Submission to Vic Govt for “Victoria’s Offshore Wind Policy Directions Paper”: LINK:>> LF submission – offshore wind policy 28th Jun 2022 The Victorian Government has recently committed to a 2032 offshore wind target for Victoria of at least 2GW, aiming for first power by 2028. It has also set targets to reach 4GW of offshore […]
Lighter Footprints has signed the Joint Statement on Victoria getting off Fossil Gas
Submission on Victoria’s Gas Substitution Roadmap
Lighter Footprints submits that a Crib Point gas terminal would be a mistake, and the facilities at Point Kembla are sufficient Westernport is unspoilt, environmentally valuable and valued for its recreational uses The gas terminal at Crib Point would cause considerable environmental damage The local community is strongly opposed The proposed gas shortfall could be […]
Reducing Victoria’s Emissions Detailed suggestions in three sectors – electricity, land use and transport. “Victoria has just experienced over the 2019-20 summer what a 1-degree Celsius hotter climate can mean. The costs of not taking action on climate change has proven to be extremely high and certainly higher than that modeled by the consultants assisting […]
We wish to express our concern over provisions in the Local Government Act 2020 relating to electoral systems in local government. This new legislation gives the Local Government Minister significantly expanded powers to alter the existing arrangements and to replace multi-member representation with single ward systems. We see this as a backward step that will […]
An opportunity to contribute to the inquiry that the Environment and Planning Committee is undertaking into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities. Our Position The debate around climate change has become complex, multi-faceted and highly politicised. This has resulted in almost total policy failure especially at the federal level of government. Recent experience has shown […]
An opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed Local Government Bill 2019 that the Victorian Government is planning to table in Parliament in the near future. This bill is the successor of the Local Government Bill 2018 which lapsed following the recent Victorian State elections.
An opportunity to provide input to inform the Government’s decision on targets and consideration of priority actions to reduce Victoria’s emissions to inform development of pledges to 2025.
This booklet contains submissions that Lighter Footprints has made to reviews and inquiries by Governments at the Federal, State and local levels from July 2018 to July 2019.
Victorian government’s consultation on emissions targets – Questions: The Independent Expert Panel’s recommended targets. Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Victoria. Benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria. Barriers to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria. Impacts of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria. Other Comments.
Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for Victoria (2021 – 2030). Thank you for the opportunity to make a submission to the Independent Expert Panel that was established by the Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio to provide advice on the first two sets of interim targets for 2021-25 and 2026-30.