A communique outlining key Board decisions and discussions published after the Sustainability Victoria Board meeting.
The SV Board has always been proud of the work of our SV team, and this board meeting really showed a next level commitment to help Victorians achieve zero net waste and zero net carbon.
Over the last 12 months, SV has released and assessed seven grant programs under the Recycling Victoria policy, representing over $45 million in government investment and leveraging an additional $77 million to support Victoria’s transition to a circular economy – a huge delivery effort and great support from everyone in Victoria.
While our team continues to go above and beyond, this board meeting did mark a change for our Board, as we farewelled our Board Chair, Vicky Darling, whose time on the Board ends on 9 June 2021. Vicky joined the Board in June 2016 and has ably led the Board as interim Chairperson since 1 July 2021. Under Vicky’s leadership the Board:
The Board also farewelled Sarah Clarke, who has been a member of the Board since July 2017 and Deputy Chairperson since 1 July 2019. She will continue to serve the Victorian community as a member of the boards of Cladding Victoria and Homes Victoria. The Board thanks both for their contributions – and looks forward to welcoming some new faces and a new Board Chair shortly.
Key highlights of this meeting included:
Reflecting Sustainability Victoria’s reach across the Victorian community, the Board also received the following updates:
We can’t wait to hear the future successes for both ResourceSmart schools and our Council partners over coming meetings!