BESS was funded with the support of the Victorian Government under the Victorian Adaptation and Sustainability Partnership – formerly known as the Victorian Local Sustainability Accord.

We acknowledge the time and effort of the following organisations and individuals in the development of BESS: 

Original Project Partners

  • Moreland City Council (Lead Council, now Merri-bek City Council)
  • City of Ballarat
  • Banyule City Council
  • Boroondara City Council
  • City of Greater Dandenong
  • City of Kingston
  • City of Port Phillip
  • City of Stonnington
  • City of Whitehorse
  • City of Whittlesea
  • City of Yarra
  • Council Alliance for a Sustainable Built Environment (CASBE)
  • Darebin City Council
  • Frankston City Council
  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • Knox City Council
  • Manningham City Council
  • Moonee Valley City Council
  • Moreland Energy Foundation
  • Municipal Association of Victoria

Algorithm Development, Viridis E3 consortium

  • Jonathan Dalton
  • Warren Overton
  • Adjunct Prof Alan Pears
  • Tony Isaacs
  • Paul Downton

 Software Development, DEPT (previously Two Bulls Holdings)

  • Ashley Herring
  • Jason Strachan
  • Owen Davey
  • Stephen Cassidy
  • Evan Davey

Image Credits

  • Northcote Childcare, Law Architects, Photography George Theodoridis
  • Heller Street Park & Residences, Six Degrees Architects. Photography Patrick Rodriguez
  • 142 Park Street, South Melbourne (The Block Sky High), Brenchley Architects. Image copyright Elizabeth Allnutt
  • Green roof, Florence Street Coburg, Nest Architects
  • Moorabbin Justice Centre, FMSA Architects
  • The Commons Brunswick, Breathe Architecture. Photography Andrew Wattke
  • Middle Park Beach Amenities, Gregory Burgess Architects
  • Merri Creek House, Brave New Eco. Photography: Lloyd Shield
  • Skinners Playground South Melbourne, Phooey Architects
  • 2-4 Ross Place South Melbourne, Jackson Clements Burrows
  • Port Melbourne Football Club, k20 Architecture
  • Bendigo Law Courts, John Wardle Architects. Photography Liz Martin
  • Glenroy Community Hub, Merri-bek City Council.