Neil Savery: Chief Planning Executive National Business Leaders Forum on Sustainable Development 2008.
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Neil Savery: Chief Planning Executive National Business Leaders Forum on Sustainable Development 2008
A complex environment o reconcile local initiatives with national agendas oOverarching governance arrangements o respond to heightened expectations o speed of knowledge acquisitions o competing demands for resources o not a complete science
o Climate change: one of the top priorities o Minister’s Statement of Planning Intent o Weathering the Change: Government’s climate change strategy o ACTPLA’s business plan o There is no one solution- no silver bullet, no one responsibility o requires a toot kit of responses involving: o strong leadership o partnerships o regulation o best practice o market responses o pricing o initiatives o education o consumer expectations
o Key focus areas o COAG and COAG Working Groups o delineation of planning and building systems o reduction and streamlining of red tape in planning and building systems o affordable housing o climate change action plan (national adaptation framework) o Local Government and Planning Minister's Council (LGPMC) o regulatory reform o national principles for energy and water efficiency o housing affordability o Planning Officials Group (POG) o national principles for energy and water efficiencies via land use planning and infrastructure design o national urban policy: sustainable communities o regulatory reform o national integrated transport and land use planning charter o national urban design protocol
o Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) o inner government agreement o energy efficiency (NFEE1) 5 star (uniform national standards) o water efficiency (inc. hot water systems) o building materials o internal environmental quality o existing buildings o Joint Building Planning Working Group (JBPWG) o national implementation model for planning and building delineation and governance framework for local government variations: o this is applied to sustainability measures o roles of sustainable tools o looking at national targets o delineate planning and building performance measures with tools verifying performance and individual proposals.
o Partnerships and contributions o CSIRO - East Lake (including development assessment tool for sustainability measurement) o Australian Greenhouse Office: Energy Efficiency Rating mandatory disclosure and your development. o Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) – assessment of deep cut emissions for abatement o International Centre for Local Environmental Initiatives o Plumbing Regulators Forum – hot water systems regulation o community – good design workshop o Government Policy o planning strategy o Planning and Development Act 2007 o Territory Plan: planning policy review o water sensitive urban design o sustainable subdivision code o energy and water efficient housing o energy and water efficient commercial buildings
o Education o publications o presentations o articles o sponsorship/events o staff training and awareness o school kit o EER
o Lessons learned o national consistency versus local responsiveness o need to establish clear policy position o provide adequate resources for implementation o engage in partnerships – cannot operate as an island o be flexible and innovative o practice what you preach o be a champion as well as a leader o have capacity to monitor and measure