Resource Topic: Local Government
Dr Greg Moore Urban Trees Slideset, August 31, 20221/09/2022
Dr Judy Bush – Urban trees and policy slideset August 31 20221/09/2022
Urban Trees – Chris Spencer’s Slideset – August 20221/09/2022
Lighter footprints Submission Boroondara Budget 2022-235/07/2022
This lighter Footprints submission on the Boroondara Budget for 2022-23 raises a number of concerns. -Lack of meaningful community engagement with the process of budget consultations. Lack of detail on the initiatives funded. -Overall low funding for the Climate Action Plan and the possibility that the underspend for 2021/22 will not be rolled over to […]
Boroondara Council Contacts 20218/10/2021
Boroondara Council Contacts 2021
Tips sheet for Boroondara’s Climate Action Plan and Climate Emergency Declaration funding increase8/10/2021
Tips sheet for Boroondara’s Climate Action Plan and Climate Emergency Declaration funding increase
Agenda with links for Learn more about Boroondara’s Climate Action Plan27/09/2021
Agenda with links for Learn more about Boroondara’s Climate Action Plan. You can also view the meeting again on our You Tube channel, and check out our tweet string here.
Submission on the City of Boroondara Draft Climate Action Plan26/07/2021
Lighter Footprints Submission on the City of Boroondara Draft Climate Action Plan
Boroondara Council Climate Priorities and Actions – KCCA26/07/2021
Boroondara Council Climate Priorities and Actions – KCCA
Tips Sheet for Boroondara Climate Action Plan Survey25/07/2021
Two page Tips Sheet for Boroondara Draft Climate Action Plan community engagement Survey
Presenters slides: Community Batteries event with Greg Hannan, Citipower/United and Chris Wallin, YEF, June 30 20211/07/2021
Presenters’ Slides: Community Battery Event, June 30th 2021 with Greg Hannan, Head of Network Solutions, Citipower/United energy Chris Wallin, Community Battery Project Manager, Yarra Energy Foundation Check out our Community Battery information page with links to many resources. You Tube video with directory and chapter points. Image Album
City of Boroondara proposed budget 2020-202117/07/2020
Letter to Cr Cynthia Watson Mayor of the City of Boroondara on 17th July 2020. Lighter Footprints welcomes the opportunity to comment on the City of Boroondara’s Proposed Budget for 2020-2021. While these consultations are a requirement under the legislation, we ask that the Council move beyond mere compliance to put in place a consultative […]
Local Government Electoral Systems.17/07/2020
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 […]
Independent Review of the EPBC Act 19998/05/2020
A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Independent Review of the EPBC Act made April 2020.
Victorian Local Government Bill 20193/07/2019
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.
All LFP submissions to government inquiries & reviews from July 2018 to July 20191/07/2019
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 Electoral Commission – Local Council Electoral Representation Review – Boroondara City Council : Response to VEC’s Preliminary Report2/05/2019
Lighter Footprints welcomes the release on 10 April 2019 by The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) of its Preliminary Report as part of its regular electoral representation review of the City of Boroondara; and appreciates the further opportunity to comment on this matter.
City of Boroondara Proposed Budget 2019-201/05/2019
Lighter Footprints welcomes the opportunity to comment on the City of Boroondara’s Proposed Budget for 2019-20 which gives insights into the priorities and operations of our Council. We see the invitation as a significant contribution to democracy in local government.
Victorian Electoral Commission – Local Council Electoral Representation Review – Boroondara City Council1/02/2019
An opportunity to make a submission to the regular electoral representation review of the City of Boroondara that the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) is required to conduct under the Victorian Local Government Act 1989.
City of Boroondara Proposed Budget 2018-193/05/2018
Lighter Footprints welcomes the opportunity to comment on the City of Boroondara’s draft revised Council Plan for 2017-21 and proposed Budget for 2018-19. These two documents together with other strategic, planning and action documents give important insights into the priorities and operations of our Council. We see the invitation for the community to have their […]
City of Boroondara Tree Protection Local Law Review1/03/2018
An opportunity to contribute to the 12-month review of the Tree Protection Local Law which has been in place since 26 November 2016, replacing an earlier Local Law that commenced in 2006. This review derives from a resolution taken by the Council when the local law was approved in 2016.
City of Boroondara Draft Community Plan 2017 – 20271/11/2017
Submission by Lighter Footprints Inc to the Council’s request for comment on its draft Community Plan.