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Join a community panel on how to move towards low or zero emission vehicles

By December 3, 2020July 9th, 2021No Comments
Two male adults with electric bikes waiting to cross a traffic filled road

Did you know that cars are responsible for roughly half of Australia’s transport emissions?

Infrastructure Victoria is inviting 450 Victorians to participate in a series of engagement activities to explore how we can move away from petrol-and diesel-powered vehicles to meet the state’s emissions targets. Infrastructure Victoria is an independent advisory body responsible for preparing a 30-year infrastructure strategy for Victoria.

Nominate before 8 January 2020 (the original date of 11 December 2020 has been extended).

Reducing reliance on petrol and diesel

The transport sector is Victoria’s second most emission intensive sector. It accounts for around 20 per cent of the state’s total carbon dioxide emissions. Cars are the biggest contributor, generating 56 per cent of our transport emissions.

To reach Moreland’s goal of becoming a zero-carbon municipality by 2040, we need to embrace more sustainable transport options and know that many Moreland residents are already doing so.

Have your say and shape the future

The community panel will bring together participants from across the whole of Victoria. Through online activities in late January to mid-February 2021, participants can provide their feedback and ideas to inform Victoria’s updated 30 year infrastructure strategy.

Participants will also be compensated for their involvement through a $60 payment at the conclusion of the events. Participants from diverse or traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to get involved.

Register your interest today

You can nominate yourself to participate until 8 January 2020 with notification provided to successful participants by the following week. The engagement process will take place from 25 January to 19 February for a total of approximately 15 hours, most of which can be undertaken at your own pace.

The expression of interest form is available online on Infrastructure Victoria’s website at http://www.infrastructurevictoria.com.au