Sustainable Cities Award

2018 Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable City Awards

Monash Council has been recognised with two awards at the 2018 Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable City Awards.

The annual awards recognise and celebrate positive actions taken by communities in urban areas to protect and enhance their local environments.

Monash won the Environmental Sustainability Award for the Eastern Innovation Business Centre Water Filtration project, and the Celebration of Cultural Diversity Award in recognition of a range of diverse cultural events held by Council, especially those in partnerships with the community group Party on Power.

Council also received a High Commendation for the Valley Reserve Ted Mason Education Hub, created in partnership with the Friends of Valley Reserve Group.

We were also a finalist in two other categories: for the Litter Prevention Council Award for the Monash Young Person’s Reference Group single use coŸee cup removal campaign, and for the Sustainable Council of the Year Award.

Council is proud to have been recognised with these awards that demonstrate our commitment to building a sustainable city, now and in the future.

For more information call  9518 3733.

2014 Sustainable Cities Awards

Monash won the Community Government Partnership Award of the Sustainable Cities Awards with our Creating Clayton's Laneways project.

Sustainability Victoria and Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria hosted the Sustainable Cities Awards on 1 August 2014.

The Creating Clayton's Laneways project involved the redevelopment of the Thomas Street laneway in Clayton. Design features to reduce crime, as well as contribute to the actual and perceived safety of the area, were key objectives.

The number of pedestrians in the area has increased significantly since the redevelopment with people reporting that they feel safer.

Council also received several Highly Commended Awards including the:

  • Environmental Sustainability Award - Monash Permaculture Garden
  • Resource Recovery and Waste Management Award - Monash Waste Transfer Station, Sustainable Waste Recovery for a Better Future.

Council was also a finalist in seven categories in addition to the overall Sustainable Cities Award.

More information

For more information visit the Sustainability Victoria website.

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Last updated: 14 September 2018