Over a third of US population to stay indoors amid record breaking heat

June 20, 2022 / From News

Read this Guardian Article by Gloria Oladipo, on 16 June 2022 about the current Heatwaves in America, where temperatures in Arizona have reached 43C for four consecutive days, with government […]

Electric Cars could be cheaper as a crucial component in them drops in price

June 9, 2022 / From News

The cost of electric cars could start to fall as the price of a core component in EV batteries is expected to reduce, according to market analysts Credit Suisse. Read about in the ABC The Business […]

Kathryn Maxwell: Our Local Hero

May 31, 2022 / From News

Our President, Kathryn Maxwell received a highly commended Local Hero award from the Eurobodalla Council 2022 local hero awards – read all about her journey to the Eurobodalla and what […]

90% of Royal Commission recommendations have been ignored according to Emergency Leaders for Climate

May 18, 2022 / From News

Emergency Leaders for Climate (ELCA ) claim the federal government has failed to implement 90 per cent of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements Report, […]

Launch of plan to smash energy bills and carbon emissions on the South Coast

May 17, 2022 / From News

The work of Rewiring Australia got a write up in the Bay Post. See what our Jack Egan has to say about Rewiring Australia in the article by Sam Baker […]

South Coast Community Kitchen: Making sure no one falls through the cracks

May 17, 2022 / From News

Article in the Bay Post about SHASA’s partner, South Coast Community Kitchen’s great work. SHASA is so grateful to Sarah O’Riley and her wonderful volunteers who tirelessly assist our community. […]

Rewiring Australia – Electrify my Electorate

May 16, 2022 / From News

Dr Saul Griffith author of The Big Switch: Australia’s Electric Future and founder of Rewiring Australia has developed a Federal Electorate database that outlines how households and communities in each […]

These futures are not inevitable

May 11, 2022 / From News

It’s not too late to do something about climate change! Rachel Ward, Jenny Wu, Tim Franklin, Michael Caton and Marcus Graham all think so too, and so does screen writer […]

‘The Spark’ May 2022 Edition

May 9, 2022 / From News

The SHASA monthly Newsletter The Spark May 2022 Edition includes the articles: Shasa Helps residents to vote climate; SHASA secures funding for Batemans Bay Uniting Church Bushfire + Heatwave Haven; […]

Scorched dystopia or liveable planet?

May 9, 2022 / From News

Here’s where the climate policies of our politcal hopefuls will take us. Article by Bil Hare, Adjunct Professor, Murdoch University in the Conversation on 6 May 2022

“As close as you’ll get to free”: Tasmanian couple take road trip to Sydney in Electric Car for $43.38

May 2, 2022 / From News

An article in The Gurardian by Royce Kurmelovs discusses a Tasmanian Couples EV trip noting that Sydney to Melbourne in a petrol car would have cost over $150 but was […]

Rental Crisis in marginal Gilmore Seat has homeless people calling for more action ahead of election

April 28, 2022 / From News

Data from the University of NSW revealed 69.6 per cent of voters in this electorate [Gilmore] were experiencing rental stress. Read more about our Housing Crisis in the ABC South […]

Councillor’s unanimous support for SHASA’s Community Solar Farm Feasibility Study.

April 28, 2022 / From News

SHASA have progressed to the 2nd stage of the WWF Innovate to Regenerate Challenge with a successful EOI into a Community Solar Farm Feasibility Study.  SHASA sought the support of […]

Church Leaders ask Political Leaders to ‘Take Powerful Action’ on Climate Change.

April 19, 2022 / From News

Church Leaders’ Easter Statement on the Environment in an article from Eternity News by Kylie Beach

Regenerate Australia comes to Batemans Bay

April 5, 2022 / From News

The hope and climate catastrophe roadshow: ‘there’s just this thirst for optimistic story’. Article in The Guardian

Free Climate Action Now Signs

March 30, 2022 / From News

Nationwide, Australians are showing their support for climate action by displaying Climate Action Now signs on their houses, in their front yards and on their wheelie bins.    You can […]

Electric Vehicle wait times in Australia

March 28, 2022 / From News

Looking to buy a new electric vehicle? Some brands have cars parked on showroom floors – though you’ll be waiting up to three years for others. A drive.com.au Article by […]

Webinar: Electric Vehicles: Driving the future

March 23, 2022 / From News

This webinar focuses on electric vehicles (EV) and how small business can benefit from making the shift to EV’s. The NSW Government is investing almost half a billion dollars in […]

Less ‘gloom and doom’ and more jobs boom: tackling climate change together

March 21, 2022 / From News

By Dr Michelle Hamrosi published in the Bateman’s Bay Post March 21, 2022 It’s hard to feel safe these days, with climate change turbocharging extreme weather events. On what should […]

Electric Vehicle conversions take off amid soaring petrol prices

March 16, 2022 / From News

EV conversions are booming in popularity, according to a Townsville specialist. Read about it here in this article by Jade Toomey from ABC North Qld

New Bushfire and Heatwave Haven opens at Moruya Preschool

February 14, 2022 / From News

Southcoast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA) has officially opened a new bushfire and heatwave haven at Moruya Preschool Kindergarten. During the Black Summer bushfires, families sheltered in the brick preschool […]

How do we make the move to electric cars happen? Ask Norway

February 7, 2022 / From News

Two-thirds of all new cars bought by Norwegians last year were electric. Turns out you just need a government with a clue. Guardian article by John Naughton

Renewable Energy Drives Costs Down

February 3, 2022 / From News

A flood of renewable energy has helped drive down household power prices to their lowest levels in almost a decade, according to a report which suggests Australia has some of […]

e-Smart Networks – Behind the chargers…the bit you never see.

January 14, 2022 / From News

Have you ever wondered who builds, designs and installs the large-scale vehicle charging infrastructure that enables EV drivers to simply pull up, plug-in and charge? Click on this Fully Charged […]

Lighter coloured roofs – a great way to make our homes cooler in summer

January 12, 2022 / From News

Several studies have identified that a light-coloured roof can reduce heatwave temperatures by up to 10°C inside the house https://www.beagleweekly.com.au/post/lighter-roofs-a-great-way-to-make-our-homes-cooler-in-summer

Realising Electric Vehicle-to-Grid (REVS) trial

January 12, 2022 / From News

In an Australian first, the REVS project demonstrates how commercially available EVs andchargers can contribute to energy stability by transferring power back and forth into the grid.EVs will inject power […]

Rebates for electric vehicle purchases

December 24, 2021 / From News

The NSW Government is making EVs more affordable for the people of NSW by reducing the upfront cost for the first 25,000 eligible EVs sold. This incentive will make purchasing […]

Tindo Solar commits to panel recycling deal with Reclaim PV

December 24, 2021 / From News

Adelaide-based Australian PV panel manufacturer Tindo Solar has inked a deal with Reclaim PV that will see close to 100 per cent of solar the panels it produces and handles […]

Electrification and renewables could save Australians $60bn a year in energy costs

December 24, 2021 / From News

The electrification of Australia’s, and world’s, energy systems has the potential to create massive new opportunities for households and businesses to cut their energy costs and emissions footprint and create […]

All the new electric car models coming to Australia this quarter

December 7, 2021 / From News

new eSevenlectric car models have arrived or are arriving in Australia this quarter, increasing the somewhat limited choice available to drivers.


Are you currently with Powershop?

December 6, 2021 / From News

Meridian Energy (NZ) recently sold Powershop to Shell.  If you are a Powershop customer looking to switch, SHASA recommends you consider the following renewable energy providers: ENOVA Community Energy – […]

Seizing the Opportunities of the New Economy

December 2, 2021 / From News

Action by local government to undertake measures that support more uptake of renewables and the shift to electric transport will create new jobs and achieve significant savings in running costs […]

Heatwaves the silent killer – Council can do more!

December 2, 2021 / From News

Heatwaves are known as the “silent killer”. Heatwaves are more deadly that all other natural hazards combined including bushfires, floods, cyclones, and storms. The Bureau of Meteorology defines a heatwave […]

SHASA’s vision for the Eurobodalla includes a community solar farm

November 26, 2021 / From News

SHASA members Andrew Everard and Thomas Schild attended the official ceremony on 17th of November of the new Shoalhaven Community Solar Farm located just off the BTU road near Nowra […]

Master of my own destiny

November 10, 2021 / From News

ABC News published this article on the 8th November 2021. ‘Master of my own destiny’: Why this conservative town is embracing a radical renewables programThe historic wheat and sheep farming […]

Green Light for Electric Vehicle Strategy

October 28, 2021 / From News

MEDIA RELEASE from NSW GOVERNMENT 21 October 2021 Motorists in NSW are now closer than ever before to getting behind the wheel of their first electric vehicle (EV) with the […]

NSW releases masterplan for 1,000 “ultra-fast” charging bays along major routes

September 12, 2021 / From News

Giles Parkinson published this article in The Drive on 12 September 2021. Read the article here or below. The New South Wales state Liberal government has released details for its […]

Electrify Everything

September 7, 2021 / From News

The ABCNEWS online ran a story on 7 September 2021 with easy solutions to climate change. Read below or directly from the ABC here.  By technology reporter James Purtill Speaking from […]

‘Crazy attitude’: NSW Minister lashes Canberra for inaction on climate policy

September 1, 2021 / From News

By Tom Rabe The Sydney Morning Herald August 31, 2021 NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance has criticised his federal counterparts for a lack of leadership on climate action, accusing some of […]

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