Bega Valley Shire Council is consulting with the community as part of its Cooler Places in a Warmer Climate pilot project for the communities of Wyndham, Bemboka and Quaama.
The Project aims to reduce the incidence and severity of heat-related illness in these vulnerable communities by:
The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage’s guide for Local Government, Minimising the impacts of extreme heat defines extreme heat as significantly hotter and/or more humid than average summertime temperature for a location, whereby human and animal health, and the performance of infrastructure and the delivery of services may be adversely affected.
The aim of the community consultation stage of the project is to:
Kategic Solutions is working with Council through the community consultation phase of the project, which will take place in three parts:
The information sessions will gather feedback and input to designing cool refuges in community halls and provide helpful information about managing health during extreme heat events.
Please drop in to a public information session any time between 10am and 12 noon to have a chat, give feedback or ask questions.
Please drop to one of our information sessions anytime between 10am and 12 noon to have a chat, give feedback or ask questions.