RSA Ballarat sqareRSA Newsletter November 2016

Hi RSAB Members. As we have completed our meeting schedule for 2016 and will regroup in early 2017, I am forwarding you information that will be of interest to your organisations and may allow collaborative responses. On behalf of BREAZE and the RSAB members, I wish everyone a safe and happy festive season.

Regards Ian Rossiter
Chair RSAB

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT NEW ENERGY JOBS FUND ROUND TWO
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DELWP VIC Gvt logoDELWP Regional Partnerships Meeting

October 31st

Tarn Kruger, representing BREAZE met with Christine Ferguson, the Regional Director of the Grampians Region DELWP.

The ideas Tarn / BREAZE put forward at Monday’s meeting were around climate change; water security; and population change, and the importance for communities and industries to respond and prepare. On-going investment in research and development is critical in climate change mitigation and adaptation. In addition, issues facing the built environment concern energy supply and use; housing standards (sustainably); and transport efficiency and energy solutions.

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Ballarat City location mapWhat Do City of Ballarat Council Candidates Plan to do About Climate Change?

BREAZE sent out the following survey questions to each of the City of Ballarat Councillor Election candidate’s email addresses registered on the Victorian Electoral Commission’s website:

  1. What are your top 3 priorities for Council over the next 4 years?
  2. Why?
  3. How have you personally and publicly responded to the challenges of reducing greenhouse gas emissions?
  4. How might the City of Ballarat address the issues raised by global warming and climate change?
  5. How could you influence these decisions?
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In response to BREAZE's submission to the LAL LAL Wind Farm permit we have been invited to attend the public hearing to speak in support of our written submission.

Through our submission we have shown our support of the project and will not be attending in person.   Our submission will still be considered and we notify people of the outcome when it becomes known.

RSA Ballarat sqareBREAZE has provided the chair and secretarial role for Regional Sustainable Alliance Ballarat (RSAB) over the last 2 years to ensure that there is information, communication and coordination of organisations in the region over matters relating to environmental sustainability.

RSAB has representation from DELWP, Sustainability Victoria, our regional waste and resource recovery group (GCWWRG), Committee for Ballarat, Ballarat Environment Network, Federation University, City of Ballarat, Cultivate Agribusiness, PLEA Network Central Victoria Greenhouse Alliance and BREAZE.

 

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