Urban heat mapping tool | ALGA News 2 August 2019

President's column

It’s commendable to see so many councils sharing what they do, such as this animation from Shoalhaven City Council (NSW) about the 40 beaches they manage, or this from Bathurst Council in central western NSW which highlighted a local theatre group. On Tuesday 6 August, join them and other councils to make #PartOfYourEveryday trend nationally+

2019 NALG profile – Wollongong City Council (NSW)

Two projects that counter harassment and promote inclusion, and assist struggling high school students to develop job skills have earned Wollongong City Council two 2019 National Awards for Local Government. ‘I Belong in the Gong’, was developed because new migrants, especially women, reported being publicly abused. This program, took out the Prevention and Community Safety+

New heat mapping tool for urban buildings

A new 3D mapping program developed by researchers and trialed by councils in Greater Sydney could help councils better plan for increases in the urban heat island effect due to warmer temperatures caused by climate change. The Microclimate and Urban Heat Island Mitigation Decision-Support Tool was developed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon+

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