Welcome to our Events page. Come and meet Diesel (if allowed) at a range of planned events including public demonstrations, speaking engagements, expos and community events in Melbourne and select locations around regional Victoria. Explore this site to find an event near you, or get in touch if you know of an event in your area that we should know about. Check back regularly for updates, or sign up for our newsletter.

    Past Events

    We've wrapped up our events for 2013... we've had a wild ride and thank you to everyone for visiting Diesel and for your continued support.

    In the meantime take a look back to where your imagination was sparked at a selection of past Poo Power! events.

    • Sustainable Living Festival 2014

      DateSunday, 16th February 2014
      VenueUnder the Gum, Birrarung Marr
      DetailsIn 2014 the Poo Power! revolution continues. There are now over 4.2 million dogs in Australia. We love our dogs but we can also love their poo as it has the poo-tential to light our parks and keep our waterways healthy. We'll be displaying our dog waste biogas generator prototype in public for the first time and we'll show you why you should care about dog poo as much as our ambassador Diesel the dog.
    • Kids Teaching Kids Conference 2013

      DateMonday, 28th October 2013
      VenueEtihad Stadium, Docklands
      TypeConference / Expert Panel
      DetailsOn the first day of the Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference, Poo Power!'s Duncan Chew will be on an expert panel to answer your questions on waterway health, biogas generation, dogs and anything else you care to ask him. Session title: "Local Waterways Heroes."
    • National Science Week 2013: Living Science

      DateSunday, 18th August 2013
      VenueQueen Victoria Market
      TypePublic event
      DetailsLook out for National Science Week in 2014 ( Until then check out the photos from Living Science published on our Facebook page, GreenNation.
    • Clean Energy Week 2013

      DateFriday, 26th July 2013
      VenueBrisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
      DetailsAt Clean Energy Week 2013, Poo Power! was named as a finalist in the Clean Energy Awards for Community Engagement. Read the press release:
    • AYCC Power Shift 2013

      DateSaturday, 13th July 2013
      VenueMonash University, Clayton
      TypeSummit / Workshop / Panel
      DetailsCheck out the photos published on our Facebook page, GreenNation.
      Diesel may be making an appearance
    • Dog Lovers Show 2013

      DateFriday, 3rd May 2013 to Sunday, 5th May 2013
      VenueRoyal Exhibition Building, Carlton
      DetailsCheck out the photos from the inaugural Dog Lovers Show published on our Facebook page, GreenNation.
    • Pets in the Park 2013

      DateSaturday, 23rd March 2013
      VenueCentral Park, Malvern East
      TypeCommunity event
      DetailsCheck out the photos published on our Facebook page, GreenNation.
      Diesel may be making an appearance
    • 'Dog Poo - The Truth At Last'

      DateThursday, 21st February 2013
      VenueVillage Rivoli Cinemas, Hawthorn East
      TypeMovie screening / Forum discussion
      DetailsAfter appearing at international film festivals in 2012, 'Dog Poo - The Truth At Last' (52 minutes) can be enjoyed in your own home! Watch the trailer by clicking the link below, then head to our Resources page for purchasing details.
    • Sustainable Living Festival 2013

      DateSaturday, 16th February 2013
      Venue'The Shed' talk tent, River Promenade, Federation Square, Melbourne
      DetailsCheck out the photos and read about the excitement of the SLF in Duncan's post, "My Story of Change."
      Diesel may be making an appearance
    • The Poo Power! Launch

      DateThursday, 29th November 2012
      VenueEdinburgh Gardens, North Fitzroy
      TypePublic event
      DetailsCheck out the photos and read about our first public event in our blog post "Blast Off!"
      Diesel may be making an appearance
    • Bioenergy Australia Conference 2012

      DateMonday, 26th November 2012
      VenueSebel & Citygate Albert Park Hotel; Melbourne, Victoria
      TypeConference presentation
      Details'Poo Power! The communication and engagement of biogas science and technology with the general public'. Copies of the presentation slides are available upon request.

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    About Diesel


    Diesel is an inspiration. Plus he makes some of the poo. Diesel is proof that one pooch can make a difference.

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    • Green Nation
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