Enova Community Energy is well on the way to achieving its minimum start-up capital of $3 million, with $1.1 million subscribed in less than 6 weeks. To allow greater opportunity for investment the share offer has been extended to close at 5.00pm (AEST) on 27 November 2015.
A new group has been founded in Mullumbimby with an aim to create a totally renewable energy future for the town. Community-Owned Renewable Energy Mullumbimby have received seed funding through the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to hold a community gathering that aims to foster conversations about renewable Mullumbimby
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment is taking expressions of interest from people with expertise in at least one of the following areas: planning, architecture, heritage, environment, urban design, land economics, traffic and transport, law, engineering, tourism, government and public administration for the Northern Region Joint Regional Planning Panel.
A community consultation on the new $40 million Ballina super school will start next month. Plans to merge Ballina High School and Southern Cross K-12 School in a new, state-of-the-art facility were announced in February this year. Public consultation will commence in October.
Ahead of competition from McDonalds and Westpac, the Richmond Valley Council has been named NSW Large Employer of the Year. The judges said they were impressed by the council’s efforts to provide jobs for young people in particular – addressing youth unemployment issues.
Enova Community Energy Ltd. share offer was released on 20 August 2015 and is continuing to gain momentum. Enova Community Energy’s values align to being of community and environmental benefit, with a model that proposes to provide competitive service and rates to consumers while giving back to the community.
Lismore Regional Gallery’s current exhibition, Hiromi Tango Art Magic: Remnant, is the result of an interactive exploration between Hiromi Tango, Community Engagement Facilitator Claudie Flock and various local community groups and members. Hiromi Tango is an acclaimed sculptural installation and performance artist who uses textiles to weave together tactile and immersive environments by hand.
The Northern Rivers Social Development Council (NRSDC) will once again be ‘putting on the glitz’ at this year’s 5th annual Northern Region Community Sector Ball and Awards night being held on Friday, November 27, at Lismore City Hall. With ‘Glitter and Gold’ set as the evening’s theme, the event is again set to be a glamorous affair with great entertainment, MCs, music, dancing, performance and delicious cuisine.
Destination Byron and Northern Rivers Food have teamed up for an upcoming tourism industry symposium and networking function at The Farm Byron Bay & Byron Beach Cafe. The Symposium will be held from 1-5pm at The Farm, 11 Ewingsdale Road Byron Bay, on Friday 18th September. Keynote speakers and discussion panels will address the key market areas of food and sports tourism, business, conventions and events, and being internationally ready.
The State policy which governs the way that mining, petroleum production and extractive material resource proposals are assessed and developed in NSW is called the State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) 2007 (Mining SEPP). The Mining SEPP came into effect on Wedneday 2 September aims and to manage and sustainably develop these resources for the social and economic benefit of the community.
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