Australian councils unite over bushfire risks

SBS NEWS | February 20, 2019 As councils from around Australia met in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, to demand action on climate change, fires continued to burn across northern NSW. Less than a week after 120 buildings were destroyed and dozens more damaged in a...

COUNCILS CALLED TO RAMP UP BUSHFIRE ACTION

COUNCILS AROUND AUSTRALIA have today been called to help protect their communities from worsening bushfires by the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership.   Over 65 local and state government representatives, academics and community groups met in Katoomba,...

Our Future: cause of heightened fire risk is now obvious

Blue Mountains Gazette | February 11, 2019   No one is more aware of bushfire risks than people who live in the Blue Mountains. Our home, just outside Sydney, is surrounded by beautiful, World-Heritage listed forests - and due to climate change, each bushfire...

Councils can help build bushfire-smart communities

The Scone Advocate | February 9, 2019   As a firefighter for nearly 50 years, I’ve seen first-hand the devastation bushfire brings to communities. And this month in particular, with fires raging in Tasmania and Victoria and the anniversary of Black Saturday, is a...

Powerful councils partnership awarded for climate collaboration

This article first appeared in the Bega District News on October 19 2018 The Bega Valley Shire Council says it is delighted to be involved in a partnership that has taken out top honours for knowledge sharing at the inaugural Cities Power Partnership National Summit...

Council commits to climate change challenge

This article first appeared in the Coffs Coast Advocate on 17 October 2018 Coffs Harbour City Council has joined forces with other councils across Australia to slash greenhouse gas pollution and tackle worsening climate change, as the latest council to join the Cities...

Climate change summit in Kiama a hot topic

Some of the world’s best minds working to tackle climate change will arrive in Kiama for the inaugural Cities Power Partnership National Summit, on October 18-19.

Randwick, Bayside councils sign up for solar

RANDWICK and Bayside councils will benefit from a new deal with Origin to receive solar power. They along with 18 other councils in the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils have signed up to a power purchase agreement with Origin, sourcing 39,000 MWh of...

A Green City: Ballarat

City of Ballarat has reaffirmed its commitment to building Ballarat’s profile as a green city. The Climate Council today announced Ballarat has joined the Cities Power Partnership, the largest local government climate change program in Australia.

Shire of Northam commits to tackle climate change

The Shire of Northam has joined forces with other councils across Australia to slash greenhouse gas pollution and tackle worsening climate change as the latest council to join the Cities Power Partnership.   The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership program...

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