Welcome to the Victorian Local Government Sustainability Site

Welcome to a library of sustainability information for local government. The site includes resources covering the natural and built environments, council operations, and projects established under the Victorian Adaptation and Sustainability Partnership.

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Adaptation & Sustainability Partnership

The Victorian Adaptation and Sustainability Partnership (formerly the Accord) aims to strengthen cooperation between the State Government and local government, in areas of shared priority, such as sustainability and climate change.

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Green Infrastructure Economic Framework - Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies

Municipal Association of Victoria | 23/06/2016

Feature Project

The Evidence Base for Linkages between Green Infrastructure, Public Health and Economic Benefit - Bowen & Parry

Municipal Association of Victoria | 23/06/2016

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Built Environment

Sustainable built environments can affect energy use, travel behaviours, air quality, waste generated and resource use.

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Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard (BESS) Final report

Moreland City Council | 13/10/2014

Feature Project

Growing Green Guide for Melbourne - Final Report

Municipal Association of Victoria | 21/08/2014

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Natural Environment

Natural resource management, biodiversity, native vegetation management and weed and pest management.

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Green Infrastructure and its Tri-Benefits: Health, Environment and Economic - City of Melbourne

Municipal Association of Victoria | 23/06/2016

Feature Project

Green Infrastructure and its Tri-Benefits: Health, Environment and Economic - City of Melbourne

Municipal Association of Victoria | 23/06/2016

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Council Operations

Internal processes and organisational operations, councils can make big sustainability impacts and act as role models for the wider community.

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Hume Greenhouse Inventory Protocols Manual

Municipal Association of Victoria | 20/02/2015

Feature Project

Hume Greenhouse Inventory Protocols Manual

Municipal Association of Victoria | 20/02/2015

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