Meeting ID: 831 0144 4636
The Victorian State Government is receiving submissions to changes to the Planning and Environment Legislation.
If you have time this is an important opportunity to encourage good changes.
Globe at Night
Contribute to the Data for the Quality of our Night Sky where ever you are.
Next Session: Dec 1st, 2021 07:00 PM
You can Register in advance for this meeting:
The link will stay the same for several months.(No meeting January)
On January 28, 2021, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) Board of Directors adopted a policy implementing the Five Principles for Responsible Outdoor Lighting
International Dark Sky Week – Victoria, Australia, Earth!
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.
Melbourne ISS NASA 2013 8 15 This image was taken before 4000K LED lights were rolled out.
Melbourne at night taken by Jessica Meir ISS NASA 2020 2 7 shows 4000K LED installations in place. The above 2 images are on different scales.
IDA Vic support LED’s which are 3000K or less, preferably 2700K.
3 Landscape images Credit: Alex Cherney – Terrastro
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The IDA Vic AGM will be on 6th December 2020, 11.00am. Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkd-CtrzgiHtM3Dmd2Gb7h8oqhhZVjWboq After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. READ MORE