Fair Go Forum. Saving money in your home and business

In the Wide Bay Burnett, energy access is a key factor in our quality of life, in building strong regional businesses and creating job opportunities for everyone.

Come along to this exciting forum and hear from experts on what is causing high gas prices, how that flows through into electricity prices, what businesses can do to reduce energy costs and increase efficiency, and what opportunities are available for on-farm renewables. 


Bruce Robertson, IEEFA:  Investment Analyst Bruce Robertson has been a fund manager and professional investor for over 32 years. He has worked with Perpetual Trustees, UBS, Nippon Life Insurance and BT and is an active participant in the national debate on energy issues in Australia.

Bruce will be discussing the current gas market, gas prices and how that is affecting our electricity prices.

Ross Anderson EcoBiz: Ross is a champion of change working to improve economic and business outcomes through sustainable practice.  Ross is an ecoBiz Sustainability Coach for the Wide Bay Region, including Bundaberg and Maryborough.
CCIQ ecoBiz is a free program, funded by the Queensland Government, that helps businesses save money across their energy, water and waste bills.

Chris Briggs ISF: Chris Briggs is a Research Principal at the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF), University of Technology. Chris has a combination of climate, energy and labour market expertise developed over 20 years of experience working in roles as a political adviser, policy maker, program leader and researcher.  Past roles include State Coordinator for the NSW Renewable Energy Precincts Program which undertook project facilitation and community engagement in regional areas.
Chris is currently a Technical Director at the Business Renewables Centre-Australia, a not-for-profit organisation established with funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and NSW/Victorian Government to assist organisations implement renewable energy power purchase agreements with solar and wind farms.  At ISF, major projects include a report on clean energy options for farmers, pilots on how businesses can combine demand management to maximise the value of solar, a survey of jobs in renewable energy, case studies on energy transition in coal regions and the first study to estimate the total potential for rooftop solar in Australia (CEFC).

When: 2pm Tuesday 29th October 2019

Venue: Bundaberg Civic Centre, 190 Bourbong St, Bundaberg Central, 4670

Cost: FREE

Andrew Beckenhauer Ben Artup Matthew Cathcart Kylie Jackson Antonella Halpin Judy Plath Ursula Lueg Amanda Barnes Anna Hitchcock Penelope Taylor Jannean Dean Peter Van Beek Michael Tuesley Marianna Reid Vicki Perrin

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