Local Actions Have Global Consequences
The Benalla Sustainable Future Group was established in 2010 by Benalla & District residents concerned about environmental sustainability and the lack of action on climate change both locally & nationally. By coming together we can work towards a more sustainable future & a cleaner planet.
Petition with 600 signatures presented to Benalla Rural City Council on declaring a Climate Emergency
"Our request is that Council:
BSFG's Climate Science Talks, Friday 26th February
Few seats were left at the Benalla Town Hall on Friday 26 February when experienced Climate Scientists Dr Lynne Bettio and Dr Leanne Webb addressed the subject of Climate Change. They presented facts relating to rising temperatures in Benalla and the world at large, and future projections, especially for our local region. Their projections for where we will be if we stay on the same course weren't pretty! However, they also presented alternative solutions which require massive change including ... Keep reading
BSFG's February 2021 Newsletter (#29) BSFG President Peter Holmes reminds us that 'Climate Change has not disappeared under a Covid Blanket' and provides an informative update on the Climate Emergency Series he is attending in Melbourne. Electronic Vehicles feature in two articles - 'The EV Revolution may just be Sooner Than You Think' by Peter Holmes and 'Does an EV suit your needs? by Ian Herbert. Ian also challenges us to consider whether we 'Are part of the One Percent?' while Peter Maddock encourages us to reflect on 'Societal Transformation required to Stay Below 1.5 degrees Centigrade'. Next newsletter deadline April 25 - contributions welcome...
Benalla Sustainable Future Group encourages anyone interested in climate change issues and a more sustainable lifestyle to subscribe to our mailing list, become a member of our group & participate in our activities.
One-year membership is $25 per household or $20 if already a member of the Bulk Food Co-operative. A three-year membership is $60. We now have a $5 membership for full time students 18 years and under.
Benalla Sustainable Future Group has a number of action groups looking at different aspects of Environmental Sustainability which may interest you. Perhaps you are interested in finding out about BSFG's Renewable Energy Benalla action group, or in initiating a group yourself?
Petitions, Film Festival; Market Stalls; Speakers; Sustainable Business Award; Workshops; Upcycled Bags; AGM's; Mentoring; Building Forums; Food Coop; Climate March and more...
REB's Community Energy Project - Munro Ave Preschool
On They Go! Solar Panel installation at Munro Avenue Preschool on Friday 9th April. REB's Community Energy Project launch - May 6th.
BSFG on Twitter
Christine Holmes has retired as Convenor of the Food Co-op after 10 years - read Chris's retirement letter/'little history of the Food Co-op'
Banner: Solar Panels being installed on Friday April 9th by Solar Gain at Munro Avenue Kindergarten as part of Renewable Energy Benalla's Community Energy Project. Find out more.