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Energy Saver Study on Radio

Published June 16, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

Radio personality Jon Faine and SECCCA’s EO Greg Hunt discuss how the Energy Saver Study project proves positive changes can be made to assist householders with their energy usage and comfort in their homes. Vulnerable householders were the focus of the project, but the findings can be rolled out in all homes.

Postcard from Paris – Jess Wingad, President of SECCCA

Published February 4, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

  Mornington Peninsula Shire has taken an ambitious and forward-thinking approach to climate change mitigation through the adoption of a robust and achievable Carbon Neutrality Policy. Shire Mayor, Councillor Graham Pittock and Councillor Hugh Fraser were invited to attend COP21, the Climate Change Conference in Paris as part of our long standing membership with ICLEI … Continue reading Postcard from Paris – Jess Wingad, President of SECCCA

Financial Risk Adaptation Planning

Published December 15, 2015 | By Janet Armstrong

Councils launch business cases to respond to climate change financial risk. The launch of SECCCA’s FRAP program at the DELWP offices recently showcased the variety and relevance of projects to councils. Now the results need to be reviewed and recommendations implemented. Bushfires, floods, heatwaves and severe weather events all place significant pressure on Council resources, … Continue reading Financial Risk Adaptation Planning

SECCCA Leaders’ Breakfast

Published October 15, 2015 | By Janet Armstrong

The recent Leaders’ Breakfast, held annually to keep member councils up-to-date in the work that we are doing across the region, is another way that we interact with Government. In 2014 our guest speaker was the Hon Greg Hunt, federal Minister for the Environment. This year our guest speaker was Anthony Carbines MP, State Member … Continue reading SECCCA Leaders’ Breakfast