Archive for 2007


sustainability news 21 December 2007

MASG News and Events For more info call 5470 6978 MASG thankyou: we are so grateful to all the businesses, […]

sustainability news 13th Dec 2007

MASG NEWS AND EVENTS For more info call 5470 6978 MASG office closed on 24th December and re-opens on January […]

sustainability news 6 Dec 2007

A MASG Christmas gift! Could there be a better Christmas present than MASG membership? We don’t think so. If you […]

sustainability news 30th Nov 2007

Clean Energy Lights up Christmas: MASG Christmas Lights competition The Sustainability Group is looking for the best Christmas lights display […]

sustainability news 22nd Nov 2007

MASG social and thankyou: – celebrate our successful spring-time of sustainability! Friday 30th November, 5.30 -7pm. In the last two […]

sustainability news 15 Nov 2007

MASG NEWS: Grass-Roots Eco Action Networking (GREAN) Conference – a gathering of like-minded climate action groups in Albury: 24-25 Nov. […]

MASG’s Big Night Out : Friday 16 Nov 07

Note: see Recent Articles below for latest e-news link. Full house for “MASG’s Big Night Out”: We had great night […]

sustainable e-news 10 Nov 2007

MASG spring calendar event summary: 9th & 10th Nov: Renewables Expo – Dr Mark Diesendorf opening night 11 November: Walk […]

Federal Election – Policies Overview

Federal Election 1: Candidates Forum: 14th Nov, Agitation Hill, Castlemaine, 7pm. Federal Election 2 : Party Positions: Labor’s National Solar […]

sustainable e-news 1st Nov 2007

MASG spring calendar event summary: 9th & 10th Nov: Renewables Expo – Dr Mark Diesendorf opening night 11 November: Walk […]

sustainable e-news 26 Oct 2007

MASG spring calendar event summary: 9th & 10th Nov: Renewables Expo – Dr Mark Diesendorf opening night 11 November: Walk […]

sustainable e-news 18 October 2007

MASG spring calendar event summary: 19th & 20th Oct: Finding Our Power – community forum 9th & 10th Nov: Renewables […]

Ride To Work 2007

Close to 250 cyclists and many walkers joined this year’s ride and walk to work/school day in central Castlemaine this […]

Pedal Power

Cycling is a major form of transport in many cities of the world, with very active encouragement from government. More […]

sustainable e-news (recycled) 12 Oct 07

MASG event summary Wed 17th October: Ride and Walk To Work Day 19th & 20th October: Finding Our Power – […]

Renewable Energy Expo 9 & 10 Nov

Join local people taking action on climate change … EVENING GATHERING FRIDAY 7.30 – 9.30PM Australia’s leading renewable energy expert […]

sustainable e-news 5 Oct 07

MASG event summary … 8th & 11th October: Solar Cooker Making 17th October: Ride (and Walk) To Work Day 19th […]

Finding Our Power: Oct 19 & 20

Finding Our Power flyer Forum to share ideas and discuss opportunities for the renewable energy future of this area. Locally-based […]

sustainable e-news 27 sept 07

MASG NEWS Solar Applications: MASG has been assisting schools and community groups submit applications for very generous state and federal […]

Lighting Maldon

In the month of September 2007 the Maldon Community changed over its old wasteful incandescent globes for energy saving compact […]

sustainable e-news 20 sept 07

MASG NEWS Renewable Energy & Regional Australia – conference report: It was fantastic to see such a strong representation of […]

sustainable e-news 14 sept 2007

MASG NEWS Renewable Energy & Regional Australia – Bendigo hosts a major National Renewables Conference on Mon 17th and Tues […]

sustainable e-news 6 sept 07

MASG NEWS MASG Social: this Friday 7th Sept at 5.15pm until 6.30pm. Castlemaine Community House, Lyttleton St. [opposite Togs]. UK […]

e-news 31 aug 2007

MASG NEWS RE-LIGHTING MALDON: 9000 light globes in 4 weekends: It’s Easy Being Green are working with the MASG Tarrengower […]

enews friday aug 24

MASG COMMITTEE POSITIONS FOR 2007-2008 Following the committee meeting of August 14th, 2007 the new office bearers for the Sustainability […]

News Digest – Thurs 16th Aug 2007

A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links; or contact the office (03) 5470 6978. Water […]

News Digest – Friday 10th Aug 2007

A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links; or contact the office (03) 5470 6978 MASG […]

Weekly News Digest – Friday July 13th 2007

MASG NEWS…black Friday doesn’t scare us…. Membership over 400 MASG is very proud to welcome Alan Jones as member number […]

Weekly News Digest – Friday July 6th 2007

A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links; or contact the office (03) 5470 6978 MASG […]

enews June 28th

WANTED: Donations to our tax deductible fund to assist our schools and community buildings become solar power stations. Contact Dean […]

A Traveller’s Thoughts on Transport, Time & Our World

I am a Swiss musician currently studying in Canberra for half a year. I chose to travel from Europe to […]

MASG NEWS – Friday 22 June 2007

A summary of news and events: for details follow the links; or contact the office (03) 5470 6978;  Challenge to […]

Weekly News Digest – Thursday 14th June 2007

A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links; or contact the office (03) 5470 6978;  MASG […]

News Digest – Thursday June 7th

Monthly catch-up for MASG members and friends – Our social monthly gatherings continue this Friday 8 June, 5.30pm – 6.30pm.  […]

News Digest – Thursday 31st May 2007

Energy Advisors needed:  MASG has a great opportunity for energy-conscious people to expand their skills through training as Energy Advisors.  […]

e-news 18 May 2007

A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links or contact the office (03) 5470 6978; New Staff […]

MASG news May 11th

When it rains….and how it rains The future of water and heritage landscapes in a changing climate. Thursday 17th May […]

e-news 4 May 2007

Mount Alexander Sustainability Group Weekly News Digest   A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links or […]

News April 27th 2007

Sustainable House MASG is proud to announce a major new partnership to build a demonstration house in partnership with local […]

e-news 20th April 2007

Mount Alexander Sustainability Group Weekly News Digest A summary of news and events: for further details follow the links or […]

enews April 13th

Post FESTIVAL blues….no way.. Many thanks to all our great volunteers who made our MASG carbon neutral program so successful. […]

enews April 5th…the Festival continues….

FESTIVAL NEWS It’s been a great/incredible festival so far. Here are a few photos of visitors to the Festival who […]

Images of Castlemaine State Festival 2007

Kids festival, 31 March Ella operates the pedal-powered orange juicer CSF performers Neal and Nicole Over the Moon performs Bubble […]

The Festival edition enews March 30th

The Carbon Neutral State Festival starts tonight and runs for 10 days! (For all details of MASG events see our […]

e-NEWS 23 March 2007

A massive newsletter this week – and this is only a summary of news and events: please read carefully!  For […]

e-News 16 March 2007

Weekly News Digest MASG NEWS * Jobs at MASG – Project Officer – fulltime – mainly responsible for managing renewable […]

Castlemaine State Festival 2007

A Carbon Neutral Festival “Cycle, recycle, eat and be festive” Walk or cycle during the Festival, Celebrate our community at […]

MASG eNews 2nd March 2007

Mount Alexander Sustainability Group Weekly News Digest Friday, 2nd March 2007 A brief summary of news and events. For further […]

enews Feb 23rd 2007

MASG NEWS Castlemaine State Festival (CSF)…more info The CSF program will be launched this Saturday 24 Feb, at the Market […]

MASG e-news 16 Feb 2007

MASG NEWS * Greenpower meetings: Dean, Christine Kilmartin and Peter McRostie met with senior staff of Origin Energy and TRUenergy […]