councils

Councils turn to sustainability to deal with funding cuts

For local councils, funding cutbacks and having to do “more with less“ is standard business practice. But one consultancy that’s worked with 200 local government authorities around the country says…

NSW grants to help councils combat climate change

NSW grants to help councils combat climate change

NSW councils can now apply for grants to plant trees, put up shade clothes and install water-misting systems in public places under the state government’s new $3.5 million grant program.

Five ways cities can step up on climate change

Five ways cities can step up on climate change

New leaders are emerging to meet the climate challenge. Cities and towns in Australia and across the world are taking charge of their future and moving swiftly to reduce their climate impact and secure a clean energy future for their residents.