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...
Councils crowned climate leaders at national awards

Councils crowned climate leaders at national awards

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS tackling climate change have garnered national recognition at last night’s Cities Power Partnership Awards. The Awards, run by the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership, took place on Thursday 29 October virtually, recognising the unsung work of...
Mayors takes stand on climate change following bushfire threats

Mayors takes stand on climate change following bushfire threats

Blue Mountains Gazette Blue Mountains mayor Mark Greenhill has joined other mayors calling for urgent action on climate change to address the country’s catastrophic fire threat. Eleven mayors, including the leaders of fire-impacted council areas including...
Mayors on the bushfire battleground make climate call

Mayors on the bushfire battleground make climate call

MAYORS OF FIRE-STRICKEN AREAS have signed a statement calling on the Australian Government to acknowledge the link between climate change and the catastrophic fire conditions facing New South Wales and Queensland this week. Eleven mayors, including the leaders of...
Powerful councils partnership awarded for climate collaboration

Powerful councils partnership awarded for climate collaboration

This article first appeared in the Bega District News on October 19 2018 The Bega Valley Shire Council says it is delighted to be involved in a partnership that has taken out top honours for knowledge sharing at the inaugural Cities Power Partnership National Summit...