RMIT is committed to the practice of incorporating sustainability principles and practices into learning and teaching, research and operational activities.


Sustainability Committee

The Sustainability Committee works to embed sustainability into the governance structure and strategic planning process to set a standard and show leadership commitment across RMIT.

Sustainability Policy

The Sustainability Policy models institution-wide excellence in integrating sustainability into all activities. It aims to make RMIT a living laboratory, encouraging research that engages with internal infrastructure, process and people.

Sustainability Annual Report
The report highlights a year of dedication and innovation in sustainability from our students and staff.



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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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