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First Nations people must be at the forefront of Australia’s renewable energy revolution

Australia’s plentiful solar and wind resources and proximity to Asia means it can become a renewable energy superpower. But as the renewable energy rollout continues, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people must benefit.

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Getting this energy transition right

The temperature is rising. The Australian government knows the critical role genuine First Nations involvement plays in this country’s transition. 

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Energy Minister Chris Bowen talks with First Nations Clean Energy Network

The First Nations Clean Energy Network has been at the forefront of getting First Nations people involved in the energy revolution and to ensure that they will be part of the new energy industry into the future.

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First Nations Australian and Canadian energy leaders head to Canberra to secure Australian government’s commitment to partnering with First Nations in the clean energy transition

First Nations leaders from Australia and Canada are meeting with the Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen on 17th October and Members of Parliament and over 40 clean energy leaders on the 18th to share Canada’s experience and learnings to successfully ensure First Nations partner in Australia’s energy transition.

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First Nations PowerMakers program set to role out

We are busy preparing for our inaugural PowerMakers clean energy capacity building training program to be delivered to 30 targeted First Nations participants from 23-27 October 2023 in Cairns, Queensland.

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Eight simple steps to attract investment and build First Nations engagement in Australia’s clean energy transformation

Governments in the United States and Canada have already realised that establishing the right partnerships with First Nations in the clean energy transition is an investment decision.

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First Nations can help Australia respond to the United States’ Inflation Reduction Act

On the eve of the May Federal Budget, it’s timely to consider where the government should make the best investment decisions.

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First Nations can help Australia respond to United States’ Inflation Reduction Act

Against a backdrop of rising costs of clean energy projects, inflation, and the knock-on effects of rising energy bills, Australian governments have their work cut out.

The investment and policy environment they create must ensure Australia’s transition to clean energy happens at the pace and scale required, whilst simultaneously bringing along communities and people as supporters and partners. 


First Nations clean energy achievements globally

Our First Nations friends in Canada and the US are well advanced in using clean energy to transform communities, creating jobs, business opportunities and a clean future. Hear case studies of community power and how we can apply the lessons in Australia.

Speakers:

  • Brett Isaac, Navajo Power
  • Freddie Campbell, Indigenous Clean Energy Canada