• Utopia Homelands Project

    Utopia Homelands Project

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  • Pre-Payment Meters and Energy Efficiency in Indigenous Households

    Pre-Payment Meters and Energy Efficiency in Indigenous Households

    This report focuses on the issues of energy consumption in remote Indigenous homes, particularly those who have low incomes or are otherwise marginalised.

     

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  • Our Place 44 available now

    Our Place 44 available now

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  • CAT Annual Report 2013

    CAT Annual Report 2013

    Read CAT’s 2013 Annual Report

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  • Home Internet Project Technical Progress Report

    Home Internet Project Technical Progress Report

    This report summarises our experiences with the technical aspects of the project, and the first 12 months of operation. It explores  the cost and technical barriers that are contributing to the low use of computers and home internet access in Indigenous remote Australia.

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  • Pre-Payment Meters and Energy Efficiency in Indigenous Households

    Electricity costs are on the rise, and affordability is especially challenging for Indigenous people in remote communities. Remote residents pay for power with pre-payment meters (PPMs), whereby credit is purchase and applied to the meter as required. Reliable and affordable energy supply is essential for positive health and…

  • Demand Management Community Education Program

    Demand Management Community Education Program undertaken by Bushlight, the energy division of the Centre for Appropriate Technology, in remote Indigenous communities in South Australia where the Remote Area Energy Scheme (RAES) operates. The program which ran between October 2012 and July 2013, developed a deeper understanding of energy use…

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  • Smart and safe power

    Bushlight visited many Anangu communities to see how power was being used and to share…

  • Bullying is  serious problem that children can experience during their school years. Whether they’re being…

  • Our Place Radio, Volume 10, Edition 11, 2011 Shiptons Flat: a remote community approach to…