Upcoming information sessions:
Georges River Council is holding a number of information sessions on solar and energy efficiency, please sign up via the links below.
15th November: ‘How to Read Power Bills and Save Energy at Home’ – Hurstville Civic Centre, Hurstville, 5.45pm-6.45pm Book here
Georges River Council is part of the Our Energy Future program, to help residents reduce their energy bills, improve comfort levels and improve their environmental footprint.
Our Energy Future will provide up-to-date and impartial energy efficiency and renewable energy advice and support for the households, businesses and council staff. So if you are a resident, business owner or council staff member in the Georges River municipality and need help managing your energy bills then please call our energy helpline during business hours, Mon-Fri on 1300 339 915 and/or sign up to our monthly e-news.
As part of Our Energy Future Georges River Council is supporting a campaign to assist residents who are considering installing solar. If you want to know more about how solar works visit our solar information page here. The experts at Our Energy Future have conducted a rigorous procurement process in order to find a supplier and installer to recommend. You can sign up on line here to receive an obligation free quote or call the Our Energy Future team on 1300 339 915 to further discuss whether or not solar might be right for you.
Solar and planning permits
Check with your local Council what, if any, planning permits are required for the installation of solar panels on your home.
Georges River Council suburbs
- Beverley Park
- Beverly Hills(parts are located within Canterbury-Bankstown)
- Carlton(parts are located within Bayside Council)
- Carss Park
- Connells Point
- Hurstville Grove
- Kingsgrove(parts are located both within Canterbury-Bankstown and Bayside Council areas)
- Kogarah(parts are located within Bayside Council)
- Kogarah Bay
- Kyle Bay
- Narwee(parts are located within Canterbury-Bankstown)
- Peakhurst Heights
- Ramsgate(parts are located within Bayside Council)
- Riverwood(parts are located within Canterbury-Bankstown)
- Sans Souci(parts are located within Bayside Council)
- South Hurstville
Sustainability initiatives in Georges River Council
Georges River Council is addressing its own carbon footprint by investigating more efficient energy and water use at Council sites. For example, the Hurstville Library is powered by entirely by solar energy.
Council is supporting its residents to live more sustainably via a range of initiatives, featured on Council’s website.