The Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program supports Victorian community groups and local councils by funding energy audits and upgrades to community facilities.
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Details of recipients of the Community Climate Change and Energy Action (CCCEA) Program grants. The grants support Victorian community groups with funding for energy audits and upgrades to community facilities. For background, view the CCCEA Program guidelines.
Announcement date: 5 October 2022
Community groups and local councils received funding to support projects that focus on the reduction of energy bills, energy use or greenhouse gas emissions of community facilities.
For program information and grant guidelines, view Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program – Round 2.
12.8 kW solar installation at St Paul's Anglican Cathedral.
13.3 kW solar installation at St. Joseph's Rooming House.
Replacement of inefficient heating, hot water, cooking and refrigeration appliances with efficient electric models at Association of Ukrainians' Community Hall.
10.1 kW solar installation at AVWA Headquarters and Offices.
10 kW solar installation at Austrian Club Geelong Club Hall.
34.2 kW solar installation at Beth Weizmann Community Centre.
Upgrading old lighting to efficient and lower-maintenance LEDs at Beaumaris Lawn Tennis Club.
74.9 kW solar installation at Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre.
27.5 kW solar installation with 28.4 kWh battery storage at Black Rock Sports Club.
15 kW solar installation, efficient LED lighting upgrade, and installing energy efficient A/C & refrigeration at Boronia Bowls Club.
Installation of 28.0 kWh battery to compliment existing solar panels, split system A/C and LED lighting at Queenscliffe Neighbourhood House.
23 kW solar installation at Box Hill Tennis Club.
29 kW solar installation at Ocean Grove Tennis Club.
35.3 kW solar with 13.5 kWh battery storage installation, as well as removal of gas connection and energy efficiency upgrades to cooking, hot water and clothes drying appliances at East Melbourne Child Care Co-operative.
Upgrading lighting to LEDs, replacing inefficient fridges and installing timers and switches to maximise energy savings for idle appliances at Clarinda Tennis Club.
99.6 kW solar installation at Clayton RSL Sub Branch.
99.4 kW solar installation at Dandenong Club.
Replacement of gas hot water system with electric, as well as 10 kW rootop solar installation at Davis Street Kindergarten.
12 kW solar installation with 22.1 kWh battery storage at Lake Tyers Beach Memorial Hall.
29.9 kW solar installation with 28.8 kWh battery storage at Eastern Districts Polish Association (Melbourne) - Polish House Syrena.
25.3 kW solar installation at The Echuca Club.
99.6 kW solar installation at Echuca Workers.
Upgrading lighting to LEDs, and replacing inefficient hot water system with a heat pump at Faithland.
19.9 kW solar installation at Garfield Golf Club.
39.6 kW solar installation at Grace Park Hawthorn Club.
39 kW solar installation at Hamilton Golf Club.
10.36 kW solar installation at Holy Family Catholic Church.
60.8 kW solar installation at Horsham Golf Club.
Upgrades to building's thermal efficiency with roof insulation, split system reverse cycle A/C, window insulation and air circulation improvements at Kadampa Meditation Centre.
15 kW solar installation at Kerang Baptist Church.
15.2 kW solar installation with 14 kWh battery storage at Traralgon Tyers United Football and Netball Club.
10.8 kW solar installation at Laverton Community Education Centre.
Replacement of inefficient heating, cooking and hot water appliances with efficient electric models, as well as installing double-glazed windows and linking existing solar farm to run electric appliances at the Moora Moora Cooperative Community.
99.4 kW solar installation at Morwell Bowling Club.
24 kW solar installation with 14 kWh battery storage at Morwell Football Netball Club social rooms.
Replacement of highly inefficient heating with heat pump hydronic heating at Mooramong Homestead.
Replacement of inefficient A/C with ducted and efficient electric heating and cooling, as well as sun shade to improve cooling efficiency at Ouyen Roxy Theatre.
78.2 kW solar installation at Pascoe Vale RSL.
8.1 kW solar installation with 11 kWh battery storage at Phillip Island Boardriders Clubrooms.
99.4 kW solar installation at Portarlington Golf Club.
20 kW solar installation at Project Platypus office.
13.3 kW solar installation at Robina Scott Kindergarten.
Replacement of existing hot water system with a heat pump, and installation of ceiling insulation at Saltbush, Balnarring Beach.
26.4 kW solar installation with 16.4 kWh battery storage at Sandybeach Centre.
98.7 kW solar installation at St Alphonsa Cathedral Parish.
14 kW solar installation at St Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church.
6.2 kW solar installation at St Timothy's Catholic Church Forest Hill.
9.7 kW solar installation at St Augustine's Catholic Church Yarraville.
100 kW solar installation at The Cat and Small Animal Care Centre at RSPCA Peninsula.
39.6 kW solar installation at St Mary's Syro-Malabar Parish Melbourne West.
Facility: Traralgon Tyers United Football and Netball Club
Double-glazed window replacement at VACCHO.
Replacement of inefficient heating, lighting and hot water systems with efficient electric models, improving air circulation, removing gas connection, as well as 6.7 kW rooftop solar installation at Moyhu Community Hall.
99.6 kW solar installation at Warragul Country Club.
20 kW solar installation at Russells Creek Club.
6.2 kW solar installation at Port Albert Water Sports And Safety Centre.
Upgrading old lighting to efficient and lower-maintenance LEDs at Koonung Park Tennis Club, Nunawading Tennis Club and Heatherdale Tennis Club.
37.8 kW solar installation with 13.5 kWh battery storage at Wodonga Bowling Club.
34.9 kW solar installation at Wonthaggi Workmens Club.
Announcement date: 11 March 2022
Stream 1 recipients received funding to support audits on existing facilities to identify comprehensive energy improvement upgrades.
Stream 2 recipients received funding to support implementing projects that focus on reducing energy bills and/or greenhouse gas emissions.
For program information and grant guidelines, view Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program – Round 1.
Facility: 5th Brunswick Scout Hall
Facility: Apollo Bay Football Netball Club Rooms
Facility: Community Hall – 57 Pakington St, Geelong West
Facility: Australia Light Foundation (ALF)
Facility: ASU Victorian branches and national office
Facilities: Bellarine Community Health Portarlington, BCH Drysdale and BCH Youth site
Facility: Bellarine Masonic Centre
Facilities: Bass Coast Children's Centre, Drysdale Street Kindergarten (YMCA), Wonthaggi North Kindergarten (YMCA), Bass Valley Children's Centre, Inverloch and District Preschool (YMCA) and San Remo Preschool Centre Inc
Facility: Beth Weizmann Jewish Community Centre
Facility: Blake Street Hebrew Congregation – Synagogue
Facility: Boronia Bowls Club - Pavillion/greens
Facility: Queenscliffe Neighbourhood house
Facility: Lamm Jewish Library of Australia
Facility: Girgarre Town Hall
Facilities: Bunyip Hall and Holm Park Recreation Reserve
Facility: Churchill-Waverley Golf and Bowls Club
Facilities: Cire Community Hub, Yarra Junction and Cire Community School for at-risk youth and Cire Children's Services
Facility: Clarinda Tennis Club
Facility: Coleraine Golf Club – Clubrooms
Facility: The Hub
Facility: Fairfield Bowling Club
Facility: Vantage Point Church
Facility: Geelong West Kindergarten
Facility: Armadale Bowls Club
Facility: Long Gully Community Centre
Facilities: Toolamba Community Centre, Tatura Community House, Murchison Community Centre, Bangerang Cultural Centre and Tatura Football Club – Ballantyne Centre.
Facilities: St Peter's Catholic Church, St Paul's Catholic Church and St Catherine's Catholic Church
Facilities: Haven Hall and Horsham College Community Pavillion
Facility: Perry House
Facilities: Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia and Kadampa Meditation Centre Melbourne
Facility: Clubhouse of Kilmore Golf Club
Facility: Riddells Creek Neighborhood House
Burch Memorial Preschool, Wonga Park Cottage
Facilities: Jamieson Memorial Hall and Mansfield Family & Children’s Centre – The Cubby
Facilities: St Eanswythe's Church and St Clement's Church
Facilities: Degaris Preschool, Ouyen Pre School, Underbool Pre-School and Murrayville Pre School
Facilities: Monash Mens Shed – Bogong Reserve, Oakleigh Golf Club and Pro Shop, Holmesglen Pavillion, Scammel Reserve – Pavillion, South Oakleigh Bowls Club Rooms, Southern Reserve Facilities and Central Reserve Pavillion
Facilities: Brunswick Neighbourhood House and Newlands Community Centre
Facilities: Numurkah Showgrounds and Nathalia Showgrounds & Recreation Reserve
Facility: Murrumbeena Park Bowling Club
Facility: Oakleigh Bowling Club
Facility: Braeside Park Retirement Village
Facility: St Francis Xavier Church
Facility: Red Cliffs Community Resource Centre
Facilities: Port Welshpool Ferry Terminal, Port Welshpool Bowling Club, Manna Gum Community House and Leongatha Community House
Facility: St Andrew's Catholic Church
Facility: St Scholastica's Catholic Church
Facility: Sunnyside Kindergarten
Facility: Stratford Bowls Club
Facilities: Tablelands Community Centre Inc, Strathbogie Memorial Hall and Farmers Arms Hotel Museum
Facility: Tara Institute
Facility: Timboon Golf Club
Facilities: Heyfield Community Resource Centre, Yarram Recreation Reserve and Heyfield War Memorial Hall
Facilities: Vermont South Tennis and Bowls Club and East Burwood South Pavilion and Sports Club
Facility: St Mark's Anglican Church
9.5 kWh solar battery storage unit installed at the Ballarat North Bowling Club to complement existing 11.6 kW solar panel system.
Installation of a 13.32 kW solar system and a Tesla Powerwall 2 at the Corinella and District Community Centre to provide grid independence and resilience during power outages.
Installation of a solar power system, changing gas appliances to electric, and upgrading to five star energy-efficient reverse cycle air-conditioners at the Beaumaris Bowls Club.
Installation of a 16.2 kW solar power with storage system at the Bayswater Bowls Club.
Installation of solar panels at the Centre for Participation to give estimated annual saving of $5.5K-$12.6K.
Installing energy-efficient lighting at the Bendigo Badminton and Table Tennis Complex to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 43.84 tonnes CO2 emissions per annum and reduce ongoing operational costs by $10,745 annually.
Installation of a 19.58 kW solar system at the Princes Hwy Reserve – West Pavillion to reduce electricity costs by 65% and avoid 28 tonnes of greenhouse gases per annum.
Installation of 79 solar panels at Your Community Health Northcote site to reduce energy consumption by over 35% and reduce carbon emissions by 32.11 tonnes per year.
Installation of a 38.7kW solar system at the Daylesford Dharma School, reducing electricity costs and supercharging a climate conversation in our school community.
Increase existing solar panels so that the Geelong Bowls Club can rely solely on solar power to meet its power requirements during daylight.
Installation of 26.6 kW solar panel system at the Geelong Eastern Park Bowls Club Pavilion to reduce reliance fossil fuels for electricity.
Replacement of existing incandescent floodlights with LED lights on courts 1 and 2 at the Ormond Tennis Club to reduce emissions by approximately 50%.
Installation of a solar PV system to be connected to a battery storage unit at the Centenary Park Tennis Club Rooms.
Installation of solar PV at the Glen Eira McKinnon Bowls Club to reduce CO2 production by more than 29 tonnes per annum.
13.26 kWh project consisting of 34 solar panels at the Golden Square Bowling and Croquet Club.
Installation of a solar energy collection system at the Greythorn Bowling Club to reduce operational energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Installation of 20 solar panels and a battery at the Historical Society of Mooroopna Museum.
Installation of solar and an efficient climate control system at the Chiltern Athenaeum Museum.
Installation of solar panels and a battery at the Lions Club of Kiewa-Tangamblanga.
Large solar PV installation – 26 panels, 10.36 kW – on the roof of Kiddush Hall at the Leo Baeck Centre.
Installation of a 100 kW solar system at the Midlands Golf and Bowls Club (including RSL Club).
Installation of a 100 kW solar system at the Mildura Golf Resort to address a 40% increase in power costs over the last 2 years,
Installation of up to a 28 kw (86 x 330 watt panels) of rooftop solar at the Mildura and Workers Bowling Club to save more than $7,000 annually in electricity charges, and to remove over 48 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year.
Installation of a 31.2 kW solar PV system at the Mildura Football Netball Club's Mildura Function Centre consisting of: 80 × 390W JA Solar DeepBlue 2.0 (Black Frame) and Sungrow Inverter 29.9 kW.
Installation of solar energy converting infrastructure at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Mens Shed, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and running costs.
Installation of a solar system at the NewHope Community Centre to generate and utilise sustainable energy during daylight hours.
The project will reduce approx 48,000 kWh and 37.5 tonnes of CO2 per year at the Community Centre and head office, and allow the building to run off grid for 6 months of the year.
Supply and installation of a solar PV system at the Phillip Island Football Netball Club clubrooms to reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions.
Installation of solar panels and battery storage to enable the Clubhouse to operate on a majority of renewable energy.
Installation of a 99.60 kW on-grid solar power system for the Portsea Golf Club Clubhouse. This system would produce an average of approximately 399.81 kWh per day over the year.
Installation of a 13.32KW solar array on its Community Centre in Sale.
Installation of a 12.6 kW solar energy system at the St Arnaud Country Club.
Installation of a 32.6 kWh battery storage system at the Dunlop Pavilion, maximising the use of on-site rooftop solar generation and delivering energy cost savings to the clubs.
Installation of solar power system to convert solar energy into useable energy at the Kundrathu Kumaran Temple – Hindu Place of Worship, and using battery storage to store and use this energy.
Replacement of 30 fluorescent and 13 halogen light fittings with LED in the Parish Hall.
Addition of battery storage to current 12 kW clubhouse solar system. The club is looking to offset all its night-time clubhouse, refrigeration, hot water and bore pumping power usage that is currently taken from the grid.
Installation of solar PV systems across three North East Regional Pre Schools Association sites to assist them in reducing their carbon footprint.
Installation of solar PV which will manage expenses at the Warneet Motor Yacht Club.
Installation of large scale solar PV at the Cameron Sporting Complex to create a carbon neutral facility.
Installation of two 14 kW solar battery units at the Woolamai Beach Surf Life Saving Club to significantly reduce electricity costs, protect the club from future price rises and support efforts to achieve net zero carbon.
Installation of 6.66 kW solar PV system at the Yarram Men's Shed, and a solar hot water system installed at the Neighbourhood House site, along with an awning to shade a large window and a professional clean and anti-lichen treatment on an existing PV system.
Upgrade lighting to LEDs at two Preschools in Chirnside Ward.
Installation of solar and batteries across the 3 phases at the Yarra Junction Bowling Club, enabling the club to function during power outages and incorporate into a possible future precinct scale microgrid.
Installation of a solar and battery system that will enable the Koha Cafe/Warburton Senior Citizens to operate in the event of grid failure, making it energy resilient in an area that frequently experiences power outages.
This grant program is closed, but you can email us if you have any queries.