Liveable and just : improving the capacity of local government to respond to climate change in ways which are healthy, just and sustainable. /
By: University of Melbourne, VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, McCaughey CentrePublisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Victorian Local Governance Association 2009Subject(s): Climatic Changes Government Policy | Climatic Changes Economic Aspects | Climatic Changes Social Aspects | Environmental Health | Environmental Protection | Sustainable Development | Environment | Local Government | Communities | Health | Social Action | Vichealth | Victorian Local Governance Association (vlga) | Climate Change | Brotherhood of St LaurenceOnline Resources: Electronic copy
May 2009 Discussion paper Includes summary report The Liveable and Just project is an initiative of the Victorian Local Governance Association, in partnership with the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Department of Sustainability and Environment. It is funded through the Victorian Government's Sustainability Fund under the Victorian Local Sustainability Accord.
The purpose of this project is to provide a synthesis of knowledge and research to date on the social impacts of climate change relevant to local government responsibilities and to open a dialogue with the local government sector to contribute to strategic planning and appropriate action.