Climate Change Action

The City is delivering services and implementing programs that are working to reduce and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

We have adopted a Sustainability Framework that recognises climate change as a global emergency.

The Sustainability Framework brings together all of our priorities and actions relating to sustainability and climate change action.

We have ambitious emission targets and a clear mandate to create and maintain a sustainable, thriving environment for our community, that can withstand the impacts of climate change.


Sustainability Framework

The Sustainability Framework has the following objectives:

  • plan and deliver a reduction of carbon emissions
  • build community resilience to the impacts of climate change
  • increase the quantity and quality of our protected natural environment
  • lead and support our community to adopt sustainable practices to move towards zero-waste
  • manage our water efficiently using best practice standards
  • green our urban spaces.


Key climate change action priorities

Our key priorities and actions draw on existing City programs, plans and strategies, such as:




Page last updated: Tuesday, 31 March 2020