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1 March 2012

2 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Outline

3 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 The approach >Minister for Environment and Climate Change announced SV Review in May 2011 >Draft report presented to Minister >SV Review Report released in February 2012 Why review? >Take a fresh look at SV >Analyse SV’s history and achievements. >Make recommendations for SV’s future direction >Ensure SV continues to address the contemporary needs of Victorians – deliver long lasting outcomes from cost effective programs. >Provide input to the development of SV’s new strategic plan.

4 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 SV’s function and obligations Under Sustainability Act 2005 Under Environment Protection Act Metropolitan and statewide planning for solid waste and priorities Solid industrial waste management plan Strategic framework for the management of solid waste in metro Melbourne (Metro plan) inc Metro Resource Recovery Strategic Plan Business plan to which RWMG business plans align

5 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 SV’s deliverables >Since 2005, SV has delivered: sponsorships and promotions 21 grants funding programs 26 areas of research, advice and information (including publications), case studies and best practice guides 14 areas of policy support rebate programs education and training programs advice in support of regulatory compliance government support functions outreach/demonstration projects service delivery functions

6 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 High level themes SV Staff > No clear definition of sustainability. > Work not long term, strategic. > SV’s remit getting broader and people more stretched. > Have not done enough to evaluate our results. External Stakeholders > Positive feedback > Supportive of SV and its achievements. > Strong views about how it can be better and more effective. > Support for our role in renewable projects, education & community facilitation. Statutory Obligations >Delivered on our statutory objective (SV Act). >Lost our focus in waste. >Not met our statutory obligations at a state level.

7 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 SV’s effectiveness >Impact has been measured in three headline measures; 1.Carbon dioxide abated More than 12m tonnes 2.Diversion of waste from landfill700,000 tonnes 3.Reach3m Victorians since 08/09 >Measures mostly reflect projects and programs –Not possible to aggregate >CO2 abated is about 10% of Victoria’s annual emissions >Three projects deliver almost all the abatement

8 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 SV funding sources / / / / / /2011 SV allocation from landfill levy to waste programs N/A$20,070,447$18,305,570$14,650,930$12,771,410$15,439, Use of landfill levy

9 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Expenditure by program area Program area Actual% of Total External-facing programs (67% of total) - Business and Industry programs$11,480, Households programs$8,342, Government and Environs programs$6,594, Community programs$4,950,01711 Internal-facing programs (33% of total)

10 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Sustainability Fund >Governance and grants process are equal to best practice >Considerable criticism directed at SV for fund >Perceptions of conflict >Governance is unclear >Levy should be more closely connected to its source and purpose

11 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Sustainability Fund Year2005/062006/072007/082008/092009/102010/11 Expenditure $1,453,718$8,344,853$12,620,423$13,358,979$17,737,246$24,999,316 % of Program Expenditure apportioned to Government Projects 0%56%67%70%67%77% % of Program Expenditure apportioned to SFAP initiated projects 100%44%33%30%33%23% Proportion of Sustainability Fund allocated by government

12 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Key recommendations Integrated waste management Materials and resource efficiency Decision making and prioritisation Governance and coordination Evaluation and evidence base Regional focus and engagement Sustainability Fund

13 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 SV’s strategic framework Sust Fund 7

14 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management >SV has a mandated role in statewide strategy and planning in waste >Priority areas to address: –Organics –Landfills and resource recovery –Market development –Product design and stewardship –Materials efficiency –Data collection and analysis –Litter >rebuild capability and expertise (market understanding) >reestablish relationships with waste management groups

15 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management

16 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management

17 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management

18 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management

19 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management

20 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Integrated waste management

21 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Materials & resource efficiency >SV has discretion to target and focus other parts of its work >Applying the principles and stakeholder feedback key areas stand out –Energy efficiency programs esp to support business –Distributed, local energy supply –Improvements to efficiency of existing building stock >Education and community engagement become important enablers that are strategically aligned to core focus >Need to be more focused but without losing holistic/ integrated thinking

22 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Materials & resource efficiency

23 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Materials & resource efficiency

24 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Materials & resource efficiency

25 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Materials & resource efficiency

26 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Materials & resource efficiency

27 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Governance & coordination To ensure high standards of governance, accountability and performance, our objectives for the next three years are to: 1.Improve our compliance with Government standards 2.Increase our accountability, transparency, effectiveness and efficiency in line with Government standards 3.Increase the delivery of complementary and aligned programs that achieve shared porffolio goals and align with Victorian Government directions

28 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Evaluation and evidence base To build an evidence based culture, our objectives for the next three years are to: 1.Achieve evidence based prioritisation of investment decisions between and within the Strategic Plan’s priorities 2.Achieve evidence based design, planning, implementation, evaluation and adaption of our programs 3.Demonstrate the outcomes of the Strategic Plan and associated programs using evidence 4.Provide credible and useful advice to assist with the incorporation of sustainability principles and actions in policy frameworks 5.Develop and maintain an evidence base that supports our decision making and demonstration of outcomes.

29 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 State-wide engagement To successfully engage Victorians across the state and build our regional presence, our objectives for the next three years are to: 1.Maximise opportunities for regional Victorians to access programs that deliver Integrated Waste Management and Resource Efficiency outcomes 2.Strengthen strategic relationships with key sectors and stakeholders 3.Improve our reputation with stakeholders, clients and audiences

30 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Sustainability Fund >Work with DSE to improve governance >Provide advice on a longer term strategy and approach to investments and programs >Better align programs and administration to SV programs >Better align SF and SV grants process

31 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Strategic reinvestment of the landfill levy Minister recently announced the following new funding packages as part of a new ‘Conserve, Invest and Save’ strategy. These are the first of a series of funding packages to address our priority areas of organics, and landfill and resource recovery in regional and rural Victoria. $3.5 million Rural Landfill support package >The Transition Support to Improve Rural Landfill Infrastructure package will help rural landfill operators to transition to best practice standards. $5.5 million Regional Organics Recovery and RWMG support packages >$2.5 million will fund a regional organics recovery strategy to support organic waste collection systems, processing and market development across regional Victoria. This project will be led by Sustainability Victoria in partnership with regional waste management groups (RWMGs) and regional and rural local councils. >$3 million will support RWMGs to fund priority waste projects in regional Victoria over the next two financial years.

32 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 State Government election commitments Budget Expenditure Resource Committee (BERC) projects we are delivering this financial year: >Energy efficiency rebates for low income Victorian households –Vic Gov committed $5m over 2 years to help support and ease the increased costs of living for eligible Victorian concession card holders. Gas Heater Rebate is a $700 discount off supply and installation costs for eligible concession card holders when switching from an electric heater to a 4star or higher gas heater. Whitegoods Appliance Rebate of $100 off the purchase price of energy efficient fridges and washing machines. >ResourceSmart AuSSi Vic –Vic Gov committed $8.4m over four years to build on and expand ResourceSmart AuSSi Vic program across more Victorian schools. Includes a one-off Education Facility Energy Efficiency Grant to undertake energy audits or install energy efficient or sustainable infrastructure. >Resource Efficiency Business Program –Vic Gov committed $5m over 2 years to support small to medium sized Victorian businesses and reduce increasing business costs.

33 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Resource Efficient Business program To strengthen Victorian small and medium businesses and grow the economy by: >Helping businesses reduce business costs through efficient use of resources >Recognising businesses that have implemented resource efficient practices in their operations >Enabling businesses to communicate their achievements for competitive advantage Key aspects of the program focus on reducing costs by shifting to more environmentally sustainable practices such as using energy, water and materials more efficiently and reducing waste and pollution. Ref: The Age, March 24, 2012

34 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 Resource Efficient Business program >Program is being developed in consultation with leading business and industry groups, environment and government organisations. >Consultation process will commence shortly and include formal submissions and workshops with key groups including AiGroup. >Discussion paper will be available at

35 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 For further information about the SV Review or to read the SV Review report go to www. sustainability.vic.gov.au Further information

36 SV Review and new strategic direction | March 2012 QUESTIONS


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