• Policy Bank

    Australian and international examples of policy and legislation which supports and encourages relocalisation of energy, food and fabrication

    energy
    policy, legislation and regulation to support and encourage local and renewable energy Co-operatively Owned Wind Turbines (Denmark): Middelgrunden cooperative bylaws By laws for collectively finance, build and operate wind turbines owned by a group of residents Citizen Reclamation of Power...
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    food
    policy, legislation and regulation to support and encourage local food production Urban Agriculture (US) San Francisco's Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone City ordinance that allows owners of vacant property to apply for tax reduction in exchange for putting their land into agricultural use for...
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    fabrication
    policy, legislation and regulation to support and encourage local manufacturing, remaking, and a circular economy Repair Tax Incentive (Sweden): From Value Chain to Value Cycle (in Swedish and English) The Swedish government is introducing tax breaks (halving VAT) on repairs. Right to Repair ...
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