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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Seal sightings prompt warning to leave animals alone

A high number of seal sightings on WA beaches has prompted wildlife authorities t...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
RET wind back adds to west coast woes

Uncertainty over the Renewable Energy Target (RET) is creating more anxiety on Ta...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Explained: The Renewable Energy Target (RET)
Reporter Kerrin Binnie explains Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Carbon price round two: let's get it right this time

A tax and dividend system to tackle climate change could solve the current policy...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Karl Beckett says Goonoo at risk
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
SA to pass its Renewable Energy Target: Minister

South Australia will press ahead with its own Renewable Energy Target (RET) regar...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Growing veggies safely in your Sydney backyard

Studying soil samples taken from around 500 backyards in Sydney, one university r...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Pro-fossil fuel interests behind RET review: Flannery

The Climate Council says the panel that reviewed the Renewable Energy Target (RET...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014
Conservationist protests SA marine park changes

A decorated conservationist who lends her name to one of South Australia's new ma...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014
Household solar energy subsidies should be cut back: government review

Government subsidies for household solar panels and water heaters could be scrapp...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014
The Great Dividing Range
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Welcome to the Portland Sustainability Group website

The Portland Sustainability Group is a not for profit group of volunteers who are committed to helping people and our community become more sustainable.

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Next events

Portland foreshore - Sunday, 17th November. 12 noon till 2pm!



LED Lightbulb bulk purchase.

We've now got some LED Bulbs! Call Peter on 0408 307730.

They're $15 each and are halogen downlight replacements, and in most cases will save about $30 per year each - that's right a 6-month payback!

So if you change 10 over you can save $300 per year, from a $150 outlay.

We only have 60 left so be quick!




Previous events

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15/11/2013
National dayof Climate Action!
Sometimes it's good to hear things from a different perspective, and absorb some new ideas. This Sunday you can!
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Getup Website



12/09/2013
VicWind information night in Portland on Tuesday 17th Sept
VicWind members and supporters will be gathering this Tuesday night to hear two guest speakers and discuss building local support for wind energy. It would be lovely if you were able to join us. This will also be a good chance to meet and talk with o
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VicWind Website



14/06/2013
Occupy Love - Film screening.
Occupy Love - Film screening.
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28/04/2013
Raw Food Workshop
Join Mandy Beattie for a relaxing interactive "Raw Food Workshop". Mandy shares some of her favourite recipes she learnt on her journey to provide her family with a healthy diet. Up to five delicious recipes to make, taste, and share.
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24/02/2013
Portland's Summer Solar BBQ a great success!
The Portland Sustainability Group was proud to take part in the national
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Solar Citizens Campaign



21/02/2013
Portland South Primary School - Kitchen Garden needs rescuing!
A working bee to have a big clean-up in the Portland South Primary School vegie patch is set for Saturday 2nd March from 9am. The school is a great supporter of the PSG and would be very grateful of any help from the PSG members or greater comm
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19/02/2013
Summer Solar BBQ!
Join with members of your local community and the local solar industry to celebrate the success of solar in Portland!
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National Campaign Info



13/02/2013
Wind Farm Walking Tours
In support of the Victorian Sustainable Living Festival, Pacific Hydro is offering free guided tours of its Cape Bridgewater wind farm. This is a rare opportunity to view a working wind turbine up close and meet our site staff.
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06/02/2013
Portland Community Garden Gathering - Supported by the Portland Sustainability Group.
Here’s a super-quick promo and reminder of Wayne Barrett’s public gathering on the corner of Fitzgerald and Otway Streets Portland, to support his efforts to have this land turned into a community garden.
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