Enabling change in our Society, Environment and Economy (SEE)

Media and Awards

SEE-Change is regularly in the media inspiring, informing and supporting Canberran’s to reduce their ecological footprint and improve their well-being.

SEE-Change has also received a number of awards in recognition of our successful achievements.


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The following list is where SEE-Change has appeared in the media:

2017:

2016:

2015:

2014


Media Releases

The following list is of SEE-Change media releases:

2016:

2015:

  • 24 November 2015: Champions of Change workshop to support positive change in Canberra
    Local Canberra community organisation SEE-Change in collaboration with CDNet: The Community Development Network, is having a ‘Champions of Change’ workshop to support those making change happen in our community.
  • 30 October 2015: Neighbourhoods across Canberra are set to become Transition Streets
    Local Canberra community organisations SEE-Change and Communities at Work, in collaboration with Minister Yvette Berry, Minister for Housing and Community Services, today launched a new program that will support neighbourhoods to get to know each other better, at the same time as exploring ways to take actions to become more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.
  • 8 October 2015: Canberra Transition Town is meeting again!
    Canberra’s community and environmental organisations are once again coming together to strengthen sustainability networking and collaboration across the ACT on Monday 12 October 2015.
  • 18 September 2015: Electric bike bulk buy is on again!
    Local Canberra community organisations SEE-Change and Pedal Power ACT, in collaboration with Switched on Cycles, are running an electric bike bulk buy that could save you as much as $300 on a new electric bike.
  • 8 September 2015: Local green home opens to public
    Local community group, SEE-Change, is collaborating with the owners of ‘One of a Kind Apartments’ as part of Sustainable House Day 2015 on Sunday 13 September, an event that allows the public to see and learn from the best environmental homes across Australia.
  • 20 August 2015: Sustainability Talks Series to showcase affordable housing models
    Local community group SEE-Change will inform Canberrans about how they can cut both the cost of living and the cost of home ownership, as part of a regular Sustainability Talks Series.
  • 17 August 2015: Students take climate change actions to Legislative Assembly committee
    ACT student Cabinet Ministers will present their ideas for tackling climate change to the Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Planning, Environment, Territory and Municipal Services on Wednesday 19 August.
  • 29 July 2015: Zero Carbon Canberra to be showcased at National Science Week expo
    Local Canberra organisations, research bodies, businesses and the ACT Government are collaborating at this year’s National Science Week STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) expo on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August, in a showcase display titled ‘The Future – Makers: Zero Carbon Canberra’.
  • 9 June 2015: New toolkit to help communities develop and profit from solar farm ownership
    SEE-Change and Solarshare today launched a community solar energy toolkit to assist local residents reap financial rewards through developing and owning a community renewable energy project.
  • 28 April 2015: Curtain Retrofits to warm homes of those that most need it this winter
    Local community groups SEE-­Change, St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn and Canberra Loves 40%, are working together to provide curtains free of charge to people living in disadvantage.
  • 4 February 2015: SEE-Change in Gungahlin
    Local grass roots community action group SEE-Change is looking to establish a new Gungahlin local group and are inviting all Gungahlin residents who would like to see change happening in their local area to come along to an information session.
  • 21 January 2015: Sustainable house tours kicking off with a container
    Local community group SEE-Change, in collaboration with ACTSmart and the ACT Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects, are again having regular sustainable house tours throughout 2015.

2014:

  • 7 September 2014: Local community groups educate neighbours
    Local community group, SEE-Change, is conducting tours through local green homes for Sustainable House Day 2014 to educate and inspire neighbours to start living more environmentally responsible.
  • Tuesday 17 June 2014: Leave winter at the door
    Local community groups SEE-Change and the Canberra Environment Centre, in collaboration with ACTSmart, are running workshops this winter to help you leave winter at the door.
  • 16 June 2014: No dig garden supporting the vulnerable
    On Sunday 29 June, local community groups Canberra City Farm, Communities@Work and SEE- Change will be holding a workshop to bring the community together and support the vulnerable in our community.
  • Thursday 12 June 2014: Sustainable houses opening all year round
    Local community group SEE-Change, in collaboration with ACTSmart, the ACT Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects and the organisers of Sustainable House Day, have extended the ‘open house day’ from once a year to once a month.
  • 24 April 2014: Car Share coming to Canberra
    Local community group SEE-Change and climate action group Canberra Loves 40% are engaging with the ACT Government to establish a car share scheme for the ACT.
  • 1 April 2014: Helping renters and owners keep warm this winter
    Local community group SEE-Change, in collaboration with ACTSmart, are running ‘house blitz’ workshops to help renters and owners to keep warm this winter.
  • 4 February 2014: GreenPower to the people
    SEE-Change today launched the Community Climate Chest (C3) in Canberra, which offers the Canberra community a lower GreenPower rate with a tax deduction, while supporting a local community group.

Awards

The following list are awards SEE-Change has received:

  • 2015 – Keep Australia Beautiful ACT – Winner of Community Action and Wellbeing Award – for the Canberra Curtain Retrofit Project
  • 2015 – Keep Australia Beautiful ACT – Commendation for Environmental Sustainability and Energy Innovation Award – for the Canberra Curtain Retrofit Project
  • 2013 – Keep Australia Beautiful ACT – Environmental Advocacy and Innovation Award – for the 2020 Vision Imagining a Sustainable Canberra
  • 2010 – Floriade Imagination Certificate of Appreciation – for SEE-Change support of Floriade 2010

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