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Climate Communities grants – first list of funded projects

Posted in Models, Policies, Visions by Kate Archdeacon on November 16th, 2010

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A list of the first projects to funded under the Climate Communities grants has been released on the Climate Communities website.

There are 18 projects from Ballarat to the Mallee and the Surf Coast amongst others from all over the state.

As a taster here are the names and descriptions of a few of the projects.  To see the rest, go to here.

Share, learn and connect at Briar Hill
The Briar Hill Sustainability Hub – Share, Learn, Connect project will conduct extensive retrofitting works to turn one of Briar Hill Primary School’s outdoor facility into a Sustainable Learning Centre to be used by the school and community for training and education.

Gippsland innovates with carbon education
The Energy Innovation Co-operative’s Community Carbon Education and Reduction Project will conduct a series of workshops and community events to provide Gippsland residents and businesses with practical and accurate information about energy reduction and alternative energy technologies.

Study sustainability at Camp Wyuna

The YMCA Camp Wyuna – Centre of Practical Learning and Environmental Sustainability project will build a practical environmental studies centre on the YMCA Camp Wyuna site near Queenscliff to teach school and community groups about sustainable living.

Warrnambool action a cultural change
The Warrnambool Coastcare Landcare Group’s Story Of Warrnambool, Land Between the River project will conduct a series of picnic days and distribute stories and songs to engage Warrnambool’s kindergarten families and community with the aim to stimulate action on climate change.

Sustainable practices, the Wonthaggi way
The Wonthaggi Community Garden – Adapting to Change project will redevelop the Wonthaggi Community Garden into a hub for innovation, sustainable practices and education in smart gardening.

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