Beatrice Reeves, Gary Wigg, Des Reeves, Bob Sears, Andrew Bannerman, Sandra Dicinoski and Patrick Hastings.
Beatrice Reeves, Gary Wigg, Des Reeves, Bob Sears, Andrew Bannerman, Sandra Dicinoski and Patrick Hastings. Christopher Chan

Lodge goes solar

THE switch has been turned on with the official unveiling of new solar panels at Bindaree Lodge.

The organisation received a $50,000 grant from QGC's Sustainable Communities Fund to install the panels.

Bindaree lodge chairwoman Christine Bailey said the funding would greatly improve the 40-bed aged care facility.

"Bindaree lodge is a not-for-profit organisation and this is a tremendous financial boost to help us cut down on electricity costs at our Boyne Island aged care facility," she said.

The project cost a total of $134,000.

Bindaree Lodge was one of eight organisations to receive part of the $308,000 available in this round of the fund.



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