Community Environment Alliance Projects

Sun shines on solar savings success

Martin and Marilyn Brown, Janelle Jenkins and her dog, Rufus and Mary and Peter Rumpf were among the Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale residents who installed solar PV systems through the Community Environment Alliance project.The Community Environment Alliance will deliver 43 solar installations as part of the community solar bulk-buy initiative...

Students’ outdoor classroom

Jed Hutchins And Jack Anderson Plant Out GroundcoversPrimary school students from Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff spent an afternoon planting trees and learning how they can protect our environment through the ‘Caring for our Bay Environment Day’ in May. Organised by Community Environment Alliance partner, Bellarine Catchment Network...

Getting recycling right

The Borough of Queenscliffe has installed recycling bins and signage at the Queenscliff Community Sports Club, Ocean View lookout and caravan parks in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale in an effort to increase recycling and reduce litter. Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor Helene Cameron said the project enabled Council to implement consistent bin...

Solar bulk-buy project underway

The Community Environment Alliance has invited six solar suppliers to submit quotations for the supply and installation of solar panels in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale through the Community Solar Bulk-buy initiative. Quotations for Round One will close on Friday, 17th April and will be evaluated by the Alternative Technology Association...

Solar bulk-buy project ready to go

Solar suppliers will soon be invited to submit quotations to supply and install solar panels on homes in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale as part of the Community Solar Bulk-buy initiative. Organised by the Community Environment Alliance, the initiative has received strong community support with 60 homes and businesses already registered to...

Volunteers needed for Clean-Up Australia Day

This year’s Clean-Up Australia Day is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever with three locations in Queenscliff registered for Clean-Up Australia Day on Sunday, March 1. Locals are encouraged to join members of the Swan Bay Environment Group, an Alliance partner, to clean up our local beaches and bushland from 9am to 12pm on the...

Program recycles 374kg of batteries

Point Lonsdale Primary School principal, Fay Agterhuis and Grade 4 student, Lucy Nicholson with another container of batteries collected by the school community and is ready for recycling.Local businesses and primary schools have joined forces with Council to make it easier for people to recycle their household batteries. Ten battery collection...

A new life for old wetsuits

Monique Bregman and Hank Renzenbrink of Sea All Dolphin Swims and Alliance facilitator, Jacqueline Wilson with some of the wetsuits ready for recycling.Wondering what to do with your old wetsuit? Then look no further than Sea All Dolphin Swims down at the Queenscliff Harbour. Alliance partner and business owner, Hank Renzenbrink has set up a...