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City of Adelaide Lord Mayor, Martin Haese is the new CCCLM Chair for 2015

Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle has handed over the Chairmanship of the Council of Capital City Lord Mayors (CCCLM) to the Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Martin Haese for 2015. “CCCLM works to foster a united, partnership approach with other levels of... Read More


Australia’s Council of Capital City Lord Mayors (CCCLM) will converge on Canberra today to discuss important policy issues with Federal political leaders, including the Prime Minister. CCCLM Chair, Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said strong relationships... Read More


CCCLM policy position – Homelessness

It is a fundamental right of every Australian to live in a home that is safe, secure and affordable. The reality is that not everyone in Australia can access this basic human right. Homelessness is an issue that affects all capital cities.

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CCCLM policy position – Emissions Reductions

As large users of energy, cities produce a significant proportion of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and consume an estimated 75% of the world’s energy (C40 Cities 2009).

CCCLM has a bold agenda to improve the way capital cities are planned, built and function to achieve efficient use of resources and to develop lead approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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CCCLM policy position – International Education

Education is Australia’s fourth biggest export sector. It is the largest export industry for Victoria and second largest for NSW. Education generates $15 billion a year (down from $18 billion in 2009) and supports approximately 100,000 jobs across Australia. CCCLM believes more needs to be done to secure Australia’s future as a leading education exporter.

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Unlocking Smart Growth in Australia’s Capital Cities

Unlocking Smart Growth in Australia’s Capital Cities identifies the critical components that contribute to making our cities more prosperous, sustainable and liveable places. The Smart Growth model provides a real alternative to continual expansion. It focuses on building mixed use communities with a range of housing and transport choices, great public spaces and access to local jobs.

CCCLM has been pleased to work with Urbis to bring this important report  to Australia
Unlocking Smart Growth in Australia’s Capital Cities

Infrastructure financing solutions for Australia’s capital cities – August 2013

Infrastructure financing solutions for Australia’s capital cities

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Providing national leadership for the effective co-ordination and representation of the special interests of Capital Cities

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