Environmental Management Plan – Town of Gawler SA

The Gawler Council is committed to nurturing and enhancing the quality of the local environment. The Council recognises the importance of leading by example through environmentally responsible corporate practice and fostering environmental stewardship across the wider community. The Council has developed this Environmental Management Plan (EMP) to guide environmental performance within Council’s operational practices and planning activities. The EMP also provides a framework for Council to support environmental improvements through collaboration with community and business stakeholders. This EMP and its action program are based on the key principle of sustainability, which is defined as: Development and natural resource use in a way that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs The EMP establishes Council’s environmental vision, objectives and actions to guide practical and feasible environmental improvements. The five core focus areas include: o Built Environment o Resource Management o Climate Change o Riverine and Natural Environment o Community Culture.



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