Clean Up Australia Day
Written on the 5 March 2013
This year I joined the Mayor of Stonnington, Matthew Koce and members of the Prahran community for Clean Up Australia Day activities at Darling Park, South Yarra. I also headed out to Brickmakers Park and Scotchmans Creek with the Oakleigh community to do my bit to clean up and keep Victoria beautiful.
The Victorian Coalition Government is committed to reducing the amount of litter that ends up in rivers and streams, particularly in metropolitan areas.
Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith, has created a government taskforce to tackle this issue.
With representatives from EPA, Melbourne Water, DSE, Parks Victoria and the broader community, the taskforce will develop a plan to:
To learn more about the program visit: www.epa.vic.gov.au/litter
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