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President's Report August

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One $ 1 Watt 'Op Shop' Installation

1 1 Watt unitingAnother successful project was officially launched in the Social Solar Program.

State government, Ballarat Renewable Energy and Zero Emissions and Eureka Orienteers funded the installation of 10kW of solar PV panels on the roof of the op shop on Howitt Street.

The project will produce 40kWh per year, resulting in operational savings of around $3200 that will be used for Uniting Ballarat's programs Lifeline Ballarat, BreezeWay Meals and Meals for Change. 

Read the full article in the Courier


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Local Exchange Trading Systems - LETS

Image by John Hain Pixabay CommunityLETS is shorthand for Local Exchange Trading System, or sometimes Local Energy Trading System.  It is a way to trade within your community, without the need for money.

The "Energy" is the community of activities, skills and knowledge share!

Call for Volunteers to investigate and run Ballarat LETS

This is a whole of community activity between, at least, the members of BREAZE, Ballarat Permaculture Guild, Ballarat U3A.

We are looking to set up a management committee and a team of committed volunteers to run this. Email  to get on board.


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Repair Cafe - Now Open

The Repair Cafe had a successful launch last month.

Congratulations to the organisers and repairers. Cartoon John Ditchburn courier 2019 07 26

See you there next month (August 31st) with your broken object, repairing skills or moral support.

Got questions email or check out facebook.


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Upcoming Events :


aMAZEing Ballarat

7th December in Buninyong,aMazeing Ballarat Royal Park

Get your team together for this exciting activity.  aMAZEing Ballarat is part treasure-hunt, part physical race, part puzzle and guaranteed to be full time fun.  Groups of 2,3,4 will need to use each team member's strength to solve the clues and complete the tasks within the time frame.

More info soon at Eureka Orienteers.

Proceeds from this event go to supporting the One $ for One Watt program.    See where last years money was spent.


SLB - Talks

Sustainability Workshops - every 3rd Wednesday of the monthlogo
Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm  
Venue: Eastwood Leisure Complex, 20 Eastwood St, Ballarat Central

21st August  - Veggie Planting success - John Ditchburn

18th September - Straw Bale & Mud Brick building

16th October - Repair Cafe

Live streamed on Facebook


Green Drinks

2019 2nd Wed General coverAt the Lake View Hotel 2nd Wednesday of the month!

11th September  Retrofit & Save
9th October Ballarat Repair Cafe

 


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