We love Hepburn Shire and take our job seriously to look after it for future generations. But we can’t do it alone. It is up to all of us to play our part. Read on to find out what Council is doing to improve the sustainability of Hepburn Shire and what you can do to help.
A resilient, sustainable and protected environment is one of five focus areas in the Hepburn Shire Council Plan 2021-25(PDF, 5MB). Council has developed and adopted Sustainable Hepburn 2022-26, an integrated environmental sustainability strategy covering four key themes - Beyond zero emissions, natural environment and biodiversity, low waste and climate resilience.
Read Sustainable Hepburn 2022-26(PDF, 15MB) or our Sustainable Hepburn summary(PDF, 8MB).
Visit our Waste pages to see what we're doing in this area.
Join our Sustainable Hepburn Expo Day on Saturday 29 October. Find out more.
Actions to protect and enhance biodiversity values across the Shire through restoration of natural environmental values, appropriate land use, knowledge sharing, and improved capacity of Council.
Find out what we're doing to reduce the impact of climate change from Council operations.
Find out about local programs and opportunities to reduce your carbon footprint and save money.
Council and the community can adapt to the impacts of a changing climate, know what actions to take in extreme weather, become more informed about climate risk and value water as a vital natural resource.
Single use plastics will be banned in Victoria from 1 February 2023. Find out more for your business or event.