Better Together: Community Engagement

All around the country, we are seeing the power of communities working together to tackle climate change. Here are four community engagement initiatives spearheaded by local council.

Why Noosa’s fighting back on climate change

Noosa faces serious challenges from climate change, that’s why it’s fighting back. From declaring a climate emergency to installing hundreds of solar panels, this town is leading climate action.

We’ve Got the Power: Energy Initiatives Across Australia

With global temperatures on the rise from burning fossil fuels, it’s imperative we think about where our energy is coming from and how to use it more efficiently. Here are three amazing energy efficiency being initiatives spearheaded by local governments around the country.

Electric Vehicles: A Day On The Track

We spent a day on the track to create awareness and accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles at EV Test Drive Day hosted by CEFC and Transport for NSW.

Regional centres must secure climate and energy future

With no credible Federal approach to climate change in sight on the horizon, it’s time for our regional cities to step up to meet the challenge of climate change. Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are escalating, with a recent report suggesting that our country...

Cities Power Partnership announces new director and growth plans

THE CLIMATE COUNCIL’S CITIES Power Partnership, Australia’s largest local government climate alliance, has welcomed a new director to lead the program as it enters a fresh stage of growth. David Craven, formerly Australian representative for the C40 Cities Climate...

Can you imagine an Australia without beaches?

Margaret River, one of the world’s most beloved surf spots, is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts unless urgent action is taken.

That’s why the world’s top surfers joined forces with the Margaret River community to turn the tide on climate change.

A Renewables Road Trip

Ever wonder what a sea of 800K solar panels looks like? We found out on our South Australian Renewables Road Trip. From wind and solar farms to the big battery, we covered a lot of ground. 


Post-election, it’s clear that local governments will be instrumental in continuing to lead the charge on climate action by fostering renewable energy projects, encouraging efficiency, and reducing transport emissions in their communities – essentially leading...

Media release: Climate action swells in Margaret River

THE WORLD’S TOP SURFERS have joined forces with the Margaret River community to turn the tide on climate change at a landmark Climate Action Summit held today.   The community-driven Summit, supported by the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, the World Surf League and...

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