Victorians have been encouraged to reduce their energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign unveiled by the Victorian Government.
One out of 8,000 Queensland school students taking part in a comprehensive education program will have the opportunity to deliver a keynote address alongside Mikhail Gorbachev at Earth Dialogues Brisbane 2006: A World Forum for Resource Management and Sustainable Development.
A large Queensland billboard company is one of the major sponsors of the World Forum on the environment taking place in Brisbane in July this year.
The United Nations Association of Australia announced the winners in this yearâ€™s World Environment Day Awards at a gala presentation at Melbourneâ€™s Grand Hyatt Hotel Rob Gell â€“ Environmentalist and Victorian president of Greening Australia.
The Beattie Government has made $20 million available to local Councils to stage water audits and to install water saving devices.
Ken Matthews, Chairman of the National Water Commission, has welcomed the signing by Western Australia of the National Water Initiative (NWI).
The growing demand for high quality environmental information for training programs of all sorts has led to the development of a web-based search framework and resource.
Federal Opposition Leader Kim Beazley unveiled in March the Labor Partyâ€™s new blueprint for tackling climate change, including a commitment to reduce emissions by 60% by 2050.
The 2006 National Pollution Inventory (NPI) has shown that the majority of measured contaminants and emissions being discharged into Australiaâ€™s environment is decreasing, particularly in relation to mining operations and water management.
The NSW government has accepted recommendations from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to reform the Sydney water industry.
Retailers will have to offer an optional 10% Green Power component on new residential customer accounts under an ambitious greenhouse action plan that was unveiled by the NSW Premier, the Hon Morris Iemma, recently.
Eco Expo Asia will be held from the 27-30 October at the recently opened Asia-World Expo venue, in Hong Kong.
Like many Australians, millions of Britons are reeling from water restrictions.
More Australian companies are reporting annually on sustainability, the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell said recently.