17 May 2013
The H2O Assist program helps Water Corporation residential and business customers in the Perth metropolitan area (including Mandurah) to reduce their water use by providing a range of water-efficient products that are delivered and installed for a fixed price.
07 May 2013
The WA Showerhead Swap program closed on 30 April 2013.
17 Apr 2013
The ACT Home Energy Advice Team (HEAT) audit and advisory service program closes on 20 April 2013, and Home Energy Audits are no longer available through this program.
07 Mar 2013
We've added six new pages about energy-efficient outdoor living.
13 Sep 2012
The Energex PeakSmart Air-conditioning Project provides South East Queensland households with incentives of up to $750 in EFTPOS gift cards to purchase and install PeakSmart-compatible air-conditioner/s.
13 Sep 2012
The Horizon Power Renewable Energy Buyback Offer can reward Western Australian households, small businesses, community organisations and schools that install a solar (photovoltaic – PV), wind turbine or hydro renewable energy generation system by paying them for the excess electricity they generate.
04 Sep 2012
On Sunday 9 September 2012 volunteers are needed to help recreate an iconic and world-renowned transport photograph that demonstrates the advantages of travel by bus and bicycle in congested cities.
16 Aug 2012
The Showerhead Swap is free for households in the Perth metropolitan area. You can swap your old inefficient showerheads for brand new 3 star water-efficient showerheads. The water-efficient showerheads are free and can help you save water, energy and money.
17 Jul 2012
The ACT IrrigationSmart Service is free for ACT households. An irrigation specialist visits your home and assesses the condition and effectiveness of your automated irrigation system and provides advice about how to operate the system effectively. There’s also a $100 rebate to help improve your irrigation system.
27 Jun 2012
The Save Power Retailer Program makes it easier for all New South Wales households to save on energy and water bills by making informed choices when buying new appliances and products.
26 Jun 2012
The Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme is changing. From 10 July 2012, the 44 cents per kWh feed-in tariff rate will be replaced with an 8 cents per kWh rate for new customers. To be considered for the higher rate, new applicants must lodge a correctly completed application with their electricity distributor before midnight on 9 July 2012.
25 Jun 2012
The QLD Solar Hot Water Rebate closed on 22 June 2012. Householders may still be eligible if the system was purchased or had a deposit paid by close of business on 22 June 2012, and is installed no later than 27 July 2012. Correctly completed applications must be received no later than close of business on 28 September 2012
25 Jun 2012
The Smarter Choice Retail Program makes it easier for all Victorian households to save on energy and water bills by making informed choices when buying new appliances and products.
05 Jun 2012
To celebrate the United Nation’s World Environment Day, LivingGreener has collected some of our favourite ideas from around the site on ways you can get involved.
30 Apr 2012
The Queensland ClimateSmart Home Service has ceased taking bookings from midnight 26 April 2012.
28 Feb 2012
The Renewable Energy Bonus Scheme–Solar Hot Water Rebate (REBS) will close on 30 June 2012. To be eligible for the rebate, systems must be installed, ordered (and a deposit paid) or purchased on or before 28 February 2012. Applications lodged up to 30 June 2012 will continue to be processed, applications received after 30 June 2012, will not be eligible.
13 Dec 2011
Follow @Living_Greener and re-tweet if you're interested in practical advice to help you save energy and money.
02 Dec 2011
Find out how you can reduce your energy bills across all your home gadgetry with our new home entertainment and technology guide.
07 Nov 2011
02 Nov 2011
Our new Spring into living greener guide will help you ensure your appliances are in top working order and to prepare your house and garden for the hot summer months ahead.
05 Oct 2011
14 Sep 2011
The Victorian Feed-in Tariff scheme is changing. From 1 October 2011, the 60 cents per kWh feed-in tariff rate will be replaced with a 25 cents per kWh rate for new customers. To be considered for the higher rate, new applicants must complete the application process by 30 September 2011.
09 Sep 2011
The LivingGreener website now has the how-to guide for reducing your energy bills for saving money without compromising on comfort.
30 Aug 2011
The South Australian Solar Feed-In Scheme is changing. From 1 October 2011, the 44 cents per kWh feed-in tariff rate will be replaced with a rate of 16 cents per kWh for new customers.
26 Aug 2011
The new Living Victoria Water Rebate Program replaces the Water Smart Gardens and Homes Rebate Scheme. The rebate program assists Victorian households with the costs of purchasing water and energy saving products.
18 Aug 2011
Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane households can reduce their energy bills by volunteering for the CSIRO home energy study by 5 September 2011.
16 Aug 2011
Victorian Concession Card holders may be eligible for a $700 discount under the Gas Heater Discount program to replace their electric heater with a new high efficiency gas space heater.
13 Jul 2011
The Top tips for living greener this winter can make a difference to how much winter's bite hurts your wallet. This guide includes 10 free things you can do now, 5 cost-effective home improvements and 5 longer term investments to consider.
10 May 2011
The Solar Credits component of Renewable power incentives will change from 1 July 2011 - reducing to a factor of 3 times for the first 1.5kW of capacity.
18 Apr 2011
The LivingGreener website now has an autumn guide to help you make good decisions when preparing for the cooler times ahead.
16 Feb 2011
The LivingGreener website has a new guide to help you green up the back to school challenge.
16 Feb 2011
The LivingGreener website now has a guide to help you survive summer in a greener way.
08 Dec 2010
The Living Greener website has a new look and some new features to go with it.
18 Jun 2010
LivingGreener now has expanded information on waste.
18 Jun 2010
More state and territory rebate and assistance programs have been added to Living Greener.