Vision Australia | Moving

After eight years in Fairy Meadow Vision Australia are moving to the ‘Heart of the Gong’  on 2/106 Market Street.

The last day at the Fairy Meadow site will be Thursday March 3 and our office will be closed on Friday 4/3 as we set up the new facility.

We look forward to welcoming everyone on Monday March 7 from 9 am onwards.

EE3A (Energy Efficiency in the 3rd Age)

Picture1The EE3A project has now recruited over 800 households across the greater Illawarra to participate in energy efficiency activities over the next 2 years. All participants will start off by completing a survey to understand their current attitudes and behaviours towards energy efficiency in the home. Following this, they will be invited to join in with various activities that have been designed by researchers at UOW to improve and measure changes in household energy efficiency.

What is unique about this energy efficiency project is that participants will have ‘bottom-up’ engagement at the outset, rather than having ‘top-down’ strategies pre-ordered and imposed. This approach will stimulate outcomes and solutions to barriers that go beyond saving money and energy, but consider a holistic approach to also being healthy and improving whole quality of life. For more about the EE3A project contact Deborah Petkovic at or go to

Shellharbour Council Community Development Team Changes

Shellharbour Council advises of some changes to its Community Development (CD) Team over the coming weeks.

From today, Community Planner, Nicole Collins will be acting in the position of Manager Community Development for a period of 6 weeks.

Karen Fuller from Council’s Youth Services Team will also be working with the CD team for 6 weeks on a diverse range of community development projects. Karen will be working on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Nicole or the team on 4221 6170 if you have any questions.