Environment Awards and Recognition
The City of Perth is committed to protecting and enhancing the quality of the natural environment. Awards and recognition of our achievements demonstrate that the City is making progress towards meeting this commitment.
Point Fraser Stage 1 has received several environmental awards for demonstrating best-practice in water sensitive urban design (WSUD)
- Finalist in the 2005 Banksia Awards - Category 6 Environmental Leadership in Protecting Bush, Land & Waterways
- Commendation in the 2005 Australia Award for Urban Design Excellence (Planning Institute of Australia) - Public Domain Category
- Winner of the 2004 Case Earth Award for Environmental Excellence Category Two, Project $2 to $10 million, Western Australia
- Finalist in the 2004 SGIO Western Australian Environment Awards - Category 5 Bush, Land and Waterways
For further information on any of these awards please see the links on the right.
The City of Perth has been recognised for its participation and achievements in the Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) Campaign and the Water Campaign (see links on right).
Recognition achieved in the Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) Campaign:
- CCP Milestone 1 Inventory of our Corporate and Community greenhouse gas emissions March 1999
- CCP Milestone 2 Endorsement of a target to reduce Corporate and Community greenhouse gas emissions by 20% from 1996/97 levels, by 2010 May 2001
- CCP Milestone 3 Adoption of a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy (see link on right) to guide the achievement our targets to reduce Corporate and Community greenhouse emissions May 2001
- CCP Milestone 4 Successful implementation of a number of actions to reduce greenhouse emissions July 2003
- CCP Milestone 5 Successful completion of a re-inventory of our Corporate and Community greenhouse gas emissions for comparison to our baseline inventory for 1996/97 August 2004
- CCP Plus Commitment to participate in the next level of CCP May 2005
- CCP Plus Pilot Organisational Review November 2005
- CCP Plus Planning and Review May 2007
Recognition achieved in the Water Campaign (see link on right):
- Water Campaign Milestone 1 Completion of an inventory of total Corporate and Community scheme water consumption, assessment of the City's impact on water quality, and identification of three priority water quality areas. May 2005
- Water Campaign Corporate Milestone 2 Endorsement of a target to reduce Corporate scheme water consumption by 20% from 2001/2002 levels, and to achieve 55 points of water quality actions by 2011/2012. May 2006
- Water Campaign Corporate Milestone 3 Adoption of a Corporate Water Strategy (see link on right) to guide the achievement our targets to reduce Corporate and Community water use and improve water quality July 2008