Go Beyond the Hour

Earth Hour Energy Savings Challenge - take the challenge, reduce your bills, love the planet and win great prizes!

Be challenged to make sustainable changes around your home based on themes such as lighting, water, appliances etc

How does it work?

  1. Register to participate and select the challenges you might like to complete See the full [challenges and activity list].
  2. You will receive monthly emails with information about the new challenges and tips to help you on your energy savings journey.
  3. Keep a record of your activities as you go, by taking photos and sharing your activities.
  4. Submit your evidence online and earn entries into the monthly prize draws.
  5. Keep doing more challenges (until end September) - the more you complete and submit, the greater the chance to win!

Monthly Challenges

Start at any time and do as many as you wish - but the more challenges you complete, the more entries you will get in our monthly draws and the greater your chance of winning a prize.

  • Be appliance savvy (starts April)
  • Warm up for winter with insulation and efficient heating (starts May)
  • Long nights, efficient lights (starts June)
  • Solar power and hot water systems (starts July)
  • Water-wise and canny cooking (starts August)
  • Get set for summer and stay cool (starts September)

Monthly Prizes: We have a great selection of prizes* on offer including:

  • iTunes and Google Play $20 vouchers
  • $50 Coles and Woolworth vouchers
  • Sustainable kitchenware
  • A range of gardening and cookbooks
  • Gardening kits and tools

Power Bill Challenge

We’re also encouraging people to enter into the competition for the biggest saving on a power bill. Simply register* by 30 June and then submit your most recent quarterly power bill by 30 September to be in the running for another set of great prizes:

  • Whale Watching voucher for three people - $360 value 
  • Restaurant voucher - $300 value
  • Restaurant voucher - $250 value

See the full challenges and activity list

Keep a record of your activities as you go by keeping receipts, taking photos and notes. 

When you complete a challenge submit your evidence and watch your prize draw tally grow!

    *Only residents of the Northern Beaches local government area are eligible to receive prizes. Terms and conditions apply.

    Be Appliance Savvy Challenge

    Be challenged to make sustainable changes around your home using these tips and watch your savings grow!

    All Challenges and Activities

    Check out the full program of challenges we have in store! Have fun while saving energy and loving your planet!

    Contact Information

    Greener Communities
    1300 434 434