Taking action on the climate emergency
Port Phillip is already experiencing the impacts of climate change.
Council declared a climate emergency in 2019, recognising that climate change is a global challenge, and everyone must play their part.
How are we taking climate action in Port Phillip?
What we are doing to meet the challenge
Investing in our assets
- Designing, building and maintaining our roads, drains and buildings to reduce their environmental impact and to be resilient to extreme weather.
Working with our community and partners
- Working together to mitigate and adapt to climate change
- Supporting and empowering residents and businesses to reduce their emissions, waste and water.
Changing how we deliver our services
- Reducing emissions, waste and water from Council’s services and ensuring we can continue to deliver services for our community in the future climate.
Creating a Sustainable Port Phillip
We are striving to ensure a sustainable future for the City of Port Phillip where our environmentally aware and active community benefits from living in a bayside city that is greener, cooler, cleaner and climate resilient. We are reducing our own emissions and preparing our City and community for a changing environment.
We are committed to creating a Sustainable Port Phillip by focusing on five priorities.
How you can take climate action
Take action today by following these nine sustainability steps.