Gippsland Climate Change Network

Man, despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication, and his many accomplishments, owes his existence to a six inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains”  Paul Harvey.

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JOIN OUR TEAM! Gippsland New Energy Development Officer

The Gippsland New Energy Development Officer (GNED) will connect, collaborate, and coordinate largescale commercial renewable energy developments across the six local governments within Gippsland to effectively implement joint initiatives, build capacity, strengthen regional partnerships, and create an environment of innovation and delivery typically beyond the reach of individual councils.

The GNED Officer will be responsible for facilitating more efficient information sharing, infrastructure requirements, workforce alignments and community consultation, including the development for place-based appropriate benefit structures between local and state government organisations, renewable energy developers and associated service industries.

This position is funded via the  Latrobe Valley Authority and as such it is expected that the GNED Officer will work closely with their appropriate teams to ensure consistent service delivery and to adopt the Gippsland Smart Specialisation way of work.

Applications close Wednesday 16th November, 2022. For further information see the Position Description or contact Darren McCubbin on 0419 587 572 or at . 3 days per week (22.8 hours) until August 30, 2023. Need to be able to work remotely and travel to locations around Gippsland as needed.  Hot desk site available at Latrobe City and Wellington Shire. 

Highlights from our 2022 Conference held : 11-12 August

Our Vision

Gippsland is carbon neutral by 2040 with thriving communities, new industries, a resilient economy, healthy habitats, and sustainably managed resources.

Our Challenge

Engaging our community about the real and present threat of climate change impacts in Gippsland in ways that understand the science, promote partnerships, utilise our local expertise, and generate hope.

Who We Are

We are a Gippsland wide not-for-profit and registered charity focused on connecting and collaborating with local communities, businesses, and government organisations around climate change awareness and solutions.

UN Sustainability Goals

We support the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. GCCN is focusing on:

Gippsland Climate Change Network acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Bunurong, Bidwel, Ngarigo-Monero, as the Traditional Owners of this country, pays tribute to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and gives respect to the Elders past, present and emerging.