Year in review

Published on 07 August 2023

Four people are standing in local bushland, smiling at the camera.

The results are in and it's confirmed that Council once again achieved sustainable success last financial year. We delivered a range of projects including:

  • All Council facilities are now powered by 100% renewable energy
  • 880 plants sown on nature strips
  • Six additional electric vehicle chargers installed
  • 1,719 volunteer hours at 25 Bushcare sites
  • 126kg of litter collected through HarbourCare
  • 41 Meet Your Neighbour events for 1,700 residents
  • 584 tonnes of items recycled at the Community Recycling Centre
  • 249 street trees planted
  • 14.5 tonnes of hard-to-recycle items collected by RecycleSmart
  • Urban Forest Strategy adopted
  • 16 buildings participated in the Apartment Waste Improvement Program
  • Six additional electric vehicle chargers installed
  • Sustainability Rebates launched for residents and businesses 
  • More than 200 residents completed workshops to increase their resilience to natural disasters 
  • Offset Council's fleet emissions by planting native trees
  • More than 5,500 residents dropped off 584 tonnes of items at the Community Recycling Centre
  • 921 locals participated in 58 Bush Kids activities
  • 62 new LED lights and 34 lights upgraded to LEDs
  • New community garden established in Stringybark Reserve

Well done to all residents and a big thank you for your support.