Heat Refuge Network Protects Blacktown
What’s your strategy to beat the heat? Do you go for a swim? Maybe you blast the air con. Or do you grab an ice cream or take a cold shower? Well, Blacktown Council has taken an innovative approach and mapped a network of heat refuges throughout the community to protect those most vulnerable to extreme weather.
2SER Breakfast’s Alex James spoke with Helen Burnie, the Senior Coordinator of Environmental Services at Blacktown Council, to learn how the nation-first trial operates.