Melbourne has once again been recognised as a leader for climate change, with the Victorian capital winning a C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Award earlier this week for the Urban Landscapes Climate Adaptation Program.
This could be wonderful news for the more sustainable residents of Carnegie real estate and anyone interested in a great environment to purchase cleaner, greener property in. Lord mayor Robert Doyle said the implementation of the program aimed to provide protection for people, businesses and the environment when it was started back in 2010.
"We have spent $40 million above 'business as usual' implementing scalable solutions to reduce our susceptibility to drought and cool our city by four degrees Celsius," said Mr Doyle in a September 23 statement.
There has been an additional 10,000 square metres of green space added to the city – including the transformation of 5,000 square metres from asphalt to parkland – with more developments set for the future.
If you're interested in buying your own property in the area, get in touch with Matt Hurlston at Ray White Carnegie. His insight into the local market will provide you with an insider's look, helping you find the most suitable home possible.