Chris SimminsLocal for 35 years"We have access to the cleanest and most abundant energy source available, but refuse to take full advantage of it. I am keen to see our community innovate, capitalise and lead the way in becoming 100% renewable."
Denis Miller "I believe that renewables must be a major part of our energy budget if our species is to survive. The time to implement is now, while we still have some non-renewables left to do it with. And why Newstead? Well, why not?"
Craig HepburnLived locally 50 years"Being a farmer, being able to resource and produce what you can from where you are, naturally, whether it’s crops or animals or energy is important to me. Newstead will prove whether we can do it 100% renewably."
Craig HillNewstead resident 14 years"Maldon our nearest town is known as the the first notable town in Australia. Newstead will be known as the first self efficient renewable energy town in Australia. Now that is something to look forward to for the future of our children!"
Dave Stratton and Ros HartLived in Newstead 23 years "Globally, since Paris, the climate change issue has now got major industry on its side. What's left, in Australia, is employment which is strongly favoured by Renewables"
Andrew SkeochLocal for 20 years"The world is shifting to renewable power. I reckon this project will allow our community to ride the changes, and benefit from sustainable technologies and new opportunities."
Shaun and Lisa BrittNewstead residents for 2.5 years"Innovation in the renewable energy area will help provide jobs and maintain environmental cleanliness and sustainability. This will help preserve Australia's crisp air, natural beauty and pristine waterways and oceans and that's a small step towards supporting our kids' future."
Dominique LavieNewstead Property Owner 29 years"I support 100% renewable energy because it is the best and most sustainable way to manage and own energy use in the future. I would hope that understanding local energy usage patterns might lead to improved use and lower transmission loss. Renewable Newstead can only help grow understanding and effective use of energy."
Jenny Lacey and her sistersNewstead resident for 15 years"For us 100% Renewable Energy is a small step in making our planet a better and safer place for our grand children and future generations."
Gen Barlow and Gordon DowellLived in Newstead 16 years"100% Renewable Newstead is a positive force for the environment and supporting the household budget"
Kate Tucker and Will Zantuck"I support this for a sustainable future for our children, and the equitability of access and costs.
Cassandra and Gabriel Thorburn"Our environment is worthy of preservation"
John Clarke"Awake! For morning in the bowl of night. Has flung the stone. That puts the stars to flight ... etc"
Karly Smith and Tilly Donkin"We support the community benefit of 100% renewable energy"
Graham Lipback and Joan Ball"Because I want to live in a better world, using less."
Lyn Grocke"Our community is good at doing things; I am sure this will be successful"