Council urged to demonstrate effective environmental leadership

Mik AidtNews, Submissions

Geelong Sustainability’s submission to Geelong Council’s budget is a call for more effective environmental leadership in the municipality. While it’s exciting to see the City of Greater Geelong giving special emphasis to sustainability and the One Planet Living framework in its new Council Plan 2018–22, an examination of Council’s 2018-19 Draft Budget makes it apparent that these important leadership aspirations … Read More

Submission on Victoria’s carbon emission reduction targets

Vicki PerrettNews, Submissions

The Victorian government is planning to set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for the years 2025 and 2030 and has appointed an independent expert panel to provide advice on this. The panel has been seeking input from the community to inform its advice to the Minister. The consultation closes on 1 May 2018 at 5pm. Apart from signing on to … Read More

Better bike connections in Geelong

Mik AidtNews, Submissions

The Council survey results are in …and what amazing results! 565 people completed the survey, and over 70 per cent of them supported the Southern Cycling Corridor between Belmont and the CBD, while over 80 per cent of respondents were supportive of the Western Cycling Corridor between Geelong West and the CBD. → It’s worth looking at the details: Survey … Read More