John Hare

John Hare
John is a fellow of the Institute of Governance with a wealth of public and private sector experience in government relations and public affairs. Past President of Peregian Beach Community House, and active in several community groups including Zero Emmissions Noosa (ZEN).

Noosa’s transport strategy.  Going nowhere fast

While work has begun  on a Northern Sunshine Coast Public Transport Strategy (belatedly in response to the woeful lack of infrastructure initiatives in the SEQ Update 2023, perhaps?) it is unlikely that Noosa will attract any transport infrastructure of note. 

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Towards net zero – Noosa’s EV EXPO

The EV Expo and Street Festival, this Sunday 18th June, plays an important role in community action to help achieve net zero emissions in the Noosa Shire by 2026.  Stationery energy (electricity) accounts for about 58% of emissions sources with

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Is our Council serious about the housing crisis?

Readers of the recently released Noosa Housing Strategy could be forgiven for being somewhat puzzled if not downright confused. The document is devoid of any strategy to address the single most obvious cause of the housing crisis – namely Noosa’s

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An energy lab for Peregian Beach?

A proposal to transform the Rufous Street precinct in Peregian Beach into an “energy hub” is one of many ambitious ideas being pushed by Zero Emissions Noosa (ZEN) in 2022. The site already houses the highly successful Digital Hub as

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Noosa’s transport strategy.  Going nowhere fast

While work has begun  on a Northern Sunshine Coast Public Transport Strategy (belatedly in response to the woeful lack of infrastructure initiatives in the SEQ Update 2023, perhaps?) it is unlikely that Noosa will attract any transport infrastructure of note. 

Read More »

Towards net zero – Noosa’s EV EXPO

The EV Expo and Street Festival, this Sunday 18th June, plays an important role in community action to help achieve net zero emissions in the Noosa Shire by 2026.  Stationery energy (electricity) accounts for about 58% of emissions sources with

Read More »

Is our Council serious about the housing crisis?

Readers of the recently released Noosa Housing Strategy could be forgiven for being somewhat puzzled if not downright confused. The document is devoid of any strategy to address the single most obvious cause of the housing crisis – namely Noosa’s

Read More »

An energy lab for Peregian Beach?

A proposal to transform the Rufous Street precinct in Peregian Beach into an “energy hub” is one of many ambitious ideas being pushed by Zero Emissions Noosa (ZEN) in 2022. The site already houses the highly successful Digital Hub as

Read More »