Merry Christmas from NEEN

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 | No Comments
Merry Christmas from NEEN

Season’s greetings to you, our NEEN community! With Christmas nearly upon us,  I  take a moment to reflect on the journey so far and think about where we are headed in 2015. The National Energy Efficiency Network has had a huge year establishing 28 learning communities across Australia. It’s been my pleasure to visit every State […]

NEEN’s Gareth Johnston looks at energy efficiency & how it fits into our current energy landscape

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 | No Comments
NEEN’s Gareth Johnston looks at energy efficiency & how it fits into our current energy landscape

It today’s opinion editorial,  NEEN National Leader Gareth Johnston reflects on the current energy landscape and what it means for us at a community level. With the recent UN Climate Summit in New York and the release of the latest science report from the IPCC, people seem to be talking about climate change and clean energy again.  […]

NEEN+ Learning Communities – what are they and why are they so powerful?

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 | No Comments
NEEN+ Learning Communities – what are they and why are they so powerful?

“In comparison to the ‘real world’, the change lab (Learning Community) aspires to be a space within which it is safe to do things differently, be that shifting power relations or fostering a culture where mistakes are the basis of learning. The fast-changing nature of society today means that in some ways the strategies developed within […]

NEEN+ Brisbane Meeting: Show me the Money

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 | No Comments
NEEN+ Brisbane Meeting: Show me the Money

Brisbane Learning Community Meeting – 7.8.14 The NEEN+ Brisbane Learning Community gathering earlier this month provided insight into a number of the funding and finance options available to help support energy efficiency behaviours at your organisation. The meeting was designed to support the development of a learning community, so we started first with looking at what a learning community […]

NEENNSW: A new narrative

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 | No Comments
NEENNSW: A new narrative

After an exciting series of launch events across Australia, the NEEN team came together on July 16th to complete the circle and introduce the network, and its vision, to the New South Wales community sector.  Held at Carriageworks in Sydney, NEENNSW attracted leaders from community organisations who were keen to start a conversation about energy efficiency, renewables and the sustainability of Australian communities into the future. There […]

NEEN+ Canberra: June 2014 workshop

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 | No Comments

On June 18th a group from the #NEENACT network came together as a NEEN+ Canberra learning community to further the conversation and connections created at the NEEN launch event in April. Held at the Australian Centre for Christianity & Culture in Canberra and hosted by the Rt Reverend Professor Stephen Pickard, the workshop explored practical ways for NEEN […]

Photo Gallery: NEENWA

Posted on Jun 17, 2014 | No Comments
Photo Gallery: NEENWA

The launch of NEEN to Western Australian organisations on Thursday 12th June was a huge success. Thank you to all who attended NEENWA and contributed to the developing picture of how community organisations can work together to become more energy efficiency and in doing so create a community for change. We look forward to seeing you at future events.

NEENTAS opens with an inspirational Hobart launch

Posted on May 22, 2014 | No Comments
NEENTAS opens with an inspirational Hobart launch

On Wednesday 21st of May the NEENTAS launch event took place in the Baha’i Centre of Learning in Hobart. Rated as a 9.2 star building, the venue inspired with its stunning environmentally conscious design and helped shape the strong connections and collaborative spirit experienced on the day. Here are some insights shared by our guest speakers. Retired Archbishop Adrian […]

NEENVIC launch- rich diversity at its best

Posted on May 10, 2014 | No Comments
NEENVIC launch- rich diversity at its best

May 9th was a momentous occasion for the NEEN team, with the official launch of NEENVIC taking place in Melbourne, Victoria. With over 60 delegates in attendance, Melbourne’s diverse cultural community, faith and social support sectors were out in force, with only ill health and emergencies standing in the way of a full house of “Transformative Enablers” […]