TCF ‘Ask an Expert’ Energy Assistance Forum assisting small business to reduce energy costs – Brisbane Metro, June 23rd, 12-2pm

TCF ‘Ask an Expert’ Energy Assistance Forum assisting small business to reduce energy costs – Brisbane Metro, June 23rd, 12-2pm

A FREE TCF ‘Ask An Expert’ Energy Efficiency Forum will be held in Milton Brisbane on June 23rd between 12noon and 2pm. The event will be run in conjunction with Brisbane Metro Business Enterprise Centre and TCF Australia.


Guest speakers include:

·         Nicholas Bernardt, Founder, MD, GreenBizCheck & EcoBizCheck – low cost or no cost tips on reducing energy usage and costs with lighting, air conditioning and a range of initiatives small business can introduce.

·         Joshua Winfield, EYE Lighting Australia – providing advice and lighting solutions for the commercial market particularly in the hospitality and retail sectors.

·         Carol Hanlon, TCF Australia – will provide insights into Upstream and Downstream energy usage, accreditation, labelling and sustainable sourcing.


Venue: Polonia, 10 Marie Street, Milton, 4064


The forum will take place between 12.00 noon until 2.00pm and will include light refreshments. The event will enable attendees to meet energy experts, gain tips on low or no-cost initiatives to reduce their business energy costs, hear case studies of small businesses who have reduced energy costs and gain insights into TCF energy supply chains.


TCF Australia ‘ONLINE’ Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring Project is able to offer an extensive range of specialist energy efficiency services to small businesses in the fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, leather (TCF) creative, associated industries and small businesses across Australia.


Carol Hanlon, CEO of TCF Australia, said “Attendees will receive FREE vouchers to attend ONLINE Webinars or receive Recordings covering a range of eight Energy Efficiency topics. They will also be able to apply for FREE ONLINE Energy Business Mentoring to assist to reduce energy costs in their small business, retail store, factory or warehouse In addition, attendees will also receive FREE opportunities to join TCF Australia’s range of Sustainable Fashion Webinars and Sustainable Fashion Networks through My Green Incubator & TCF Global Opportunities.”


To register to attend the Brisbane event visit (bookings essential as catering provided).

For TCF Australia enquiries – Katherine @ (08) 9479 3777 E: [email protected],

For Brisbane enquiries – Karen @ 0417 757 977  E: [email protected]


For further information please contact:

Carol Hanlon

Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc. (TCF Australia)

P| 08 9479 3777 M| 0417963231

E| [email protected]


Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of  Western Australia Inc (TCF Australia)

PO Box 370, Cloverdale WA 6985 Phone 08 9479 3777 Fax 08 9479 3888 Email [email protected]



This Activity received funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program.

ABOUT TCF Australia

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of  Western Australia Inc (TCF Australia)  is a not-for-profit national support centre for the Textile, Clothing Footwear and Leather industry providing support and specialised resources, services and training. From its head quarters in Belmont, WA, TCF Australia aims at networking to maintain and establish key partnerships for the national TCF industry.