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Award Win for Sustainability Initiative

Written by Michelle Kalsan

Congratulations to the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) for being awarded the 2021 Greater Sydney Planning Awards Best Sustainability Initiative for their Urban Heat Planning Toolkit and Cool Suburbs Tool.


“As the impacts of climate change increase, developers and planners around Australia are looking at how they create cool cities that are more resilient to extreme heat. The Cool Suburbs Tool is the first rating tool that fully integrates urban heat science in a way that can help build cooler cities”

Dr Mark Siebentritt
Director at Edge Environment

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