Gippsland Climate Change Adaptation Projects & Groups

Click on the images below, or on the website links in red, and access inspiration from projects and groups that are changing Gippsland for the better!

Landcare & Friends

Landcare groups and Friends groups are where communities make great things happen! Visit the Vic Landcare Gateway and the VEFN friends finder to connect with your local groups.

Energise Gippsland

The Gippsland Climate Change Network’s Energise Gippsland portal supports community energy projects with the aim of bringing renewable energy freedom to Gippslanders.

Possums & Potoroos

North East Catchment Management Authority and DELWP have great videos and information on Mountain Pygmy Possum recovery, and here’s a link to the Long-Footed Potoroo Camera Trap story.

Habitat & Biodiversity

East Gippsland's Emerald Link, Bass Coast Biolinks and Greening Australia’s Greater Glider Project, are 3 inspiring projects protecting biodiversity and habitat across the region.

Westernport Biosphere

Biospheres are recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation as special sites for balancing biological diversity, economic development & cultural values.

Transitions Magazine

Communities Leading Change have gathered the stories from more than 25 Latrobe Valley and Gippsland residents who see a bright and healthy climate-ready future for the region.

Super Seaweed!

Seaweed farming has the ability to restore fish and shellfish habitats whilst drawing carbon from the atmosphere. Find out more in Food & Fibre Gippsland’s “Seaweed Snapshot”.

Edible Insects

More than 2,100 insect species are currently eaten by two billion people from 130 countries. Insect farming has a low environmental footprint and CSIRO has a plan for developing it in Australia.

Regenerative Farming

This program brings together regionally specific climate change information and expert experience to help farmers adapt to climate change. Check out the inspiring videos from participants.

Offshore Wind Energy

Star of the South is Australia’s first offshore wind project. It’s being built off the south coast of Gippsland and will supply up to 20% of Victoria’s electricity needs when it comes online in 2028.

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