Climate Action Burwood-Canada Bay is thrilled to announce that Julia Zemiro will be the MC at the Smart Energy Expo we are holding on June 23rd at MLC Junior School. Many would know Julia from her work on RockWizJulia Zemiro’s Home Delivery and Fisk, but may not be aware that she is also committed to the cause of climate action and renewable energy. She was a panellist at the recent Smart Energy Council Conference and Exhibition at the Darling Harbour Exhibition Centre. We are very grateful that she has been able to fit us into her busy schedule.

Julia Zemiro

Another TV personality taking part in the expo is Sarah Aubrey, who for 15 years was the voice of Channel 7. An accomplished actress whose credits include Happy Feet and the childrens’ cartoon series Nate is Late, she is also an expert on electric vehicles and home energy. Her Instagram page, where she reviews EVs – particularly from a women’s perspective – has 37,000 followers. She will be appearing on two panels at the expo: ‘Electric vehicles’ and ‘In Your Home’.

Sarah Aubrey

Other panellists include John Grimes (CEO, Smart Energy Council), Kate Minter (CEO, Rewiring Australia), Tim Buckley (Director, Climate Energy Finance Australasia), Riz Akhtar (Ludicrous Feed and Carloop), Norman Koslowski (Sky High Energy Control), Emma Skowronski (Doctors for the Environment Australia), Steven Du (Vice Chair, Australian Electric Vehicles Association) and Michael Day (Treasurer, Australian Electric Vehicles Association).

We also have home energy consultants from the Everything Electric expo at the Sydney Showground earlier this year. They will be offering one-on-one advice to attendees on how to save energy and cut their power bills. 

Another exciting addition to the expo is a car that has been converted to an EV by students at Queenwood girls’ school. The vehicle will be on display, along with the students who converted it. There will also be mini-presentations on a variety of topics, an ongoing demonstration of induction cooking by members of Asian Australians for Climate Solutions, a range of commercial and non-commercial exhibitors who install solar panels, heat pumps and other electrical devices, displays of work by local students competing in Speaking 4 the Planet 2024, and an extensive ‘kids corner’ with a playground, face painting and other activities. 

And best of all, the entire expo will be under cover, so it can’t be rained out!