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Planning a Green-Blue City: A How-to Guide for Planning Urban Greening and Enhanced Stormwater Management in Victoria

By Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning – 2017

This how-to guide has been developed by the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP...

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This how-to guide has been developed by the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP) to assist cities and towns in planning for increased presence and effectiveness of green-blue infrastructure in their urban areas. It is designed to assist councils and their partners in: • Developing a robust and locally tailored evidence base for green-blue infrastructure opportunities • Identifying green-blue infrastructure opportunities at all scales • Reviewing opportunities for greatest benefit and value • Allocating priority projects and key actions • Identifying delivery pathways and funding mechanisms The guide will assist councils in developing the core components of a green-blue infrastructure action plan that will inform and drive council-led initiatives.

Victoria Strategies and plans
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Trees for Cooler Greener Streetscapes: Guidelines for Streetscape Planning and Design

By Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning – 2019

These are guidelines for planning and integrating healthier trees in urban streetscapes, with the ai...

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These are guidelines for planning and integrating healthier trees in urban streetscapes, with the aim of creating a cooler and greener Melbourne. The focus of these guidelines is supporting better placement and design integration of trees in roads and streets in priority urban areas to increase tree canopy cover. They provide guidance for the planning and design process, example solutions for typical streetscapes and a design catalogue for reference in creating bespoke solutions.

Victoria Implementation tools State-specific
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Victorian Biodiversity Atlas

By Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning – 2020

The VBA species observations are a foundation dataset that feeds into some of the many biodiversity ...

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The VBA species observations are a foundation dataset that feeds into some of the many biodiversity tools used in DELWP’s everyday decision making - showing where wildlife is now and how this has changed over time. You can use the atlas to search and map species from across the state, check for threatened species in your area.

Victoria State-specific Reporting, Measurement & Tracking
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