Mayor: Russell Aubrey
The City of Melville is a member of the Global Covenant of Mayors sharing a long-term vision for combating climate change and transitioning to a low-emission and resilient society. Top focus areas for emissions reduction are electricity, on-road transport, solid waste and waste water. The City aims to reduce emissions by 48% from internal operations by 2025, while extending the targets on emissions reduction to the whole City.
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international alliance of cities with a shared long-term vision of promoting voluntary action to combat climate change and transition to low-emission and resilient societies. The Global Covenant now includes over 9,130 cities from 120 countries, representing over 775 million people and 10.55% of the total global population, and is the largest global network of councils leading action on climate change.