A tool to help practitioners and decision makers to identify species that will be resilient to climate change across Australia. The tool also provides resources and best practice guides that tackle some of the universal barriers to green space.
Local Government NSW is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils. Local Government NSW aims to strengthen and protect an effective, democratic system of local government across NSW by supporting and advocating on behalf of member councils and delivering a range of relevant, quality services.
Resilient Cities Network co-creates urban solutions to address complex and interrelated urban challenges, so that cities and communities thrive. The network will focus on 3 priorities to be delivered through programs of collective action with member cities during the next 2 years through a holistic approach to resilience.
Treenet is the national urban tree research and education cluster, which provides networking, resource, education and event opportunities.
ACSA is member-based incorporated association that seeks to advance citizen science through the sharing of knowledge, collaboration, capacity building and advocacy.
Originally the 202020 Vision program, Greener Spaces Better Places is a movement that brings together community, growers, government, academia, business, industry and everyday people to make our homes, streets and suburbs the greenest in the world. After all, every green space counts towards a greener Australia.
Designed for councils, this guide is based on a decade of work by the City of Melbourne.
The project is an innovative NSW Government initiative that sets a new benchmark for tree planting in urban environments to improve liveability for communities in areas with critical urban heat problem.
UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities.
A collection of tools that are available internationally.
The guidelines provide practical guidance on how to adapt the urban environment through urban green cover projects.
Greener Spaces Better Places and Living Melbourne teamed up to create the Urban Greeners’ Resource Hub, a curated collection of best practice tools, guides, resources and case studies to help urban greening professionals protect and enhance Australia’s urban forests and green cover in our towns and cities.
The toolkit focuses on strategies that can be implemented in new development and redevelopment, to reduce urban heat and help people adapt.
Urban Tree Canopy Targets & Development Controls Report by Gallagher Studio & Studio Zanardo (PDF, 8380.52 KB)
This report details voluntary best practice targets and planning controls to enhance tree canopy, outlines the method for establishing the targets, and contains examples of design solutions that can be used to achieve the targets.
NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment commissioned a water efficiency study to guide councils in supporting responsible tree planting.
The guidelines seek to create streets with improved environmental, social and health outcomes for all street users. The guidelines are focused on service provision to new greenfield development areas in Western Sydney. They do, however, have the potential to be applied to existing areas that are undergoing significant change and are in an appropriate urban setting.
Open access online repository of information about the distribution of Australian plants, animals, and fungi.
A tool for the botanical community that deals with plant names and their usage in the scientific literature, whether as a name or synonym.
1,198,000 global plant names, 106,800 detailed descriptions, and 278,600 images.