Who we are

Switch your thinking is an initiative of the City of Armadale, City of Gosnells and the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale working together as the South East Regional Energy Group.

Recognised for our innovation and successful track record in developing and implementing exciting community and Council based projects to help achieve greenhouse gas abatement, we have expanded to fifteen other local governments.

The South East Regional Energy Group is serviced by a small team of passionate professionals with skills and experience in sustainability, community engagement, business management and science. You can contact us here.

We work with government, business, industry, community groups and individuals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to global efforts to secure a safe climate.

We have been recognised with the following awards:

Finalist Best Residential Innovation 2019

Smart Cities and Suburbs Awards

Finalist Energy Efficiency Achievement 2019

Cities Power Partnership

Winner Best in Residential Energy Efficiency Project 2017

Energy Efficiency Awards

Finalist Environment Action Category 2017

United Nations Association of Australia (WA Division) Awards

Finalist Program Innovation 2012

WA Australian Water Awards

Category Winner Education Award 2010

Banksia Sustainability Awards

Category Winner Environmental Innovation 2010

Keep Australia Beautiful Council Sustainable Cities Awards

Overall Award Outstanding Achievement 2008

National Awards for Local Government

Category Winner Local Greenhouse Action 2008

National Awards for Local Government

Category Winner Sustainable Management of the Environment 2008

Western Australian Premiers Awards

Winner Environmental Innovation 2008

Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards

Overall Winner 2008

Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards

Category Winner Energy and Water Conservation 2008

Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards

Finalist 2007

Banksia Sustainability Awards

Category Winner Government Leading by Example 2006

WA Environment Awards

Category Winner Community Energy Efficiency 2006

WA Environment Awards