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Sustainability Levy


Sustainability Levy Projects 2019/20

The Sustainability Levy is a special rate variation (levy) of 6% to be utilised specifically for sustainability projects from Council’s Sustainability Action Plan.

Council will receive $1,171,187 through the Sustainability Levy in 2019/20 which has been budgeted to be spent on projects as listed below.

Project NameBudget



Backyard Habitat Program$43,300
Bush Friends$38,548
Fauna Survey$25,000
Feral Animal Control$8,000
Bushland Park - Stormwater Improvements - Stage 4 $57,475
Lovetts Reserve Bush Regeneration Project - Stage 3$25,000
Moore Street Bush Regeneration - Stage 3$6,150
Powerful Owl Project Support$8,000
Rope Access Noxious Weed Control$15,000
Warraroon Wetlands Restoration - Stage 3$6,000
Woodford Bay Reserve Walking Track Upgrade - Stage 4 $22,000
Business Engagement Events$10,000
LoRaWAN Smart Digital Cities$20,000
Ongoing monitoring of the Longueville Rd Bus Interchange $5,500
Sustainable Methods for Controlling Vermin in the Plaza$50,000
Village Graffiti Reduction$32,000
Carbon and Water Use Targets$60,000
Streetlighting LED Accelerated Program$180,000
Sustainability Reporting$14,000
Sustainable Council Buildings$135,000
Awards and Community Grants $15,000
Cycle Skills Course$5,000
Community Well-being survey$8,000
Every Child A Bushland Experience$8,000
Lane Cove Bush Kids$56,900
Love Where You Live Lane Cove$64,250
Preserving Memory - Dementia Collection$7,000
Program Management$46,364
Sustainability Communications$18,000
Sustainability Events$28,000
Sustainability Lane Expo$24,000
Synergy Camp$10,000
Tree and Parks Online Inventory$45,000
Volunteer Bushcare Program$13,200
Walk, Shop and Wheel$8,500
Toy Sway - Library$7,000
Upcycling Vinyal Banners into Bags$8,000
Streamwatch Program$3,000
Water Monitoring Study$25,000


Information about previous years Sustainability Levy projects is also available: