Net Zero: How are Australian councils playing their part?

Net Zero: How are Australian councils playing their part?

There’s been a lot of talk about climate action and ‘net zero’ targets following COP26, the international climate summit, where many countries ramped up their commitments to reducing emissions. But what does ‘net zero’ mean, why does it matter and how are Australian...
Queenscliffe community spearheads Climate Emergency Response Plan

Queenscliffe community spearheads Climate Emergency Response Plan

The Borough of Queenscliffe has partnered with Queenscliffe Climate Action Group and the Wadawurrung traditional owners to co-develop Council’s Climate Emergency Response Plan, demonstrating what is possible when council and residents work together in an open,...
Driving down ACT’s emissions with zero emissions vehicles

Driving down ACT’s emissions with zero emissions vehicles

ACT Government is planning to transition its entire fleet to zero emission vehicles by 2040, adopting 20 hydrogen vehicles and utilising the first public hydrogen refuelling station in Australia.  This case study explores how ACT Government is setting ambitious...
Shoalhaven’s Mayor is leading local action on climate change

Shoalhaven’s Mayor is leading local action on climate change

Mayor Amanda Findley is a strong advocate for climate action, actively tackling the big issues for the Shoalhaven community. This case study takes a closer look at Mayor Findley’s sustainability work, exploring what led to her taking home the Climate Ambassador Award...
Mornington’s community driven Climate Emergency Plan

Mornington’s community driven Climate Emergency Plan

Mornington Peninsula Shire is ahead of the curve when it comes to action on climate, taking major strides towards net zero emissions. This case study explores how Mornington Peninsula Shire recognised the urgency of climate change and the steps they took to respond....