Port Phillip video shows how to dodge “dooring” danger
Half of 179 bike riders questioned on St Kilda Road have dodged near misses there with open car doors over the past two years and almost one in five had been hit by a door, a Port Phillip Council survey has revealed.
Early Years Centres get set for Sustainability
14 Early Childhood Services from across the City of Port Phillip have wholeheartedly committed to taking more sustainable steps this year through Seedlings.
Keeping South Melbourne beautiful
To celebrate Keep Australia Beautiful week, the staff green team from Oxford University Press and the Sustainability team from the City of Port Phillip joined together for a clean-up event along the Sandridge rail path in South Melbourne.
Council acts on climate change
Mayor Amanda Stevens features in the documentary, A drop in the ocean, to explain what the City of Port Phillip council are doing to reduce their impact on the environment
Port Melbourne residents make big cuts to their energy consumption, and bills!
James Rodrigo and the owners at Marine Apartments, Port Melbourne worked with the City of Port Phillip’s Sustainability team to reduce their electricity consumption by 65%, saving $15,000 from the building's annual electricity bill.
Council contributes to 'Better Apartments' discussion paper
‘Better Apartments’ is the Victorian Government's discussion paper to commence a conversation around apartment design, standards and amenity.
Recycling mattresses to reduce waste
A new free mattress recycling drop-off service is available to residents
The Community Bus provides an essential service
The City of Port Phillip Community Bus is a much valued free service that has been running for over 40 years, making around 3000 trips per month
Reserve and foreshore community planting days
Join us to plant natives across heritage sites in Port Phillip this winter
Roof run-off diverted for greener gardens
Up to 90 Port Phillip residents will have greener gardens thanks to an easily installed section of plumbing.
40 is the new 50!
Speeds have been reduced from 50km/h to 40km/h in five new areas in the City of Port Phillip
St Kilda Community Gardens reopen
Plots open to local residents and gardens are open and ready for planting.
Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard (BESS)
BESS is a new online assessment tool for sustainable design in new buildings and renovations.
Making it easier for people to walk across busy roads
Changed traffic signals make it easier to cross main roads and get to tram stops.
Cargo bike now available at Elwood Toy Library
Hire out a cargo bike and cruise the streets with your family.