Lismore City Council

70 councils representing 7.5M take climate action

SEVENTY LOCAL COUNCILS across Australia, representing over 7.5 million people, have vowed to take action to tackle climate change in their own backyards. The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership, Australia’s fastest-growing national climate program for local...

Australian councils at the cutting edge of climate change policy

This article originally appeared in Architecture and Design here. According to the Climate Council, Australian councils are way ahead of state and federal governments when it comes to tackling climate change and capitalising on renewable energy. According to the...

Climate action: Sub-national governments getting the job done

Released 01/03/2018 The ACT’s new partnership with Parkes Shire Council and Lismore City Council will enable all three cities to learn from each other to better tackle climate change, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury said today. Minister...

Council and community farming the sun together

Regional communities are turning to clean energy solutions to combat energy price hikes. Lismore, in northern New South Wales, is no exception, embracing renewable energy and partnered with the Lismore City Council to develop Australia’s largest floating solar farm....

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...

Floating solar farm set to shine

Australia's largest floating solar farm to be launched in northern NSW has the backing of a network of 70 councils - representing more than 7.5 million people - who are pledging to cut greenhouse gas pollution in their backyards. The project in Lismore is being buoyed...

Local councils step up climate change action with CPP

As Australia swelters through intense heat waves, local councils have stepped up to tackle climate change in their own backyard. The Cities Power Partnership (CPP), Australia’s fastest growing local government climate network, this week welcomed 35 new councils,...