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Renewable Energy for Monaro — when do we want it?

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Queanbeyan audience hears Monaro could repower the state for less cost then new coal WHILE THE CURRENT government is busy turning off the lights and committing Australia to another decade of coal-powered darkness, around the country the electorate is moving on with the push for cleaner and more reliable energy. In our

Repower Monaro

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Community group to politicians: where are you? MORE THAN 30 supporters of regional clean energy action group, Repower Monaro, gathered outside John Barilaro's Queanbeyan office last week. It was part of a local push for the NSW government to break the state’s addiction to fossil fuels and commit to a cleaner

Let no waste be wasted

A visit to the Veolia waste treatment plant at Woodlawn By Graham Franklin-Browne. EVER WONDERED how geographically vast Sydney really is, or how far its presence extends? For most of us around here the state capital still seems a respectable distance away – and we generally like to keep it that way. It's a

Households struggling with increased energy costs

Tips for swapping retailers As government staggers toward a solution for Australia's energy woes, online energy brokers are reporting a large increase in the number of calls from business and residential consumers desperate to secure a better deal from energy retailers Corporate Affairs manager for online comparison service, iSelect, Laura Crowden, recently

Seniors under shadow of wrecking ball

Queanbeyan senior citizens were dismayed to learn last month that they may have become the first casualties of QPRC's planned redevelopment of the Queanbeyan CBD. In July the Queanbeyan Senior Citizens Group received official notification from council that it would have to move from its purpose-built centre off Crawford Street by

Queanbeyan’s controversial new road goes to tender assessment

Despite vigorous neighbourhood protest over poor public consultation, loss of amenity and and habitat destruction along the proposed roadway through suburbs and bushland, the controversial, Ellerton-Drive Extension (EDE) project has been pushed another step towards construction. In May Queanbeyan-Palerang Council received seven tenders and six alternative proposals for the construction project.

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