Media Summary and Key Highlights from the Stimulus Summit

Smart Energy Council’s Stimulus Summit: A Renewables-Led Economic Recovery brought together government, industry and exports to discuss a vision for low-carbon economic recovery led by electrification and renewable energy.

More than 3,500 people registered making this Australia’s biggest ever online renewable energy event.  There was considerable media coverage of the event with more than 350 media clips (including syndication) mentioning the Summit. The audience also engaged on Twitter with a reach for more than 300k on the hashtag #StimulusSummit.


Media alerts were widely distributed ahead of the Stimulus Summit, in addition there were two renewable energy announcements from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palazszcuk.

View Media Release 4 May 2020. Pre-event media outreach prompted coverage from:

  • AAP;
  • Crikey;
  • The Guardian;
  • ABC Radio North Queensland; and
  • Renew Economy.


A follow up media release was distributed on 7 May 2020 outlining the event highlights - click here to view.

Following the Summit, content was covered by:

  • Nine Newspapers;
  • The Australian;
  • Renew Economy; and
  • Australia’s Mining Monthly.

Further media coverage was also achieved when the Summit recordings were published.


SMH Ross Garnaut   The Guardian   The Australian Business Review   Daily Mail

For Full Clippings List - click here.


Over 330k reach for the hashtag #stimulussummit.

Twitter Stimulus Summit 6 May 2020