Council has recently launched the Green Heart Wisdom project, designed to help seniors reduce their power bills by providing them with information on how to increase the energy efficiency of their homes.

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

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The Green Heart Wisdom project is one of Council’s green initiatives designed to continue making Brisbane a cleaner, greener city.

Many seniors are concerned about their power bills and are mindful of how they use energy in their homes.  We want to help them learn more about how they can further reduce their power bills while at the same time having a positive environmental impact.

As part of this project, Council is offering 2,000 low income seniors across Brisbane the chance to participate by receiving a tailored range of incentives such as energy saving products and services, and gift vouchers.

By being part of the project, participants will help Council understand the energy consumption habits of our residents and how we can assist them to reduce their energy usage.

The information gained during the Green Heart Wisdom project will not only help inform Council, but also state and federal governments in preparing future energy efficiency programs.

This project will allow us to help seniors save valuable money on their power bills, and enable them to make better use of their financial resources at a critical stage in their life’s journey.

The Green Heart Wisdom project has been supported by $2.9 million in funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Low Income Energy Efficiency Program.

We hope the Green Heart Wisdom project will support seniors on low incomes to stay healthier and more comfortable in their homes.

There are still places left and anyone over 60 years of age who is interested in getting involved can do so by calling Council on 3403 8888.

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