The department is committed to reducing the environmental impact of education and care facilities as well as its corporate services. This includes:
- the improvement in efficiency of government owned buildings
- sustainable water use
- reduction of waste to landfill and the consumption of resources.
Low carbon strategy
To achieve these targets the department is committed to environmental programs that transition from carbon intensive practices to low carbon alternatives and environmentally sustainable practices.
A core focus is to implement facilities upgrades that provide curriculum opportunities to educate the next generation on new technologies, environmental sustainability and a low carbon future.