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Ernabella Arts on Power Outages

This is the third and final interview in our series about the supply of electricity to remote Anangu communities. This week’s interview is with Mr Pepai Jangala Carroll and Ms Vivian Thompson from Ernabella Arts.... read on

Vince Duffy (DSD) on remote power supply

This is the second interview in our series about the supply of electricity to remote Anangu communities. The interview is with Mr Vince Duffy, the Executive Director of the Energy Markets and Programs Division of the... read on

Essential Services Commission and Power Outages

This week’s interview is with the Chief Executive Officer of the Essential Services Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA), Mr Adam Wilson. Adam talks about the supply of electricity to remote Anangu communities. He explains what ESCOSA... read on

Electricity usage in Anangu communities: two reports

Two reports on electricity usage in Anangu communities have just been released. Both reports were produced by the Centre for Appropriate Technology’s Bushlight program.... read on

Second interview with Jacqui Semmler

Jacqui Semmler works for Bushlight, a part of the Centre for Appropriate Technology. Bushlight helps Aboriginal communities become smarter in the way they use electricity. In 2013, Bushlight completed a ‘demand management community education program’... read on

Levy covers cost of higher electricity demands

Since January 2012, the SA Government has charged a ‘generation levy’ for all new electricity connections in Anangu communities. The purpose of the levy is to ensure new customers in remote areas meet ‘their share’ of the cost of meeting higher electricity demands... read on

Government to help people return to Watarru

Watarru is a small, isolated community on the APY Lands. Over the last 15 years, successive governments have invested heavily in the community. Its infrastructure currently includes: more than 20 houses, a modern school, a... read on

Electricity in Anangu communities: annual report released

Since mid 2010, the South Australian Government has held a licence to generate and retail electricity in remote Anangu communities. Under the terms of the licence, the responsible Minister must submit an “annual return” to... read on

Program 67: Bushlight

In today’s program we talk with Jacqui Semmler from Bushlight, an organisation that has been helping Aboriginal communities to access safe, reliable and efficient sources of electricity for over ten years. Jacqui discusses a new... read on

Interview with Jacqui Semmler

Jacqui Semmler works for Bushlight, an organisation that has been helping Aboriginal communities access safe, reliable and efficient sources of electricity for over ten years. In this interview, Jacqui talks about a project Bushlight is... read on

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