Thursday April 27th, 2017

We are very excited to announce that registrations for Sustainable House Day 2017 are now open. The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) is proud to be the national organiser once again and MRSG is proud to assist ATA make this day a great success.   Sustainable House Day will be held on 17th September this year with homes and gardens open between 10am and 4pm. […]

Special Movie for August 12

Monday April 10th, 2017

  Our Power As part of the Movies that Matter series this movie will be shown on a Saturday for this month only. Then back to normal schedule afterwards. Sat 12 August – 2.30pm for 3pm Woodend Community Centre, corner of Forest and High Streets Woodend OUR POWER is a Melbourne-made documentary (2017) about the […]

Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival 2017

Thursday March 2nd, 2017

This Festival is run by the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group and was held on Saturday March 4 2017! . Speakers, workshops, green living ideas and technology, local food and farming, fresh food and live music. Groups represented included: Kyneton Transition Hub, BREAZE energy solutions, Wilderness Society, Bob Brown Foundation, Yes2Renewables, Woodend Bee Friendly Society. Macedon Ranges Vegetarian Eating […]

Lily D’Ambrosio visits MRSG

Friday November 11th, 2016

Lilli D’Ambrosio Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change launched The Advocate for Renewable Energy role  for Victoria at the Black Forest Timber Mill on Friday December 9. Simon Corbell will take up this position. Mr Corbell was previously Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for the Environment and Climate Change of the ACT, where he drove the […]

Mark Butler visits MRSG

Monday July 11th, 2016

        On Sunday 12 June Mark Butler MP Shadow Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water visited the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group with Lisa Chesters MP (Member for Bendigo) with the intention of talking with the group and visiting the renewable projects that the group has supported over the last 2 years. He […]

Ride 4 Renewables

Thursday February 11th, 2016

The second ever Ride4Renewables was held on Sunday 31 October 2015 and was a great success. Despite the wet start … more

Climate March

Thursday February 11th, 2016

A successful  2015 march was held in Kyneton to show the local support for a definite and lasting global response from the Paris talks for combating climate change. People want change now.  A picnic lunch with community singing their very own climate songs was held at Quarry Reserve and  climate marchers headed off along Piper […]

Festival Photos 2016

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Some photos of the 2016 Festival – Thank you to photographer Bruce Hedge

Sustainable House Day

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Finding Inspiration, Ideas and the Key to Sustainable living There were over 19,000 visits to the inspiring 154 homes which were opened for this event around Australia (4 in the Macedon Ranges) . Organised by the Alternative Energy Association. Supported by the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group, The Federal Department of Environment and Energy Your Energy Savings and Bank Australia

Kate Auty visits MRSG

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Visit by Professor Kate Auty Professor Kate Auty speaking at the AGM Professor Auty, Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment in the Australian Capital Territory toured the Macedon Ranges on October 11 with members of MRSG to view renewable energy projects accomplished by the MRref Scheme. Professor Auty was “blown away” by the scope and innovation of what has been achieved […]