- Dark Sky Symposium – Working Towards Dark Skies April 2nd 2018
- Wellington Shire Council receives Inaugral Good Lighting Award
- Visit us at Astrolight2017 at Scienceworks Sunday 23rd September 5.30-11pm
Scienceworks joins forces with experts, astronauts, artists and performers for a night starring astronomy and light.
Combined, these measures will ensure the
observing conditions at the Australian Astronomical Observatory at Siding Spring
continue to be protected from upward pointing
artificial light and that new uses, light levels and
new technologies which contribute to light pollutio
are managed. It will also promote good lighting
levels and practice for all development
Welcome to the International Dark-Sky Association of Victoria, (IDAVic), a chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA).
The main aim of IDAVic is to maintain the beauty of the night sky for generations to come and to support good lighting fixtures which are also environmentally friendly.
A current very important issue is that a number of Victorian Councils are upgrading to energy efficient lighting.
3 Landscape images Credit: Alex Cherney – Terrastro
Latest News from IDAVic
IDAVic are hosting a symposium to be held concurrently with NACAA 2018 in Ballarat on Monday 2nd April. Registration can be done here to attend, cost is $50 which includes morning tea and... READ MORE
IDAVic are delighted to announce that the Wellington Shire Council is the Inaugral recipient of the IDAVic Good Lighting Award in recognition of Preserving the natural night time environment at The Honeysuckles... READ MORE
A Norwegian comprehensive school has developed a lighting scheme that aims to help pupils perform better during the school day and relax at night. The Holla Comprehensive School was officially opened in September 2016 and the lighting solution consists... READ MORE
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