Q&A: The Valley Community Workspace

Photo: supplied
Photo: supplied

WHAT DOES YOUR ORGANISATION DO?

The Valley Community Workspace is a community workshop anyone can join, promoting low-carbon and sustainable technologies. We have a mix of volunteers, small businesses, and apprentices; a bike workshop, electric bicycle sales, custom electric bicycles, a weaving studio, solar panel installations, electronics and custom electric car conversions.

HOW DOES THIS HELP?

We train people in some of the sustainable low-carbon technologies of the future for which we have local talent, and provide a service to the community, sharing the skills of the various people and enterprises housed at the workspace.

WHAT DO YOU HAVE PLANNED NEXT?

We have electric bicycle demonstrations in the community and are converting a tradie van to be an electric vehicle. We're installing an electric fast-charging station for community use, doing weaving classes, holding programming and electronics classes, importing photovoltaic panels for our community-scale solar roofs project, and making more custom recumbent bicycles.

CAN OTHERS GET INVOLVED?

We welcome everyone to become a member and make use of our workshop.

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