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New South Wales

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Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Local sustainability initiatives[edit]

Please see our local or city pages via the New South Wales category, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.

Initiatives by topic[edit]


Wikipedia: New South Wales, Aquatic protected areas

Community energy[edit]

Lismore Community Solar, aims to create two 100kW solarfarms through a partnership between local community members and Lismore City Council ~ with funding provided by local community ‘impact’ investors and operation of the solarfarms by Lismore City Council.

Cycling activism[edit]

Bicycle information for New South Wales - Bicycle NSW - Bike riders, information from Transport for NSW

Wikipedia: Cycling in New South Wales: (including its capital Sydney) is a common form of recreation. In 2009, cycling was the fifth-most popular sports/physical activities in NSW.

Food activism[edit]

Permaculture Blue Mountains - Slowfood BlueMountains on facebook

Open spaces[edit]

Wikipedia: Protected areas of New South Wales: At 30 June 2010 there were 776 separate terrestrial protected areas with a total land area of 6,641,256 hectares (16,410,900 acres) (8.29% of the state’s area). 189 of these are national parks, totalling 5,045,422 hectares (12,467,510 acres).

News and comment[edit]


Time banking in New South Wales, May 22 [1]

Could Byron Bay transition to zero carbon?, March 10 [2]


Home to World’s Largest Coal Port, Newcastle City Council Divests from Fossil Fuels, August 26 [3]


Lismore gives green light to 200kW community owned solar farm, December 10 [4]


Sustaining Community, Families, community engagement and environmental sustainability - for parents, students, practitioners and anyone who wants to make a difference. By Graeme Stuart from the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle.



Nov 10, 12 - 13 Fair Share festival,

Local communities in New South Wales[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: New South Wales


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