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Zoos Victoria CEO, Jenny Gray explains their sustainability journey to becoming the world's first carbon neutral zoos. AGL is a proud partner of Zoos Victoria.

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When Charlize turned 13, she was devastated when she found out she could no longer play rugby with the boys. But thanks to more and more women taking to the field, along with the hard work of many mums, dads and volunteers, Charlize has the opportunity to play the sport she loves.Through AGL's Power to Play program, grassroots rugby clubs across New South Wales have so far shared in more than $30,000 in donations. To learn how you can get involved, head along to agl.com.au/rugby today. Watch Charlize's story. [embed]https://youtu.be/G-N9IArOBJM[/embed]

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Running a grassroots rugby club isn’t easy. While player registration fees and the blood, sweat and tears of dedicated volunteers can ease the burden on a tight budget, cash-strapped, community-based clubs often still work tirelessly just to cover the costs of getting their teams on the park each season.But for the past two years, AGL and the NSW Waratahs have been helping rugby clubs across New South Wales fundraise with less of the fuss and Beecroft Rugby Club, in the Sydney suburb of Thornleigh, has been one of the success stories of the program. Counting the costs According to Beecroft Club President Dean Berkhout, competition for sponsorship dollars in grassroots sport has never been tighter, and that’s forcing clubs to rely more heavily on their own fundraising efforts.“It does cost a lot of money to even just run the club. If you’ve got a couple of big sponsors it’s fine, but if you lose a few, you’ve got to really find ways that you can become self-generating,” said Dean.“Our club canteen is a huge one for fundraising at home games, and apart from that, you’ve got guys out there trying to drum up sponsorship. That is quite difficult and not always the most fun thing to do, going around asking people for money. The fundraising side of things can be quite challenging and a little bit stressful.” The power of the program AGL’s Power to Play program helps give players, committee members and supporters more time to focus on what they love most, rugby.How it works is simple. When a fan or supporter switches their energy accounts over to AGL, they can nominate their community-based rugby club to score a donation of up to $150. The more nominations a club drums up, the larger the donation they receive to pay for things like new rugby equipment, fresh sports kits – even training courses for volunteer coaches.Over at Beecroft on the Upper North Shore, they earned $1400 in just one month by encouraging club members and supporters to make the switch to AGL.Dean said it’s been an ideal way for Beecroft to relook at how they went about fundraising, and he’s put their success down to promoting the AGL Power to Play program on Facebook, via email – as well as through a good old fashioned way, word of mouth.“It’s been really worthwhile for the club… we’ve put a bit more focus into it this year and made it a priority. If you can earn $1400 from AGL you’ve almost saved yourself from having to go out and get another sponsor, which does help a lot,” said Dean.To find out more about AGL’s ‘Power to Play’ program visit agl.com.au/rugby.

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We've headed across the Nullarbor to give homes and businesses in WA a new choice in gas. Now, we’re getting behind the West Coast Eagles.

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For the second year running, AGL – in partnership with the NSW Waratahs – is helping local rugby union clubs bring in dollars for much-needed equipment.

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Sustainability means thinking about the responsibilities we have to our employees, customers, investors, communities and the environment we operate in.

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Time is on my side, so said the Rolling Stones in 1964. Fast forward to the new millennium and we wait for nothing and nobody nowadays.

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It took nine months of long-distance dating and another year living in separate places in Melbourne for Justin and Wayne to move in together. Read why.

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By helping to build an inclusive and supportive workplace for LGBTI employees, AGL's Shine network reinforces its ongoing commitment to creating an inclusive and open workplace.

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Owner of Greg Tilden Auto Body Repairs, Scott explains how Port Macquarie's auto bodyworks businesses go about sharing customers, resources and know-how.

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Owner of IGA X-Press in Forest Lake, Queensland, Shyam has always enjoyed the company of people, just as he loves getting involved in the local community.

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As a small business owner, Matt puts his success down to investing in developing quality relationships, establishing values and being community-minded.

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Zoos Victoria is doing a wonderful job at making waves in wildlife conservation, and AGL is riding alongside them. The team that's turning the tide.

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AGL’s Silverton wind farm project – which is going up in the Barrier Range, around 20 kilometres northwest of Broken Hill – was keen to help the Broken Heel Festival find its feet.

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For some, retirement is that fun and relaxing life stage when you can switch off the need to get your head around new technologies.

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There is a determined young girl darting around the park in the under 9s for South Coogee, and she’s the quickest player on the park.

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Thanks to loyalty programs, spending hard-earned dollars on everyday purchases has never been more rewarding. But what's the best way to get bang for your buck?

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Rugby Union’s rules are difficult enough as is, but imagine if an interpreter was needed to translate directions from coaches, referees, and players into sign language.

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As the crow flies, Cobar is more than 700 kilometres from Sydney, buried away in far north-western New South Wales.

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