Sustainability

Govt prepares for summer fish deaths

14 October, 2019

The government has released a Native Fish Emergency Response Plan to protect the Murray–Darling Basin's native fish ahead of an expected hot and dry summer.


Bolstering bridges against climate change

14 October, 2019

Ultimately, climate change will affect the world's bridges, but to what extent?


Applications open for Scopus Researcher Awards

14 October, 2019

The awards recognise outstanding researchers in Australia and New Zealand who have made significant contributions to their fields and areas of research.


Enable wins Premier's Sustainability Award

11 October, 2019

Enable Social Enterprises has taken out the Premier's Recognition Award at the Premier's Sustainability Awards for its work employing disadvantaged people in a successful e-waste business.


Partners collaborate on large-scale native tree project

09 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Greening Australia

Woodside and Greening Australia are collaborating to undertake large-scale, native tree planting projects that will generate quality carbon offsets.


Nothing fishy about Commonwealth-managed fisheries

09 October, 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, Australia's Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been deemed to be in good shape and fished sustainably.


Property sector aligning with Paris Agreement

08 October, 2019

A report reveals that almost half of Australia's largest listed property companies have committed to greenhouse gas emissions reductions in close alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement.


Australians want private-sector service from local governments

08 October, 2019

A recent study reveals that local governments should employ digital-driven insights and cloud-enabled services to meet community expectations relating to data security, communication and environmental sustainability.


Vic counts down to plastic bag ban

08 October, 2019

Sustainability Victoria has launched the Better Bag Habits campaign to prepare Victorians for the state-wide lightweight plastic bag ban taking effect on 1 November.


PGT-Reclaimed wins gold at Green World Awards

04 October, 2019

The Green Organisation has announced sustainable furniture maker PGT-Reclaimed as the international gold winner of Sustainability at this year's Green World Awards.


The Star shines in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

03 October, 2019

The Star Entertainment Group has been listed as sustainability leader for the casino and gaming industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.


The carbon conversion research inspired by leaves breathing

02 October, 2019

Drawing inspiration from plants, researchers are developing a carbon capture method that converts and recycles CO2 into raw materials that can be used to create fuels and chemicals.


Hope for renewable hydrogen ammonia plant

01 October, 2019

A feasibility study will investigate the construction and operation of a renewable ammonia plant at Queensland Nitrates' existing facility near Moura in Central Queensland.


Additions to WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Commitment

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Monash University, Multiplex and the City of Melbourne are the latest signatories to pledge themselves to the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.


National Smart Energy Summit announced

30 September, 2019

The Smart Energy Council has announced the inaugural National Smart Energy Summit, taking place on 10 December 2019 in Sydney.


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