Greater Geelong is a city of contrasts, spanning a beautiful coastal environment, a thriving urban centre and the natural beauty of regional lakes, hills and plains.
It’s also one of Australia’s largest transportation and manufacturing hubs, with a high carbon emissions profile. This presents both opportunities and challenges for Greater Geelong and its community.
This report identifies a range of greenhouse gas abatement opportunities that can be achieved for the lowest cost within the municipal boundaries of Greater Geelong. These opportunities are based on the actions outlined in the Low carbon growth plan for Australia.