The following websites may be useful when seeking information regarding sustainable products or services available in this region. Council does not endorse specific products or services.
Green Building Council of Australia - Information about green building practices.
Your Home - Resources for sustainable building and renovations including rainwater, solar panels and building material use.
Good Environmental Choice - Independent assessment of environmentally sensitive products.
Ethical Consumer Guide - Information in regards to the production of everyday consumer products and its source or impact
Saving Energy and Emissions
Clean Energy Council of Australia - Information about renewable and alternative energy and lists of accredited installers
Carbon Offsets, Carbon Neutral - An independent review of and guide to carbon offset programs available in Australia
Drive Green - How to calculate vehicle emissions and about purchasing carbon offsets
Save Power - Useful information on cutting your power and energy bills and reducing your greenhouse gas emissions https://energysaver.nsw.gov.au
Cut Your Power Bills NSW - Information about cutting your power bills and getting the best deal from your energy provider https://www.energy.gov.au/
Federal Government Department of Environment:
Information on living sustainably.
Information for households, community and industry on adapting to climate change and reducing overall impact.
Federal Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science:
Your Energy Savings - information about saving energy and water and government assistance.
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH):
Tips and information on how to make your domestic lifestyle more resource-efficient, with advice on economical energy and water usage, recycling, reducing waste and saving money in your home and garden.
Government programs and financial assistance
Local Land Services
Landholder incentives for creek restoration, and vegetation protection and management.