Frankston powers up its fight for the future

Frankston City has joined more than 130 councils across Australia in signing on to the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership. Cr Sue Baker said: “The councils involved represent half of Australia’s residents, and this partnership allows us to share knowledge,...

Case Study: Keeping Climate on the Economic Agenda

With the current economic climate, reduced council rates and the focus on recovering the economy, many councils have seen climate change action and priorities fall to the wayside. While this can be discouraging, there are ample opportunities to bridge the gap between...

MEDIA RELEASE: Mayors commit to clean, local jobs

21 OCTOBER 2020 OVER FORTY mayors and councillors from across the country have today released a joint statement committing to economic recovery solutions that create jobs and tackle climate change. The mass commitment to a sustainable economic recovery aims to support...

MEDIA RELEASE: National Climate Awards Finalists Announced

20 OCTOBER 2020 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.  Finalists were selected from a record number of entries submitted...

$40,000 design comp to showcase new ways to dWELL

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.