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ICLEI - Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Island Nations (Oceania)

Oceania's other sites: Global Covenant of Mayors - Oceania , Pacific Towns and Cities

Welcome to the ICLEI Oceania website. ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed​ to building​ a sustainable future, impacting over 25% of the global urban population. ICLEI Members benefit from access to programs, frameworks and tools and the sharing of experiences through ICLEI’s regional and worldwide networks.

The ICLEI Oceania Regional Secretariat is hosted by the City of Melbourne and serves the interests and needs of local governments in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Island Nations. ICLEI Oceania has been active in the Asia region for over ten years and is now partnering with ICLEI East Asia office to support urban climate change programs in China. 



City of Melbourne - Climate Change Mitigation Strategy to 2050

The City of Melbourne has developed the draft Climate Change Mitigation Strategy that aims to reduce the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the municipality.  The draft strategy aligns to the Paris Climate Agreement and the international effort to stay below a 1.5°C rise in global average temperatures. It describes the actions we can take together to address the causes of climate change. It might be a global problem but the...



Mike Steinhoff, ICLEI USA visits Melbourne

Mike Steinhoff recently arrived to deliver a carbon accounting workshop as part of the Local Government Climate Change Professional Development Program. Mike has worked with ICLEI-USA since 2009 providing GHG inventory and climate action planning technical assistance to hundreds of US local governments. Mike is the primary author of the US Community Protocol, and has served on the Advisory Committee for the GPC ( Community greenhouse accounting)...



The City of Unley: Role Model City

Community is the heart of the City of Unley, a council home to nearly 40,000 people in a leafy suburban area of Adelaide. We caught up with them to talk all things sustainability. According to spokesperson Erin Thompson, the City of Unley places special emphasis on integrating community perspectives and ideas when planning for a sustainable future.   Click here to read full article


Oceania eNews


The Latest Local Government, Sustainability and ICLEI Oceania eNews available to view

Read the latest Local Government, Sustainability and ICLEI Oceania eNews here September - 2018



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Our Work

ICLEI Oceania has for over a decade provided strong leadership and support to local governments across Australia and New Zealand and increasingly in the Asia Pacific region. We have provided campaigns, programs and networks focused on local sustainability and responsiveness and resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Find out more


3-5 October 2018
EcoProcura Conference
Nijmegen, The Netherlands



11-12 September 2018
Darebin Council's Climate Emergency Conference
Northcote, Victoria

18-19 October
Cities Power Partnership Summit
Kiama, NSW


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WELCOME to our new and returning Members

Adelaide Hills Council
Unley City Council
Christchurch City Council
Lautoka City Council
Suva City Council
Brisbane City Council
Nadi Town Council


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