Make Your Voice Heard: Submit to the Climate Resilience Inquiry - due 28 June

TAKE ACTION: make a submission to the Victorian Government's Inquiry into Climate Resilience

Are you passionate about the future of our environment? Do you have insights or ideas on how Victoria can better prepare for the impacts of climate change? Now is your chance to make a difference. The Victorian Government's Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee has extended the deadline for submissions to the Climate Resilience Inquiry to 28 June 2024. This is a crucial opportunity for both individuals and organisations to contribute to shaping a resilient future for Victoria.

Why Your Submission Matters

The inquiry is examining the major risks that climate change poses to Victoria's built environment and infrastructure. This includes understanding how these risks will affect the people of Victoria and assessing the government's current preparation efforts. Your insights could help address critical questions such as:

- What are the primary risks to our infrastructure due to climate change?
- How prepared is our government for future climate disaster events?
- What barriers exist in upgrading our infrastructure to withstand these impacts?

By submitting your perspectives, experiences, and recommendations, you can help inform strategies that ensure our communities are better protected and prepared for the challenges ahead.

How to Participate

Submitting to the inquiry is straightforward and impactful. Whether you are an expert in climate science, an advocate for environmental sustainability, or a concerned citizen with a unique viewpoint, your voice is invaluable. Here’s how you can make a submission:

  1. Review the Terms of Reference: Understand the key areas the inquiry is focused on. This will help you align your submission with the committee’s objectives.
  2. Prepare Your Submission: Clearly articulate your points, provide evidence or examples where possible, and make specific recommendations.
  3. Submit by 28 June 2024: Ensure your submission is sent before the extended deadline to be considered.

Be Part of the Solution

Climate change is a pressing issue that requires collective action and diverse perspectives. By contributing to this inquiry, you are playing a part in shaping policies and initiatives that will enhance Victoria’s resilience to climate impacts. Your input could help identify innovative solutions and drive meaningful change in our approach to environmental planning and infrastructure development.

Don’t miss this opportunity to have your voice heard. Make a submission to the Climate Resilience Inquiry today and be a part of building a sustainable and resilient future for all Victorians.

For more information on how to make a submission, visit the Victorian Government's Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee’s website.

Together, we can make a difference.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, whose sovereignty was never ceded. We acknowledge that Indigenous peoples around the world are at the forefront of climate change, both in experiencing its effects and leading solutions for change. We pay our sincerest respects to all Elders, past and present.