As owner of the Tallawarra power station, EnergyAustralia is proud to be part of the Illawarra region and is committed to making a positive difference to our local community. We recognise the importance of engaging with the community to build a vibrant place to live and work.

Consultation plays a key role in helping us to gain a greater understanding of the Illawarra community’s opinions, priorities and expectations.

Community Grants Program

EnergyAustralia Tallawarra provides community funding for local initiatives that will deliver sustainable benefits to the Illawarra region.

The Illawarra Region extends from Helensburgh in the north to Gerroa in the south. Applicants with projects that benefit communities close to the Tallawarra Power Station are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Community Grants Applications will be accepted each year between

  • Round 1: 1 March – 31 March
  • Round 2: 1 September – 30 September

For more information, email:

Congratulations to last year’s recipients!

EnergyAustralia is proud to announce that in 2023 we supported the following community groups through our community grant program.


Community liaison group

We recognise that we have a responsibility to consult with and support the local Illawarra community. Our Community Liaison Group engages with the community on a regular basis.