The prestigious overall Australian Sustainable Cities 2015 award went to Frankston City Council, at an awards event held in Brisbane on 13 November. Frankston also won the same award in 2008.
Alongside the overall title, Frankston City Council won the Environmental Sustainability award, and were highly commended for Community Action and Wellbeing, as well as Dame Phyllis Frost Litter Prevention Waste Management & Resource Recovery.
Across all categories Frankston demonstrated significant action and achievement, resulting in tangible social, economic and environmental benefits for communities across the local government area.
Frankston City Council won the Keep Victoria Beautiful state title earlier in 2015.
The Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Sustainable Cities Awards are sponsored by the Australian Packaging Covenant,
Feeling Inspired? Check out the Sustainable Cities program in Victoria. Closing date has been extended to 1 April 2016.