with the Australian Electoral Commission for the Division of Ballarat:
• Timothy Vo (Liberal Party)
• Catherine King (Australian Labor Party)
• Karen McAloon (Greens)
• Nick Shady (Independent)
• Bryn Hills (Animal Justice Party)
• Alex Graham (Independent)
• Peter Cozyn (United Australia Party)