Aligning with SECCCA’s vision, state and federal government must become aware of the significant challenge facing councils given the scale of impact that the changing climate presents. Local governments are at the frontline supporting communities to grapple with the daily impacts of climate change. This is occurring whilst local governments still need to provide services and infrastructure which themselves are being impacted. SECCCA Strategic Plan 2019-2024. The following submissions articulate an agreed advocacy position that the Executive Officer has actively pursued on behalf of SECCCA, noting that the position of SECCCA does not necessarily represent the individual views of member councils.