If you are interested in being involved in meeting inbound delegations, please email suzanne.knight@delwp.vic.gov.au

Three people with backs to camera wearing hard hats and high visibility vests with the word "visitor" on the back stand in a large building surrounded by rows of pipesLVI hosted a ministerial delegation from Botswana on 25 June including a site visit to the Victorian Desalination Plant.

LVI also hosted a Liveability Program for Government Leaders from Tianjin as part of the RMIT/City of Melbourne exchange program. Speakers included Sustainability Victoria, EPA and DELWP Planning.

Industry news

Australia’s largest plastics recycling plant opens

Australia’s largest plastics recycling plant, with a processing capacity of 70,000 tonnes a year, has opened in Victoria.
Advanced Circular Polymers’ $20 million facility will recycle large quantities of low-value contaminated mixed plastic into material suitable for manufacturing new products

Read the full article at Waste Management Review 

What next after 100 Resilient Cities funding ends?

The Resilient Cities network has helped urban governments across the world work together to create more sustainable cities. With the Rockefeller Foundation’s announcement that it will be phasing out funding for the initiative, local researchers are left wondering if the good work can continue.

Read the full article from Foreground