Mayors and councillors stand together in climate call

Mayors and councillors stand together in climate call

SEVENTEEN mayors and councillors from New South Wales and Queensland have called on the government to recognise the spiralling costs to communities from climate-fuelled extreme weather, and do more to protect communities from costly and disruptive climate shocks. The...
Recognising councils’ action on climate change

Recognising councils’ action on climate change

A council’s floating solar farm and a museum’s energy upgrade project are among local government climate change initiatives recognised in awards. Since Newcastle Museum underwent an energy upgrade project, which saw new lighting and a 100kW solar panel installed, the...
COUNCILS TAKE TOP GONG AT NATIONAL CLIMATE AWARDS

COUNCILS TAKE TOP GONG AT NATIONAL CLIMATE AWARDS

At the inaugural Cities Power Partnership summit held on 18-19 October, we saw over 150 participants from local government across Australia show up in a united call for climate action. As part of this local government summit, an awards evening was held to recognise...

Council Lighting The Way On Tackling Climate Change

Eurobodalla Council has joined other councils around Australia in pledging to cut energy emissions as part of the Cities Power Partnership program. An initiative of the Climate Council, the partnership brings together cities and towns around Australia that are leading...