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Published June 11, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong
Our FRAP project concluded with a very informative Outcome and Skill Development workshop held in Dandenong in May. Member councils shared what they had learnt with other alliances, state government, Melbourne Water and research and educational institutions such as RMIT. Sharing information in this way is exactly what alliances do best – we not only leverage … Continue reading Financial Risk Adaptation Planning (FRAP)
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
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
Published July 29, 2014 | By SECCCA
This manual highlights leading case studies and practical resources from Australian municipalities and overseas, and includes a step-by-step framework for effectively embedding climate risk into council operations.