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MEDIA ALERT: Yes2Renewables Illawarra Family Fun Day, Sunday Feb 4

Friends of the Earth Australia < 1 mins read
Yes2Renewables Event Details

Media are invited to attend Yes 2 Renewables Alliance Family Fun Day at Wollongong Harbour this Sunday 4th February from 11AM-2PM.

WHAT: Photo and interview opportunities with a range of local families, renewable energy experts and former coal miners. 

Stands will offer kids crafting activities, face painting, games and free ice cream. There will be EV powered smoothies, bike repair workshops and speakers throughout the day.  

The purpose of the day is to encourage open conversations around climate action, the role of renewable energy and the choices facing communities as part of the energy transition. It coincides with similar events in Newcastle and Gippsland highlighting regional community support for renewable energy.

WHEN: Sunday February 4, 2024 - 11am-2pm

WHERE: Osborne Park, 1 Cliff Road, Wollongong Harbour

EVENT PAGE: Further details and RSVP available via Humanitix: https://events.humanitix.com/wollongong-family-fun-day

SPOKESPEOPLE AVAILABLE: 

Local surfer Daniel Bourke

Local Mum Ali Gerritsen

Local coal miner Daryl Best

ABOUT: Yes 2 Renewables Illawarra is an alliance of community organisations and their members who support climate action and are keen for a fact based conversation in the Illawarra about options to address it.  Members include Friends of the Earth, Illawarra, Knitting Nannas, Surfers for Climate, Hi Neighbour, Sail 4 Sanity, Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action, and Parents for Climate.


Contact details:

Ria Voorhaar - 0408871454 - riavoorhaar@me.com

Pat Simons 0415 789 961 patrick.simons@foe.org.au

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