How I started this thing

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How I started this thing: Australia’s first community-controlled solar power for apartments Sustainable living

How I started this thing: Australia’s first community-controlled solar power for apartments

Setting up solar power in apartment blocks is no easy feat. Bjorn Sturmberg shares how a grant helped side-step the barriers at student housing co-op Stucco.

How I started this thing: Mood Active Health and wellbeing

How I started this thing: Mood Active

Mood Active General Manager Tania Curley shares how a simple idea born in a share-house has gone on to help Sydneysiders manage mental health with exercise.

How I started this thing: GigBuddies Sydney Support for arts and culture

How I started this thing: GigBuddies Sydney

Carol Smail, CEO GigBuddies Sydney, shares how a chance meeting helped start a volunteer program to increase access to performances for people with disability.

How I started this thing: Sydney Renewable Power Company Waste, energy and water

How I started this thing: Sydney Renewable Power Company

Sydney Renewable Power Company's Andy Cavanagh-Downs shares how volunteer power and a City grant led to the largest city-based solar project in Australia.

How I started this thing: Destructive Steps Support for arts and culture

How I started this thing: Destructive Steps

Jo Hyeon Yoon, Destructive Steps Dance Association president, shares how a little extra cash helped him to start a world-renowned street dance competition.

How I started this thing: Ariel Booksellers Support for business

How I started this thing: Ariel Booksellers

Book store by day, community hub by night. Ariel Booksellers' Julia Blanks shares how a grant helped the much-loved shop try its hand at in-store events.

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