VR tech helps council planning

A Melbourne council says VR technology can help manage community concerns around planning and development.

Melbourne wins global sustainability award

By Paul Hemsley The City of Melbourne has triumphed over New York and Berlin in worldwide contest for creating sustainability programs after the city’s submission won top honours for efforts in retrofitting older buildings to become much more environmentally friendly. The CBD council was this week awarded the C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards […]

Toyota hybrids plug into Victorian GoGet trial

By Paul Hemsley Melbourne’s inner north is set to become a real-life car testing ground for innovative vehicle rental service GoGet Australia which has said it will to use four new Toyota hybrid electric vehicles to determine how well the cars work in the “real word conditions” of the city’s densely populated areas. The commercial […]

Melbourne declares itself ‘carbon neutral’

By Paul Hemsley The City of Melbourne has hailed itself as ‘carbon neutral’ after being certified by the Australian Government’s independent carbon offsetting authority Low Carbon Australia through the council’s effort to become one of the world’s most liveable and sustainable cities. Victoria’s capital city has joined the City of Sydney as well as two […]


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