Sustainability policies, strategies and plans

Discover Council's strategies and plans to create a sustainable future for our City.

Act and Adapt: Sustainable Environment Strategy 2018-28

This strategy outlines the City of Port Phillip’s commitment to environmental sustainability for the organisation and the wider community.

It establishes a pathway that will help transition the City to a greener, cooler more liveable City where we are all reducing our impact on the environment and are more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

Act and Adapt: Sustainable Environment Strategy 2018-28 (PDF 2.8 MB)
Act and Adapt: Sustainable Environment Strategy 2018-28 (DOCX 2.6 MB)

Supporting policies, strategies and plans

Explore other policies, strategies and plans that contribute to achieving our sustainability goals:

Sustainable City Community Action Plan

The Sustainable City Community Action Plan (2017-2020) outlines the actions Council will take to support the community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste. This includes residents, businesses, community services and schools.

Council has committed to funding community programs in this action plan for an additional year in 2020-21

A greener, cooler, more liveable City

Greening Port Phillip Strategy & Street Tree Planting Guide

Foreshore Management Plan (PDF 10MB)

Sustainable Design Strategy and Policy (PDF 2.8 MB)

A water sensitive City

Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) Guidelines (PDF 7.3 MB)

Elster Creek Catchment Flood Management Plan

A sustained reduction in waste

Don’t Waste It! Waste Management Strategy (PDF 2MB)

Previous strategies and plans

You can also find information on our previous Sustainable Environment Strategy, supporting Plans, and Annual Progress Reports here:

Sustainable Environment Strategy Current State Report 2018 (PDF 3.89 MB)

Sustainable Environment Strategy Initial Data Analysis May 2018 (PDF 1.46 MB)

Toward Zero (PDF 578 KB)

Annual Progress Report 2016/17 (DOCX 54 KB)

Annual Progress Report 2016/17 (PDF 937 KB)

Annual Progress Report 2015/16 (PDF 4.93 MB)

Annual Progress Report 2015/16 (DOCX 54 KB)

Annual Progress Report 2014/15 (PDF 869 KB)

Annual Progress Report 2011/12 and 2012/13 (PDF 9.17 MB)

Annual Progress Report 2010/11 (PDF 9.17 MB)

Annual Progress Report 2009/10 (PDF 3.05 MB)