University of Ballarat
Description/achievement of initiative

From a 2008 baseline we have set a target of 15% reduction of energy and greenhouse gas emissions by 2013, a 30% reduction in waste and increasing recycling rates, replace our vehicle fleet with 4 cylinder vehicles and promote walking, cycling and public transport.

Implementation methodologies

University has recently passed the 2012-13 Sustainability Strategy which sets out goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissins, energy, waste, water and begin embedding sustainability into all curriculum.


University of Ballarat
Deliverable Date
Annual Sustainability Strategy 2013
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability

Action Network
  • Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
David Battersby, Vice Chancellor,

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David Battersby Vice Chancellor
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