Clean Energy Finance Corporation board member is selling his luxury eco retreat in northern NSW

first_img‘Coorabell Dreaming’ at 970 Coolamon Scenic Drive, Coorabell, is for sale.IT’S good to see Ian Moore is practising what he preaches.The Clean Energy Finance Corporation board member is selling his luxurious, eco-friendly home in northern New South Wales — and it happens to be the ultimate in clean energy living.Check out some other eco-friendly homes…Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:22Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:22 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenAll aboard this floating abode 01:22 Related videos 01:22All aboard this floating abode 00:38Opod: the low-cost micro home01:09Indoor plants to clean the air00:29Multi award-winning treehouse00:53Eco-friendly Aussie buys00:53Mod PoolsThe Byron Bay hinterland property at 970 Coolamon Scenic Drive is completely off the grid, relying on a 45 solar panel system, a battery bank and a back-up generator to pay the power bills.‘Coorabell Dreaming’ at 970 Coolamon Scenic Drive, Coorabell, is for sale.The home has double glazing and multi-layered insulation to further minimise energy consumption.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoIt also comes with its own 14,000 tree rainforest plantation and two 45,000 litre water tanks.Designed by Byron Bay architect Sam Zaher, the three-bedroom house sits 100 metres above sea level and boasts 180 degree uninterrupted views over the Myocum Valley below and to the ocean beyond.‘Coorabell Dreaming’ at 970 Coolamon Scenic Drive, Coorabell, is for sale.With over 20 years experience in banking and finance, and the past five on the board of the federal government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Mr Moore considers himself an “economic greenie”.He and his wife, Di, spend most of their time in their Sydney home and have decided it’s time to sell this one.Mr Moore said he hoped the buyer of his beloved eco retreat was as passionate about renewable energy as he was.“It’s very sad,” he said.“When we told our daughter and son-in-law they both cried.”Coorabell Dreaming is being offered to the market by Unique Estates, with a price guide of $4.2 million.‘Coorabell Dreaming’ at 970 Coolamon Scenic Drive, Coorabell, is for sale.last_img read more

Gyan’s absence boosts Cranes confidence ahead of qualifier

first_imgMost Ugandans have heaved a sigh of relief  upon receiving  news, Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan and  midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah  will  miss Ghana ‘s penultimate’s 2015 Afcon qualifier against Uganda in Kampala. Both are injured and Caretaker Coach Maxwell will be hoping to find the right attacking combination upfront  with Jordan Ayew also suspended for the game. Uganda  will need a win to boost their chances of making  next year’s competition and  renonwed Ugandan Sports journalist Andrew Oryada, who works for the Daily monitor in Kampala  told  Joy sports in exclusive chat that Ugandans have  welcomed  the news.” The Ugandans don’t seem to be very bothered about the absence of Asamoah Gyan and Kwadwo Asamoah because they feel that,any of the Ghanaian players fielded can still put up a good show. but there are quite  a percentage of  Ugandans  who feel that the absence of Captain Asamoah Gyan is good news because even if he doesn’t score his presence mans a lot for the team “he  indicatedIn Asamoah Gyan’s place, Black Stars caretaker coach, Maxwell Konadu has called up Emmanuel Osei Banahene who plays for Saudi Arabian side Al Orobah as Striker Jordan Ayew will miss the Uganda game due to suspension. The Cranes  have stepped up preparations for the game and after their 3-0 win of Ethiopia  in friendly  Namboole and coupled with Ghana’s key men missing Andrew Oryada hints the air of confidence is growing in Uganda.”Especially after Uganda’s 3-0 win over Ethiopia in an international build on Sunday, Ugandans team and especially the fans are confidence that come Saturday Ghana will lose “he added.Meanwhile, the Black Stars have begun preparations in  Accra and due in Kampala on Thursday November 13, for the AFCON 2015 group E clash.last_img read more

Man Arrested after Alleged Sexual Assault at Monrovia Football Academy

first_imgMFA is a residential academy serving underprivileged boys and girls from across the country, was founded in 2015 to empower Liberia’s future leaders through quality education and sport. The Academy currently has 92 student-athletes (56 boys, 36 girls) in grades 3-7. The students-athletes are ages 6-15 and represent nine of Liberia’s 15 counties.A man identified as Exodus Williams of Caldwell has been arrested after an alleged sexual assault at the Monrovia Football Academy.Williams, according to MFA was on Monday, May 13, indicted by a Grand Jury of Margibi County on charges of sexual assault against a minor at the Academy and is currently being held at Margibi County’s central prison, pending trial.According to MFA, the incident was brought to its attention on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at approximately 8:00 a.m. GMT, when one of academy’s male student-athletes complained of stomach pain.“Because the student had an urgent tone in his voice, we sent him to a clinic in Monrovia along with our Social Welfare Officer. We asked the student’s parents to meet him there,” the Academy said in a statement.On Thursday, May 9, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m., the student’s mother called the Academy to lodge a formal complaint of sexual assault by a male assistant football coach against her son. The complaint alleges the assistant coach entered the student’s dorm room in the middle of the night, covered his mouth to prevent waking his roommates, and proceeded to assault him.“Upon receiving the formal complaint, our senior staff activated the procedures for sexual assault cases as outlined in our internal policies,” the Academy noted.The allegations, the MFA said, were relayed to local law enforcement, who took the accused into custody at approximately 6:00 a.m. GMT on Friday, May 10. The accused was suspended with immediate effect.Both the student-athlete and the accused were tested for sexually transmitted diseases. Following its procedures, the Academy conducted an extensive internal review of the complaint on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, and confirmed that there were no additional victims.Meanwhile, health workers, authorities, and the MFA community are tending to the needs of the student and his family.The Academy said it takes seriously its commitment to student safety and wellbeing and has developed policies and procedures to ensure its students’ safety through its Child Protection Policy, Campus Rules & Regulations, and annual staff training on child protection and sexual harassment.“This alleged behavior is unacceptable and it will not be tolerated. We must hold ourselves to the highest standards to protect the safety and wellbeing of our students. We can do nothing less.The Academy says it remains resolute in its commitment to empower Liberia’s future leaders. “We will do everything we can to make our campus safe for all students.”The Academy has formally informed both its Board of Directors and its parents; and also contacted Minister Piso Saydee-Tarr of the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection about the incident.MFA, a residential academy serving underprivileged boys and girls from across the country, was founded in 2015 to empower Liberia’s future leaders through quality education and sport. The Academy currently has 92 student-athletes (56 boys, 36 girls) in grades 3-7. The student-athletes are ages 6-15 and represent nine of Liberia’s 15 counties.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more