Seventeen mayors and councillors have called on the government to recognise the spiralling costs to communities from climate-fuelled extreme weather.
Noosa Council is identifying and preparing for the increased risks of coastal hazards, driven by climate change.
Local Governments tackling climate change have garnered national recognition at last night’s Cities Power Partnership Awards.
THE CITIES POWER PARTNERSHIP has today announced the finalists for its third annual national climate awards, recognising the work of local governments on the climate change frontline.
An innovative project spearheading a new approach to renewable energy is poised to deliver environmental, economic and social benefits to Lake Macquarie.
Seven out of ten local governments in the Hunter Region are bucking polluting coal and gas and embracing clean energy to create jobs and set the region up for a prosperous future.
Blue Mountains City Council recently trialled a fully electric garbage truck. The truck is 100% electric, so that it requires no other fuel.
Lake Macquarie residents invited to help transition Lake Macquarie City to renewable energy.
The virtual summit, Re-energise Australia: A Clean Jobs Summit, hosted by the Cities Power Partnership, will look to define opportunities for local government to create thousands of jobs and generate investment to local regions.
Lake Macquarie City Council’s dWELL contest will challenge industry professionals and tertiary students to design a new style of home with wellness, innovation, affordability and sustainability at its heart.
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS will vie for top honours in the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership’s annual National Climate Awards, which open for submissions today.
Media Release: Bushfire preparedness and climate on the agenda of expert and local government roundtable
Bushfire experts and Tasmanian councils will today join together in a roundtable discussion to plan and prepare against worsening bushfires in the State.
Energy-hungry office towers, university buildings, shopping centres and even chocolate factories will switch to wind power this week in a deal brokered by Melbourne City Council.
Dubbo Regional Council is replacing street lights, installing solar panels and introducing hybrid vehicles as it pushes for its new renewable energy targets.
Cairns council is rolling out four mini solar farms at five of the Cairns Region’s Waste Water Treatment Plants. Cairns Mayor Bob Manning said the development would make a significant contribution to Council’s emissions reduction.
Blue Mountains City Council has seen a 15% reduction in emissions since 2015/2016, based on emissions performance in the 2018/2019 financial year.
Orange City Council on track cut electricity costs and the city’s carbon footprint, as part of the Cities Power Partnership program.