ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic
ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic makes it easier for your school to take a whole-of-school approach to embedding sustainability. ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic helps your school minimise waste, save energy and water, improve biodiversity and cut your greenhouse gas emissions. The ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic framework has been developed by Sustainability Victoria.
Regional consortia of services providers support schools locally.
The Grampians ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic Consortium is facilitating sustainability education in Western Victoria using the ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic framework.
The Grampians ResourceSmart AuSSI Consortium consists of thirteen members and works with all schools - Government, Independent and Catholic - in the former Grampians DEECD REgion.
- Highlands Regional Waste Management Group (Lead Agency)
- Sovereign Hill - Narmbool (Deputy Lead)
- Catholic Education Office, Ballarat
- DEECD Regional Office
- Grampians Regional Waste Management Group
- Desert Fringe Regional Waste Management Group
- GWM Water
- Central Highlands Water
- Corangamite Catchment Management Authority
- Cool Australia
For more information or to sign up contact:
Julie White, Project Coordinator email@example.com
Rosemary Angus, Project Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Schools that embark of their Sustainability Journey with ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic will complete a Core module (planning), and resource modules in waste, energy, water and biodiversity. Certificates are awarded for each module completed and schools can seek 5Star certification and get recognition in the ResourceSmart Schools Awards.
They will also use SETS (Schools Environment Tracking System) to monitor progress.
The foundation module that covers policy, planning and curriculum
This module helps your school reduce waste through the best operational practices of 'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle'
This module helps your school reduce energy use and save on bills.
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Energy Efficiency Grants for Victorian Schools
Energy Grants from the DEECD available to all schools that are new to the ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic framework, find out if you are eligible to apply for a grant of up to $10,000
Applications close 30 May 2013 click here for more information
This module helps your school reduce your water use and save on bills.
This module supports your school to develop and increase biodiversity in your school grounds.