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13 September 2018

Mirka Mora service to honour a ‘bold, brave and colourful’ life
The State Memorial for much loved artist Mirka Mora will be a celebration rather than a formal occasion, say organisers. Julia Zemiro will host the public service at the Palais Theatre, billed as “a celebration of Mirka’s bold, brave and colourful life” on September 25 at 2pm and Kate Ceberano is tipped to sing. MORE


19 August 2018

Cutting Power Bills With Solar Panels For 650,000 Homes
The Andrews Government announces significant rebates on Solar Panels and Solar Hot Water systems. Rebates are available for systems installed from 19 August 2018.
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/cutting-power-bills-with-solar-panels-for-650000-homes/

Note that rebates are available now, before the election on 24 November 2018. So get in early as the Liberals have poured scorn on the plan so may not continue them if they are elected. Details of how to apply can be found at https://www.solar.vic.gov.au/


11 September 2018

Cheaper Electricity With Solar Batteries For 10,000 Homes
This is very good news, but it relies on the Andrews Government being re-elected.
https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/cheaper-electricity-with-solar-batteries-for-10000-homes/


1 September 2018

Judy Horacek is a cartoonist who publishes a newsletter on the first day of the month.

September 2018’s newsletter is on the topic of ‘Climate Change Part One – Coal, Energy, Reefs. See it here.

Judy’s website is at https://horacek.com.au/

Previous newsletters, chock full of brilliant cartoons, are in the news archives column on https://horacek.com.au/news/


1 July 2018

The daily post of environmental articles can now be found on Greg Hunt’s Blog.
Note that this is NOT the Liberal Party’s Greg Hunt!
It is a retired environmentalist also named Greg Hunt.

An additional Australian environmental newsletter that may interest you is “Making Enviro News”. The current issue is at makingenvironews.com/current-issue.html