Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (Vic)

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Stay in play: recreation reserves and climate change workshop

This initiative provided a free workshop and information regarding best-practice principles for turf maintenance around recreation reserves, in drought affected rural areas. The workshop is specifically aimed at sports clubs and sport reserve Committees of Management.

Feasibility study for the Chittick Park micro-grid project

The Chittick Park micro-grid project is a collaborative project between the community and Council, funded via a Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) grant to assess the feasibility of installing a solar unit on the Seymour Sports and Aquatic Centre (SSAC).

On for young and old: kinders and senior citizens facilities

Council-owned kindergartens and senior bitizens’ buildings in the Southern Grampians Shire were assessed for thermal efficiency, water supply reliability, water tightness and energy efficiency to ensure that the Shire’s most vulnerable groups are provided with climate-adapted facilities as the climate becomes generally hotter and drier...

Battery storage revolution

Battery storage offers numerous benefits to vulnerable communities by supporting energy management and building resilience. Council and the community acknowledge energy storage as a logical next step to increase community capacity for energy management given a constrained local grid network, strong solar resource and demonstrated...

Waste to energy feasibility study

In 2015 Mount Alexander Shire Council assisted a pre-feasibility study led by the Mount Alexander Sustainability Group that investigated bio-energy opportunities across Castlemaine. The 2015 pre-feasibility study confirmed the scale, quality and volume of several waste streams as being suitable for anerobic digestion. The current...