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Australia’s climate is changing

Gippsland has experienced the impacts of climate change that have posed risks to people, animals, and our beautiful environment. We have suffered extreme weather events including; heatwaves, storms, floods, draughts, and fire events that have threatened communities, agriculture, and industry. Our coastal communities are facing inundation, erosion, and sea level rise.

We must act now to avoid the worst climate change scenarios predicted.  We can adapt the way we live. We can make a difference.

Understanding Climate Change – Department of Climate Change, Energy the Environment and Water (Aus Gov)

GCCN advocated for and fully supports the declaration of the Gippsland Renewable Energy Zone and the Gippsland Offshore Wind Zone, the first declared in Australia.

Gippsland New Energy – The future of new energy is here
Gippsland is at the forefront of the renewable energy transformation and GCCN is proud to be the auspice organisation for the Gippsland New Energy Web Portal that brings together easy to understand information about types of renewable energy technologies and the location of proposed infrastructure developments in Gippsland.

Link to Gippsland New Energy Portal

Gippsland New Energy Conference, 3-4 September 2024  The premier gathering for Australia’s regional leaders in the transition to renewable energy.
Set against the backdrop of Gippsland, a region spearheading the shift from fossil fuels to sustainable energy, this year’s conference relocates to the Gippsland Performing Arts Centre Precinct, Traralgon, nestled in the heart of the Latrobe Valley.  Join us as we explore the opportunities, challenges, and innovations driving the transition to a cleaner, greener future. gnec.com.au

Our Vision

Gippsland is carbon neutral by 2040 with thriving communities, new industries, a resilient economy, healthy habitats, and sustainably managed resources.

Our Challenge

Is to engage with our community about the real and present threat of climate change, promote the transition to renewable energy, and generate hope by delivering climate-positive initiatives.

Who We Are

We are a Gippsland wide not-for-profit Incorporated Association and registered charity focused on connecting and collaborating with local communities, businesses, and government organisations around climate change awareness and solutions.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. GCCN is focusing on:

Affordable Clean Energy
Climate Action

We support the Sustainable Development Goals

Delivering Climate-positive Initiatives

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