The full report and information on the consultation sessions here.
Benchmarking indicators should be developed in consultation with stakeholders and encourage public debate about city performance.
Indicators were chosen from a wide range of existing indicator frameworks and datasets.
Key indicator frameworks include the Australian Bureau of Statistics Measures of Australia’s Progress, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Liveability Ranking. The Methodology notes gaps in the current evidence base and recommends a continuation of research be conducted to expand the evidence base from which the methodology can draw upon when evaluating the costs and benefits of changes to the NCC. Consult Australia said “The Principles are a policy tool created within a technical context that enable stakeholders to focus on those actions that will help to ensure the delivery of long term benefits”. The incubation package is open to local governments.
The Climate Change Fund Draft Strategic Plan can be read here.
A Draft Plan to Save NSW Energy and Money can be read here. The Chair of ASBEC’s Resilience Task Group, Adrian Piani said the fact sheets were designed for organisations involved in the planning, design, delivery and operation of the built environment.
The report acknowledges a shift from centralised base load/peaking grid to a more decentralised and diversified grid.
While household solar capacity is expected to rise and provide cost savings to householders an increasing divide is predicted between householders who can afford solar panels and those that can’t.
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“ASBEC’s aim is to help built environment sector professionals embed resilience thinking into their decision-making, and begin a discussion with stakeholders and supply chains.” Mr Piani said.
The fact sheets were developed by the ASBEC Resilience Task Group in collaboration with specialist resilience advisers from integrated infrastructure firm, AECOM.
We are well placed to embrace the next wave of disruption to drive greater efficiencies in energy and material usage, to enhance the resilience and liveability of our growing cities, and to deliver homes and workplaces that are more sustainable, as well as smarter and safer.”improving information on local climate change impacts; improve building standards and planning requirements to take into account the impacts of climate change; and unlocking funds for local communities to respond to climate change.
The NSW Climate Change Policy Framework can be downloaded here.
Strategic level standards are considered most relevant to government bodies with process and technical level standards of relevance to management positions.