Our Projects

The CRJO works to deliver a wide range of projects in collaboration with members and state agency partners. See below for some of our current initiatives.

  • All Projects
  • Bushfire Resilient Housing Toolkit
  • Contaminated Lands
  • Regional Resilience
  • Waste & Resource Recovery
UPSS Training
The CRJO has developed an Underground Petroleum Storage Site (UPSS) inspection and regulation training package. Onsite footage of UPSS inspections and compliance requirements give councils a comprehensive overview the necessary steps in managing these sites. This short presentation is a...
Food Donation Network
The Food Donation Network aims to connect supermarkets that have excess food with charities that provide food relief services. This connection will increase food donation in regional communities, with the benefit of diverting food waste from regional landfills and alleviating issues ass...
School Waste Education Program
The CRJO works with the Eaton Gorge Theatre Company and Environmentors to deliver an annual program of waste education sessions to primary and secondary schools across the region. Get in touch with our Waste and Resource Recovery team if you would like to know more or sign your school u...
Legacy Contaminated Land Database
The CRJO is developing a spatial data mapping tool to assist Councils identify land parcels and sites containing unknown or legacy contamination substances of a combustible or accelerant nature that pose a hazard risk. The mapping tool will allow Councils to identify current and past bu...
Household Chemical Collection
The CRJO is coordination a program of household chemical collections for member councils and their communities. The NSW EPA is subsidising 50% of the costs of these events and the CRJO is negotiating with Paintback to secure an extra contribution for the disposal costs for paints. The p...
Model Contaminated Land Policy
The CRJO is working with member councils to develop a model Contaminated Land Policy. It is designed as a model for Councils to consider when developing their own Contaminated Land Policy. The Policy provides guidance about land contamination and its effects on human health and the envi...
SimTable
The Simtable Project will deliver a state-of-the-art digital tool that can be used to engage communities in localised place-based emergency information sessions. These sessions will raise the awareness of existing and future natural hazards, identify vulnerable populations and assets an...
Blueprint for a Resilient South East NSW
Adapting to a Changing World  Communities and councils impacted by fires and other disasters across South East NSW acknowledge the need to do things differently in response to climate change. We need new ways of working together in partnership to undertake the necessary actions required...
Bushfire-Resilient Housing Toolkit
The Canberra Region Joint Organisation and their partners created a toolkit for residents, industry and councils to help make existing homes more bushfire ready.  This project is proudly funded by the New South Wales Government, with assistance from Local Government NSW, the Minderoo Fo...