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Ironbark frequently contributes reports, information and time to the sector. Over the last decade we have written hundreds of articles, delivered webinars and developed presentations and reports that we have promoted through this website, our newsletter and social media.

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The carbon price is a market mechanism that incentivises industry to move away from polluting energy sources to low carbon energy production. For local government the flow on effect is a relatively minor increase in energy costs, unless you have landfill that triggers inclusion into the scheme. When we say a “relatively minor” cost issue, we’re comparing it to the other items that impact on energy price increases. The carbon price impact is often confused or misrepresented by other impacts such...

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When considering which behaviours to target in behaviour change programs, we should given special attention to two factors: no behaviour should be divisible; and each behaviour should be end-state. The importance of each factor is described in this article by behaviour change guru Doug McKenzie-Mohr who has introduced thousands of people to the concept of community-based social marketing (CBSM). CBSM is of interest to any councils working to promote water and energy efficiency, waste reduction,...

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Recent years have seen an explosion of new software options for councils to collate and report on electricity, gas and water consumption. Today, councils can choose from a range of high quality reporting software with great features. But too often, councils procure great reporting software or services, only to find that they are disappointed. Why? Because the best software in the world is worthless unless the data you put into it is accurate, complete and matched to council assets.


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