Our Solar at Risk: Brisbane Public Meeting to Defend Solar

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Do you have or love solar? Do you want to see a strong solar future for Australia?

Over 5 million Australians are living under a solar roof. By going solar, these families have taken power over their electricity bills while doing their part for the environment - and many more families want to do the same. But, this growth of solar is hurting the profits of big energy companies. These companies are making it harder for families to go solar and are in the ears of our politicians, telling them that solar is a problem. That's why our politicians keep changing solar policies - like slashing solar tariffs and trying to bring in a tax on the sun.

For the first time, large numbers of Solar Citizens will be coming together to hear from expert speakers, discuss the issues and prepare to act against the rapidly growing threats to solar.

The evening will include stories from solar owners, discussion of threats to solar, opportunities to take action and the launch of a campaign to keep solar strong. Guest speakers include:

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NIGEL MORRIS

Nigel is director of Solar Business Services and a solar industry expert. He has almost 20 years of experience in the PV industry, including management and supply of literally hundreds of large and small scale solar projects around the country.

 

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LINDSAY SOUTAR

Lindsay is National Director and founder of Solar Citizens. She has extensive experience in advocacy and community campaigning.

 

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GILES PARKINSON

Giles is a journalist of 30 years experience, including with the Australian Financial Review, The Bulletin magazine and The Australian. He is well known for his role as founder of the online blog RenewEconomy. Giles will be the MC for this event.

 

Come to this Public Meeting to help defend solar - RSVP now!

ARRIVE FROM 6:00PM FOR A 6:30PM START

WHEN
June 05, 2014 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Ashgrove Baptist Church
7 Firhill St
Ashgrove, QLD 4060
Australia
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CONTACT
Taegen Edwards
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Sheila Andrews Stuart Richards Mario Bonanno Lachlan Smith George Murdoch Mark Lee Peter Keown Nicholas Lloyd Jake Schoermer Paul Eva Barbara Bishop Cheryl Motton Scott Farquhar Kate Kena Frank Gardner Jenny Jarman Glen Jarman John Morison Gordon Bossley Anthony Buckwell Alycia Johnston Sally Elizabeth Amelia Hicks Belinda Billing Mosez Bettison Mark Daniel Nadia Sim Christine Lawrie Aston McNamara Muller Gaele Maat Glenn Nissen Darren Walters Peter Nisbet Tsu Rathborne Helen Smythe Agnes Tamehana Eve Illusion Cj Harding Jenny Leitch Miriam Hocking Joan McPherson Doug Green Mic Feather Robyn Coates Jack Williams Terence Mark Thompson Margaret Pierce Diana Meiers

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