Our most recent updates are listed below. This information will be updated on an ongoing basis as the project rolls out.
For all media enquiries contact:
Media and Communications Officer
Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd. (WSROC)
Level 1, WSROC House
49 Campbell St
Blacktown NSW 2148
Phone: (02) 9671 4333 – Extension 107
Western Sydney councils celebrate end of street lighting project – 19 April 2016
LED street light halfway mark – 23 November 2015
At the end of October the project passed the halfway mark for installation.
Holroyd City Council Launch – 24 August 2015
- Holroyd City Council sees the (LED) light (published 24 August 2015)
Liverpool City Council launch – 18 August 2015
- Liverpool Council flicks switch on energy efficiency (published 18 August 2015)
Hawkesbury City Council launch – 4 August 2015
- Hawkesbury City Council switches on the (LED) lights (published 5 August 2015) – redirects to WSROC website.
Fairfield City Council launch – 30 July 2015
- Fairfield City Council Forging ‘Light Years Ahead’ (published 22 July 2015) – redirects to WSROC website.
Blacktown City Council launch – 13 July 2015
- LED lighting saves millions (published 13 July 2015) – redirects to WSROC website.
Parramatta City Council launch – 9 July 2015
- Parramatta City Council switches on the (LED) lights (published 7 July 2015) – redirects to WSROC website.
Project launch in Penrith – 22 May 2015
- Western Sydney councils see the (LED) light (published 18 May 2015) – redirects to WSROC website.
For images of installed LED street lights head to Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils’ (WSROC) Flickr. Please credit Serge Golikov.
For images of our project team at community events head to WSROC‘s Facebook page. Most photos of community events have been taken by Jay La or WSROC. Please check individual shots for photo credits.
To seek permission to use any photos related to this project please Contact Us.
In the media
Below is a selection of articles featuring Light Years Ahead:
- A Light Bulb Moment (Inspire Magazine, December 2015) – Accessibility note: Opens a PDF of electronic version of article. To obtain a print or electronic version please contact us. The whole magazine is online on the Institute of Public Works and Engineering Australasia website (the publisher) via an e-reader that is not accessible.
- Women LED-ing the Way for Energy Efficiency (1 Million Women, 06.12.15)
- LEDs filling our streets with lights (Parramatta Holroyd Sun, 19.11.15)
- Council is Light Years Ahead to save energy (Fairfield Champion, 28.07.15)
- WSROC launches $7.8m project to replace over 10% of Sydney’s street lights with LEDs (Lighting News, 26.05.15)
- ‘Green’ light bulb moment for councils installing LED street lights (Sydney Morning Herald, 21.05.15)
- LEDs to light up Western Sydney streets (Sustainability Matters, 19.05.15)