Blue Mountains council resolves to integrate Rights of Nature into operations and planning

Blue Mountains City Council will investigate integrating the Rights of Nature into future operations and planning following a successful push by the mayor at the last council meeting.
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Mayor Mark Greenhill moved a mayoral minute on the issue at the March 31 council meeting, saying “as one of only two cities within a World Heritage National Park, and the only one in Australia, we feel it is our responsibility to be a leader in responsible and sustainable government and management”.

“This is a completely new paradigm of thinking for industrialised western societies, but it is essential to our future,” he said.

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