Local Upcoming Events
LVSG monthly meeting

Date: Tuesday 11th October 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Gippsland Multi-Cultural Centre, 100 Buckley St Morwell

LVSG monthly meeting

Date: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Gippsland Multi-Cultural Centre, 100 Buckley St Morwell

Mission Statement
The LVSG will endeavour to educate, guide and assist residents and businesses of the Greater Latrobe Valley region in attaining a community with economic growth and a sustainable way of life for now and into the future.

Who are we?
The Latrobe Valley Sustainability Group is a grass roots citizens’ group dedicated to encouraging the acceptance and understanding of the principles of Sustainability by the wider community.

We use as our focus the idea that human induced climate change affects the whole planet, but solutions to it are only to be found when all of Earth’s citizens take responsibility at a local level for how they use resources.

We believe that the transition from fossil fuel based energy to energy derived from renewable sources is a matter of urgency. We are aware that if greenhouse gases are allowed to increase, modern society will not be able to continue with the quality of life we enjoy at the present. Alternative, sustainable and renewable means of producing our energy and material needs must be developed as a matter of urgency.


Major Upcoming Events
Walk with the Valley for a just transition
Date: Monday the 19th – Sunday 25th September, 2016
Time: 8:00am – 11am
Venue: Railway Avenue, Pakenham, Victoria, Australia
Information about the event: Join the walk to Morwell for a Just Transition in the Latrobe Valley! September 19 - 26, 2016 We are walking in solidarity with people in the Valley, and calling on our government to commit to concrete plans to support sustainable livelihoods and the environment. This is about the Valley, but it's also about all of us. The health of our climate and our communities depends on swift and drastic action. And we are prepared to go a long way to make this happen (100km to be exact!)

For more information and to Register http://earthworkercooperative.com.au/walk-with-the-valley/

Waste Expo 2016
Date: 4th - 5th October, 2016
Time: Variable
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Information about the event: Waste Expo brings together Australasia's key solution providers across all areas of waste management, recycling and sustainability. Attracting over 2000 industry delegates annually and presenting a varied showcase of equipment and new products, the free event offers a free exhibition as well as a conference program, 'Waste Summit'. The expo is suitable for professionals from the public and private sectors, facilities including sporting, hospitality and entertainment venues, as well as transport and health care for whom waste management, resource recovery and sustainable solutions are increasingly vital.

http://www.wasteexpo.com.au/

All energy 2016
Date: 4th - 5th October, 2016
Time: Variable
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Information about the event: All-Energy Australia is Australia’s most comprehensive clean and renewable energy event in the clean energy sector. The event is a free to attend, business-to-business conference and exhibition. This year’s first-rate conference streams will include smart grid, community energy, solar energy, government initiatives, market developments, low carbon transport, bioenergy, wind energy, energy storage, energy efficiency and more. The Clean Energy Council will also host the ATRAA Dinner, the Professional Development Day for solar designers and installers, and the Women in Renewables Luncheon. All-Energy Australia will also offer networking opportunities and much more. Registration is now open.

http://www.all-energy.com.au/