Country:Australia
Year:2004
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:State/Regional
Date Effective:2004
Date Ended:2008
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Funds to sub-national governments, Voluntary Approaches, Policy Support
Policy Target:Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
URL:http://www.environment.gov.au/settlements/local/index.html
Funding:AUD 13.8 million
Description:Local Greenhouse Action was an Australian Government initiative which assisted local government, communities and individual households reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Introduced in May 2004, the measure built on the highly successful Cities for Climate Protection Australia, Travel Demand Management and Cool Communities initiatives to enhance the ability of local governments to work with their communities to reduce emissions, particularly in the areas of energy use, transport and waste. The programme ceased as at 30 June 2009 in accordance with the Wilkins Review recommendations.
Related policies:Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) Australia

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