ABC News published this article on the 8th November 2021.
‘Master of my own destiny’: Why this conservative town is embracing a radical renewables program
The historic wheat and sheep farming town of Katanning is embarking on a project to change not just how it gets electricity, but who gets the money. Deep in the Wheatbelt south-east of Perth, this is a conservative heartland. The region has voted for Liberal or country parties at the state and federal level for more than a century. Far from the “inner-city enclaves” often referenced in the national climate debate, it’s not the type of town where you might expect to find a renewable energy.