A ‘champion’ model for driving change. Karen Cosson Litter Champion for the Victorian Litter Action Alliance. Melbourne 27 May 2004. Victorian Litter Action Alliance.
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Litter Champion for the Victorian Litter Action Alliance
Melbourne 27 May 2004
The Victorian approach to litter prevention is unique in Australia. Its emphasis on coordinating litter reduction activities through a peak body incorporating government and non-government sectors means:
To progress best practice litter prevention for the state, VLAA appointed a litter champion in April 2002.
A best practice approach aims to:
To build the capacity of councils to implement programs that change littering behaviour
Determined after consultation with stakeholders including VLAA members, RWMGs, local government, other bodies
Few resources available (or widely known)
Lack of knowledge of:
This best practice ‘kit’:
Summits & events
The litter champion also:
The model, providing a dedicated litter officer for the state, has significantly progressed best practice litter prevention in Victoria.
Overcomes the previous barriers of:
The litter champion represents VLAA (all its members):
firstname.lastname@example.org 03 9653 6943
‘subscribe litterALLY’ in subject line