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

Belconnen Past Events

Nov
21
Fri
Belconnen Local Group meeting
Nov 21 @ 5:41 am – 6:41 am
Belconnen Local Group meeting

Join in discussion and make the most of this opportunity to catch up with other members, hear from invited guests on topics of interest to the group, and to share
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Mar
30
Mon
Canberra Alliance next steps
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Canberra Alliance next steps @ Downer Community Centre | Downer | Australian Capital Territory | Australia

In collaboration with ACTCOSS, Fair Go for Canberra, March Australia (Canberra) and Australia21, this meeting will progress discussions that were held on Monday 23 April 2015 to discuss the possibility of creating a Canberra Alliance.
Discussion points will include:

Extending reach and engagement in KTC, and documenting findings so interested orgs can understand community priorities and aspirations
Facilitating people who are keen on civic engagement participating in existing orgs and campaigns
Hosting forums to build shared agenda and aggregate political influence through collaborative effo1 ...
May
10
Sun
Belconnen Local Group Meeting
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Belconnen Local Group to plan:

Group structure (how frequently do we want to meet, when and where do we meet);
Activities we want to undertake; and
Projects we want to be involved in.

Email belconnen@see-change.org.au if you would like to come along, or would like to know more details.
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Jun
14
Sun
Belconnen Local Group Meeting
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Join the Belconnen Local Group for its June meeting.
At this meeting we will identify what we plan to do for the remainder of this year.
This meeting follows on from the one held in May where we compiled a list of activities/projects that we thought could be undertaken by the group.
Email belconnen@see-change.org.au if you would like to come along, or would like to know more details.
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Sustainable House Tour
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm
Sustainable House Tour @ Location provided when you register | Hawker | Australian Capital Territory | Australia

This home features a 6.4kW photovoltaic (solar power) system, solar hot water, double glazed windows, tiled floors for thermal mass, heat pump heating, summer shading and rainwater tanks plumbed into the house.
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Aug
30
Sun
Innovative Models for Affordable Housing – Sustainability Talks Series
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the SEE-Change Belconnen Local Group for a presentation and information session, and soup.
Please register by Monday 24 August and note your dietary requirements  so we know how much soup to prepare.

The talks will include:
Vauban & Rieselfeld – A case study in Sustainable Districts: Leigh Duxson

This presentation outlines the social history of Freiburg Germany since the 70’s and in this context the development of two districts which have become significant examples of sustainable urban development. Comparisons will be made between these districts and where possible with Australian maj1 ...
Sep
16
Wed
SEE-Change Belconnen Meeting
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
SEE-Change Belconnen Meeting @ Belconnen Community Centre

Our September meeting will be held at the Belconnen Community Centre on 16 September 2015 from 7:30-9:00.
The meeting will include a talk by Dyesol a renewable energy company (based in Queanbeyan) on how it is developing low cost solar technology using the principles of photosynthesis.
Please let us know (email belconnen@see-change.org.au) if you are planning on coming so we have an idea of numbers.
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Talk on a new solar cell technology being developed by Dyesol
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Talk on a new solar cell technology being developed by Dyesol @ Belconnen Community Centre

The Belconnen local group has organised this talk by Dyesol a renewable energy company in Queanbeyan developing low cost solar technology using the principles of photosynthesis.
Read this Re New Economy article about Dyesol for some additional background information
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Oct
16
Fri
Visit to Cullerin Wind Farm
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Visit to Cullerin Wind Farm @ Cullerin Wind Farm | Gunning | New South Wales | Australia

The Belconnen Local Group has arranged a visit to a wind farm on a property at Cullerin Range near Gunning.
This should be a really interesting tour, as you will hopefully get to experience being up close to the turbines, and to hear about their operation and efficiency.
They are on a working farm property and are run by Origin Energy.
If enough people are interested, we will arrange to meet together at a cafe for lunch prior to the tour.
Numbers for the tour are limited and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so if you plan to come you will need to register for this 1 ...
Feb
23
Tue
Theories of Change
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Theories of Change @ Belconnen Community Centre, Meeting Room 1 | Belconnen | Australian Capital Territory | Australia

Our social world is subject to many forces, often due to human behaviour.
Sometimes change might seem advantageous, but changing behaviour is not always easy even though we may aspire to this.
Where is it best to direct our change efforts – personal, local community, work, society?
What is our theory of our best approach?
You are warmly invited to participate in a group discussion on “Theories of Change “ run in a Kitchen Table format by the Belconnen SEE-Change group.
We will listen respectfully to each other as we explore the questions “What are the desired outcomes you would like change to1 ...

With thanks to our

Sponsors

  • ACT Government Environment and Planning
  • The Association of Independent Schools of the ACT (AISACT)
  • Catholic Education Office (Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn)
  • Education and Training Directorate
  • ACT Government