News & Announcements

Congratulations to World Champions Team Hydron 

There is no denying Formula 1 is intensive on the environment. The calculated footprint in 2019 was 256,511 tonnes of CO2e. The current report and recent departure of driver Sebastian Vettel due to climate concerns, demonstrates the industry is understanding that climate action and innovation is necessity if the sport is to continue. The team at Hydron contacted us prior to the competition to find out about calculating and offsetting their footprint.

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Grants Available for Small Community Groups  

For Landholders and others interested in revegetation work, there is now some support available. Grants of up to $2,500 may be available for those who have ideas on increasing ground cover and want to try them out. This small grants program will support the purchase of seedlings and/or seed.

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IPCC Report: Stark warnings; Practical Action.

If the recent flooding has shown us anything, it’s that we cannot and should not rely on slow-moving bureaucracies to solve the problems that face us. We can and must take action as individuals, families and communities. The future is in our hands.

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Carbon Footprint Calculator by Carbon Positive Australia

Silver at The Anthem Awards – Gold for Climate Change

Carbon Positive Australia’s own Carbon Footprint Calculator has taken a Silver Award in the category ‘Sustainability, Environment, and Climate Special Projects’. The entry was made by the team at Anthologie who partnered with our organisation in the technological development of the calculator.

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Comprehending COP26

For almost three decades, world governments have met nearly every year to establish how best to respond to the world’s climate emergency. Under the 1992 treaty, the UNFCC declared that every country on Earth was bound to “avoid dangerous climate change” and find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. What sets this COP apart from previous conferences is the urgency to reach Net Zero by 2050.

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Environmental Empowerment by Powering Down: Earth Hour

Earth Hour is more than just an hour for the planet. It’s a movement for our future and a call to reduce our energy consumption, one consumer at a time. We all have the power to change the way that we use resources. Small behavioural changes, when added together, can have a considerable impact.

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