Solar on Quaama RFS Shed

CEFE has provided $5000 funding for a ‘battery ready’ 3 kW solar installation on Quaama RFS Shed. The installation by local contractor Lakeside Electrical was completed on April 28. Another local project supported by the earnings of the IMAGINE solar farm in Tathra

CEFE AGM Monday March 9 2020

CEFE members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting and election of office bearers that will be held on Monday March 9 at 5.30 pm at 14 Canning St Bega.

You can download the agenda papers here

You can download the minutes of the last AGM here

You can download a nomination form for the positions of President, Secretary and Treasurer here. Nominations must reach the Secretary Prue Kelly by 5.30 pm on Monday March 2. Nominations have been received for all the existing office holders and they have consented to being nominated.

BVSC Climate Emergency

Both councils where CEFE is active (Bega Valley Shire Council and Northern Beaches Council have now passed Climate Emergency resolutions. CEFE members were present in the chamber on both occasions and spoke in favour of the resolution with some passion. Both councils have also signed up the the Climate Councils’ City Power Partnership Program and both are now developing climate strategies and action plans.

The Climate Emergency resolution will be one of the topics discusses at a community forum organised by the Bermagui Chapter of CEFE next Monday 14 October at the Community Centre in Bunga St from 5.30 pm to 7 pm

Other topics of relevance to residents of Bermagui and surrounding areas that will be covered are:
The all –inclusive playground
Councils’ swimming pool strategy
Possible variation to annual rates
plus much more!

Special guest speaker – Councillor Jo Dodds

Lachlan Nicholls – Broulee’s Greta Thunberg

Lachlan Nicholls – a year 12 student at St Peters Broulee organised a ‘Climate Conundrum’ meeting at Broulee on May 16 covering the Science and Ethics of the Climate Emergency. Over 300 people attended. In addition to Lachlan, there were presentations from Professor Will Steffan and Rev George Browning. Read the full report here