Regional environmental actions

Regional environmental actions

Council is working regionally to increase trees, reduce greenhouse emissions, protect the bay and adapt to climate change

Greening the West

Hobsons Bay City Council is a partner with City West Water, local western council s and Victorian Government organisations to create more liveable suburbs, a cleaner environment and contribute to improved community health. Greening the West aims to positively impact the health status, climate and environment of Melbourne’s west by increasing the tree canopy cover and vegetation through its suburbs.

Have your say about Greening the West – a regional initiative for urban greening

Hobsons Bay City Council is a proud partner of Greening the West, an initiative that aims to deliver positive health and social outcomes for communities in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Alongside other councils, government agencies, industry and community groups we seek to enhance Melbourne’s west through urban greening – planting trees and vegetation and creating quality green spaces for people to enjoy.

We are currently reviewing how news and information about Greening the West is delivered and we would like to hear from you. Please visit http://greeningthewest.org.au/have-your-say/ and have your say via a short survey. Your thoughts are useful, and appreciated.

For more information and to get involved, go to: www.greeningthewest.org.au

Western Alliance for Greenhouse Action (WAGA)

Hobsons Bay City Council is an active member of the Western Alliance for Greenhouse Action. This alliance includes western suburb municipalities that work jointly on regional climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives to reduce the potential impact and outcomes of climate change.

Find out more at http://waga.com.au/

Association of Bayside Municipalities

Hobsons Bay City Council is a member of the Association of Bayside Municipalities. The ten Councils of the ABM work together to actively manage and maintain the Port Phillip Bay coast to achieve the highest levels of community benefit by protecting and enhancing the social, economic and environmental values of the bay. Find out more at http://abm.org.au/

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