Reducing urban glow project partners
Bundaberg Regional Council, as the project lead, has entered into a collaborative partnership with the following partners.
Each project partner has committed a combination of cash and in-kind contributions toward delivery of the project.
|Australian Government Smart Cities and Suburbs Program
The program supports projects that apply innovative technology-based solutions to urban challenges. It encourages local government agencies and bodies to deliver collaborative smart city projects that improve the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities, suburbs and towns.
Marine turtles play an important ecological role in the shaping and regulation of coastal marine communities by contributing to the maintenance of healthy seagrass beds and coral reefs, helping balance marine food webs and facilitating nutrient cycling. The Queensland Government is working with research organisations, industry, conservationists and Traditional Owners to take action to protect marine turtle species across Queensland.
Ergon Energy Network is part of the Energy Queensland Group, formed in June 2016 to build on our proud history of powering Queensland. We safely and reliably deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy solutions to over 700,000 customers. We are a major contributor to the development of skills across regional Queensland, and are focused on using our partnerships to energise the communities we serve.
|Burnett Mary Regional Group
The Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) is the peak body for natural resource management for a region comprising the Burnett and Mary river catchments and the associated sub catchment areas of the Kolan, Elliott, Gregory, Baffle, Burrum and Isis rivers. BMRG delivers practical solutions that protect and enhance our region's natural assets. We seek to build and maintain strong, strategic partnerships.
|Central Queensland University
With 20 years’ experience, Greenfleet is Australia’s most trusted source of biodiverse carbon offsets. As an environmental not-for-profit organisation, Greenfleet’s mission is to protect our climate by restoring our forests. Since 1997, Greenfleet has planted more than 9 million native trees across Australia and New Zealand – restoring more than 475 native and biodiverse forests.
|The Prince’s Trust Australia
The Prince’s Trust Australia provides a coordinating presence for the diverse portfolio of His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales’ Australian charitable endeavours. The Prince’s Trust Australia supports the development and delivery of innovative, high impact projects across seven focus areas, including encouraging sustainable practices for both the natural and built environment.
Bundaberg Tourism is one of Tourism and Event Queensland’s officially recognised and accredited Regional Tourism Organisations. A membership based, not for profit organisation, its key objective is to build destination awareness through a targeted program of marketing and industry development, with the support of the local tourism industry, businesses and key stakeholders.
|Sea Turtle Alliance
Formed in 2015, the Sea Turtle Alliance is a group of key local advocates for turtle conservation. The Alliance has been actively involved with the Mon Repos Turtle Centre and works with Bundaberg Regional Council and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service on research on ‘turtle-friendly’ lighting best practice.
Bundaberg Regional Council has secured $1,320,000 to deliver the Reducing Urban Glow project through a combination of Council, project partner and Australian Government funding.