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.

Solar farms power emissions reductions

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. 

Tools for a local, sustainable economic recovery

With financial hardships experienced across the board, solutions like Environmental Upgrade Agreements (EUA) that secure ongoing financial savings, while improving the efficiency and sustainability of infrastructure could be an important piece of the puzzle.